This is one of the most elegant list management practices come systems I’ve seen. Simple, certainly outstandingly effective, and, well, graceful.
This collects posts from the site that describe, link to, provide, resources of some kind or other. Think of this as a bit of a pit stop of useful stuff, though your mileage may vary.
Not the flashiest of names (makes me think of snot), but zotpress is a WordPress plugin that lets you display your Zotero citations within your blog. As far as I can tell (I haven’t used it) you can also access your library within a blog post and so your post will auto-insert the citations and […]
ScholarPress Coins is a wordpress plugin (so it is only for those who run their own installation of WordPress) that auto generates COinS metadata so that things like Zotero, Mendeley and Endnote can auto import blog posts as references. How cool is that?
Team Gantt , this is an online service, you can use it for free for 30 days but can’t export, but it useful if you want to build one (and you can always print to PDF on OS X to get a copy of it). …Like all of OmniGroup’s software it looks great, is very […]
It is not a word processor (which is software to process words) but is designed to support the sorts of things that writers do. For example drafting, outlining, session word counts, saving a ‘snapshot’ of work in progress in case you want to return or check the differences between versions, exporting to multiple formats, include […]
A simple template that is used to sketch your preliminary research proposal, and lab preference. This should be used with the Four Sentence Abstract example. Preliminary Research Proposal (PDF)
These are the forms sent to examiners for theses and projects, collected in just the one spot: Thesis Forms Thesis Examination Forms (.doc) Thesis Examination Forms (.pdf) Project and Exegesis Forms Project Examination Forms (.doc format) Project Examination Forms (pdf)
This is the 2012 copy of all the forms that are sent to examiners for thesis assessments. It outlines what specific things examiners are asked to assess for.
This is the 2012 copy of all the forms that are sent to examiners for project assessments. It outlines what specific things examiners are asked to assess for.
Work of exceptional quality showing clear understanding of subject matter and appreciation of issues; well formulated; arguments sustained; figures and diagrams where relevant; appropriate literature referenced; strong evidence of creative ability and originality; high level of intellectual work. … Work of high quality showing strong grasp of subject matter and appreciation of dominant issues though […]
This document outlines the roles and responsibilities of supervision within the Bachelor of Media and Communication (Honours) program. There are gaps, but it formed the basis of a discussion with supervisors and helped contextualise what is going to happen.
There is a form (of course) to record who is supervising who. The document is kept with the student file: Supervisor registration form (Word) supervisor registration form (pdf)
There are some university guidelines for what document parts an exegesis and thesis must have. There are no constraints regarding the cover you have in terms of colour, image, text, and so on.
When you design visually you use a stylesheet and in that it has simple rules (which Word can also do, though never as well) where you ‘say’ a paragraph is body text and the stylesheet defines font, line spacing and distance before and after the paragraph. … (For example, if the body paragraph is defined […]
You set up projects, and projects are made up of tasks. … What is particularly appealing about Wunderlist is that it is free, it looks great, it is very easy to use, and it runs on the web, mobile devices and an iPad (and seamlessly syncs across these).
Wunderkit is free web based service and phone app that combines projects with to do lists with the ability to share projects (so you create a project, you invite people to share it and you can assign/share to dos and project tasks amongst the team), as well as some social features built in with status […]
The ‘official’ (well, it is outside the RMIT web site and it is Facebook so it is unofficially official) honours Facebook group has been set up. Canopy Honours – RMIT. It is closed which means you have to ask to join and then get approved, and only members get to see what is posted. This […]
Mendeley is a free bibliography manager. It consists of an online and desktop (and mobile) client. Highly recommended, but also sort of almost essential as we have a shared (group) mendeley library for honours where we can contribute useful references for research strategies and methods to our group library. the group library on Mendeley Mendeley
any layout you want) headers and footers chapter titles headings layout in general Now, none of these make your argument better, but you have spent a lot of time on this, so making it look the best it can is worth doing. … Now, use the same sans serif font that you have used for […]
(This requires QuickTime.) This goes for about an hour and is around 490MB in size. The templates being discussed are the ones that Miek designed, and are available.
Miek Dunbar has designed two exegesis templates. You do not have to use these, but if you do not have access to a designer it is highly recommended that you use one of these templates. Labsome Exegesis Templates (inDesign) A video (490MB, around about an hour in length) of Miek explaining how to use the […]
What that means is you can set up a folder on your computer, lets say in your dropbox folder, and when you drop a file in there, it is auto converted to pdf, and then auto sent to your Evernote account (for example). I have used this to set up a folder so that what […]