JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. -

East Tennessee State University is offering a thesis and dissertation boot camp for students who have nearly completed a graduate degree at any institution.

The four-session camp emphasizes writing time and includes optional mini-workshops on topics like milestones and speed bumps, style guidelines, writing mechanics, editing, and organizing literature for review. Participants will receive feedback by expert thesis and dissertation readers. Oral defense practice is available on request.

The camp takes place on Friday evenings and Saturdays beginning on Jan. 24. The cost is $150, which includes snacks, breakfasts and lunches.

Additional weekday work with a tutor is available for a charge of $15 per hour.

More information is available from the ETSU Office of Professional Development at (800) 222-3878.