How to Write a Better Thesis / Edition 2

How to Write a Better Thesis / Edition 2

by David Evans, Paul Gruba
     
 

ISBN-10: 0522850308

ISBN-13: 9780522850307

Pub. Date: 01/01/2003

Publisher: Melbourne University Publishing

From proposal to examination, producing a dissertation or thesis is a challenge. Grounded in decades of experience with research training and supervision, this fully updated and revised edition takes an integrated, down-to-earth approach drawing on case studies and examples to guide you step-by-step towards productive success.

Early chapters frame the tasks ahead

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Overview

From proposal to examination, producing a dissertation or thesis is a challenge. Grounded in decades of experience with research training and supervision, this fully updated and revised edition takes an integrated, down-to-earth approach drawing on case studies and examples to guide you step-by-step towards productive success.

Early chapters frame the tasks ahead and show you how to get started. From there, practical advice and illustrations take you through the elements of formulating research questions, working with software, and purposeful writing of each of the different kinds of chapters, and finishes with a focus on revision, dissemination and deadlines. How to Write a Better Thesis presents a cohesive approach to research that will help you succeed.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780522850307
Publisher:
Melbourne University Publishing
Publication date:
01/01/2003
Edition description:
REV
Pages:
198
Product dimensions:
5.50(w) x 8.50(h) x 0.50(d)

Table of Contents

Preface to the second edition
1Introduction1
2What's a thesis?3
3Making a strong start9
4Making your word processor work for you35
5The introductory chapter57
6The background chapters69
7The chapter on design of your own work83
8The results chapters103
9The discussion or evaluation109
10The conclusions119
11Before you finally submit123
12Disseminating your work140
App.: some notes on writing and presentation155
Bibliography179
Index183

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