The Portable Dissertation Advisor / Edition 1

The Portable Dissertation Advisor / Edition 1

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by Miles T. Bryant
     
 

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!See more details below

Overview

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!

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780761946960
Publisher:
SAGE Publications
Publication date:
01/28/2003
Series:
1-Off Series
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
208
Sales rank:
669,560
Product dimensions:
6.90(w) x 9.90(h) x 0.50(d)

Meet the Author

For many years, Miles T. Bryant has taught a course in the construction of the doctoral dissertation, working with hundreds of doctoral students in education and social sciences. Dr. Bryant earned his degree at Stanford University before joining the graduate faculty at the University of Nebraska-Lincoln. He is active in the American Educational Research Association, and is a widely published scholar.

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Table of Contents

Preface
Acknowledgments
About the Author
1First Steps Toward Your Dissertation1
2The Introductory Sections35
3The Literature Review61
4The Research Design95
5The Report of Your Findings115
6The Concluding Section127
7Sage Advice on Navigating the Dissertation Process133
App. A: Annotated Bibliography of Useful Books151
App. B: Bibliography of Helpful Dissertations163
App. C: Assessment Instrument for Evaluating Your Study167
App. D: Activities for Dissertation Support Groups177
References179
Index183

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