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OASIS Writing Skills

Doctoral Capstone Preproposal Starter Kit:

Writing Resources for Doctoral Students in the Initial Stages of Development
These resources are for doctoral students at the premise and prospectus stages and who are not yet working on their official proposal documents.


In addition to knowing the specific requirements and expectations for your program and degree, learn what the expectations are for a doctoral-level academic writer.


Writing Resources:

Scholarly Writing

Writing Concisely


WriteCast (Writing Center podcast)

  • Episode 21: Writing Expectations at U.S. Colleges and Universities


Outside the Writing Center:

Academic Skills Center

  • Courses (on graduate writing, APA style, academic integrity, and more)

Walden Library

Office of Research and Doctoral Services

Research Ethics and Compliance Links