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Coursework to Capstone: Writing Center Support for Doctoral Students

Last update 11/19/2018

 

Visual: Walden logo at bottom of screen along with notepad background. The title of the video appears.

Audio: Guitar music.

 

Visual: Screen changes to a slide with the following title and content: Coursework to Capstone: Writing Center Support for Doctoral Students

Two Phases: Coursework and Capstone

Coursework Phase

  • (including preproposal)
  • Focused on developing scholarly writing skills.
  • This is the time when students should strengthen their knowledge of composition, scholarly voice, and APA style in anticipation of the demanding capstone writing project that is ahead of them.

Capstone Phase

  • Focused on providing the tools to write a dissertation or professional doctoral capstone.
  • Basic scholarly writing skills should already be in place; the focus is now on the writing requirements of and resources for a Walden dissertation or professional doctorate capstone.

Audio:Writing Center support for doctoral students comes in two phases: Coursework and Capstone.

 

Visual: The Coursework Phase information is highlighted.

Audio: Support for students in the coursework phase(including preproposal work) is focused on developing scholarly writing skills. This is the time when students should strengthen their knowledge of composition, scholarly voice, and APA style in anticipation of the demanding capstone writing project that is ahead of them.

 

Visual: Slide changes to the following: Doctoral Coursework Students

Support is centralized on the Writing Center website:

Available and appropriate for students in both phases, with the exception of paper reviews and live chat, which are intended for coursework students only.

Audio: Support for coursework students is centralized on the Writing Center website, which provides access to each of these resources:

Most of these resources are available and appropriate for students in both phases, with the exception of paper reviews and live chat, which are intended for coursework students only.

 

Visual: The screen goes back to the original slide illustrating the two phases. As the speaker continues, the capstone phase information is highlighted:

Capstone Phase

  • Focused on providing the tools to write a dissertation or professional doctoral capstone.
  • Basic scholarly writing skills should already be in place; the focus is now on the writing requirements of and resources for a Walden dissertation or professional doctorate capstone.

Audio: Support for students in the capstone phase(writing the proposal and final study) is focused on providing the tools needed to write a dissertation or professional doctoral capstone. Basic scholarly writing skills should already be in place; the focus is now on the writing requirements of and resources for a Walden dissertation or professional doctorate capstone.

 

Visual: Slide changes to the following slide: Doctoral Capstone Students

Support is centralized on the Doctoral Capstone Form and Style site:

Audio: Support at this phase is centralized on the Doctoral Capstone Form and Style site, which provides access to each of these resources:

 

Visual: The screen goes back to the original slide illustrating the two phases. As the speaker continues, the following is added to the slide:

Audio: Finally, note that we also offer additional services by faculty request for students during both phases.

Unsure whether a service is appropriate? Feel free to reach out to writingsupport@waldenu.edu or editor@waldenu.edu, and we’ll direct you as needed.

 

Visual: The video ends with a slide that says the following typed on a picture of a notebook: Walden University Writing Center

Questions? E-mail writingsupport@waldenu.edu or editor@waldenu.edu