Surviving Your Dissertation

Author: Kjell Erik Rudestam
Publisher: SAGE
ISBN: 9781412916790
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Aimed at graduate students, this edition offers readers guidance that other dissertation guides often miss, from ways to improve one's writing, to identifying one's learning preferences, to dealing with emotional blocks.

Surviving Your Dissertation

Author: Kjell Erik Rudestam
Publisher: SAGE Publications
ISBN: 1483354938
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In the fully updated Fourth Edition of their best-selling guide, Surviving Your Dissertation, Kjell Erik Rudestam and Rae R. Newton answer questions concerning every stage of the dissertation process, including selecting a suitable topic, conducting a literature review, developing a research question, understanding the role of theory, selecting an appropriate methodology and research design, analyzing data, and interpreting and presenting results. In addition, this must-have guide covers topics that other dissertation guides often miss, such as the many types of quantitative and qualitative research models available, the principles of good scholarly writing, how to work with committees, how to meet IRB and ethical standards, and how to overcome task and emotional blocks. With plenty of current examples, the new edition features an expanded discussion of online research, data collection and analysis, and the use of data archives, as well as expanded coverage of qualitative methods and added information on mixed methods.

Surviving Your Dissertation

Author: Kjell Erik Rudestam
Publisher: Sage Publications, Inc
ISBN: 9781412916790
Size: 24.97 MB
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Aimed at graduate students, this edition offers readers guidance that other dissertation guides often miss, from ways to improve one's writing, to identifying one's learning preferences, to dealing with emotional blocks.

Surviving Your Dissertation

Author: Kjell Erik Rudestam
Publisher: SAGE Publications
ISBN: 1483323781
Size: 52.97 MB
Format: PDF, Mobi
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In the fully updated Fourth Edition of their best-selling guide, Surviving Your Dissertation, Kjell Erik Rudestam and Rae R. Newton answer questions concerning every stage of the dissertation process, including selecting a suitable topic, conducting a literature review, developing a research question, understanding the role of theory, selecting an appropriate methodology and research design, analyzing data, and interpreting and presenting results. In addition, this must-have guide covers topics that other dissertation guides often miss, such as the many types of quantitative and qualitative research models available, the principles of good scholarly writing, how to work with committees, how to meet IRB and ethical standards, and how to overcome task and emotional blocks. With plenty of current examples, the new edition features an expanded discussion of online research, data collection and analysis, and the use of data archives, as well as expanded coverage of qualitative methods and added information on mixed methods.

Your Statistical Consultant

Author: Rae R. Newton
Publisher: SAGE
ISBN: 1412997593
Size: 56.43 MB
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Discussing the issues that surround a range of statistical questions and controversies, the Second Edition reveals divergent perspectives on these issues and offers practical advice and examples for conducting statistical analyses that reflect the authors′ interpretation of the consensual wisdom of the field. It is a compendium of statistical knowledge - some theoretical, some applied - that addresses those questions most frequently asked by students and colleagues struggling with statistical analyses.

Essentials Of A Qualitative Doctorate

Author: Immy Holloway
Publisher: Routledge
ISBN: 1315429438
Size: 26.89 MB
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Have you been working toward a qualitative doctorate without a guide? Immy Holloway and Lorraine Brown are here to help. Breaking down the process step by step, this book gives essential advice on navigating the whole program. You’ll first get some tips on selecting a research topic and writing a proposal. From there, you’ll receive guidance on your research journey, all the way through the completion (and publication!) of your dissertation. Also included is a helpful recommended reading list broken down by research area. This book is an excellent resource for doctoral students of qualitative research and for those who are still considering whether to make the leap.

The Dissertation Journey

Author: Carol M. Roberts
Publisher: Corwin Press
ISBN: 1412977983
Size: 67.36 MB
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It’s an uphill climb—but the view from the top makes it all worthwhile. A dissertation can be challenging, but this informative book helps you overcome the obstacles along the way. Using graphics, checklists, and sample forms, this guide readies you for each step of the process, including selecting the committee, getting acclimated to academic writing, preparing for your oral defense, and publishing your research. New features include: A chapter on ethical considerations Expanded coverage of digital data collection and the Internet More detailed information on conducting the literature review A discussion of how to develop a theoretical or conceptual framework

Writing Your Doctoral Dissertation

Author: Rita S. Brause
Publisher: Routledge
ISBN: 1135711496
Size: 77.46 MB
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Increasing numbers of adults are enroling in doctoral programmes, but their earlier college lives often do not prepare them for the rules of the academic game. Many have no idea what a dissertation looks like, how it gets that way, or what options are available to them. This book is a practical guide for students who need help in progressing from the decision to write a dissertation to the planning, writing and defending of it. It includes samples of proposals and dissertations that have been accepted and data drawn from a number of sources, including focus groups with doctoral students and graduates and responses to an open-ended questionnaire from doctoral students across the United States.

Evaluating Research Articles From Start To Finish

Author: Ellen R. Girden
Publisher: SAGE
ISBN: 1412974461
Size: 73.93 MB
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This thoroughly updated new edition of the bestselling text trains students to critically read a research article from start to finish. Containing twenty-five engaging articles of both ideal and flawed research, it discusses how to assess them in terms of soundness of the design and appropriateness of the statistical analyses.

The Portable Dissertation Advisor

Author: Miles T. Bryant
Publisher: Corwin Press
ISBN: 1483360911
Size: 18.80 MB
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Written for the doctoral graduate student, this book gives you the vital support to write your dissertation when you can't be on campus full-time!