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Proposals That Work: A Guide for Planning Dissertations and Grant Proposals / Edition 6
     

Proposals That Work: A Guide for Planning Dissertations and Grant Proposals / Edition 6

by Lawrence F. Locke
 

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ISBN-10: 1452216851

ISBN-13: 9781452216850

Pub. Date: 04/16/2013

Publisher: SAGE Publications

Previous editions of this book have helped well over 100,000 students and professionals write effective proposals for dissertations and grants. Covering all aspects of the proposal process, from the most basic questions about form and style to the task of seeking funding, Locke/Spirduso/Silverman’s Proposals That Work offers clear advice backed up with

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Previous editions of this book have helped well over 100,000 students and professionals write effective proposals for dissertations and grants. Covering all aspects of the proposal process, from the most basic questions about form and style to the task of seeking funding, Locke/Spirduso/Silverman’s Proposals That Work offers clear advice backed up with excellent examples. In the fifth edition, the authors have included a discussion of the effects of new technologies and the Internet on the proposal process, with URLs listed where appropriate. In addition, there are new sections covering alternative forms of proposals and dissertations and the role of academic rigor in research. As always, the authors have included a number of specimen proposals, two that are completely new to this edition, to help shed light on the important issues surrounding the writing of proposals. Clear, straightforward, and reader friendly, Proposals That Work is a must own for anyone considering writing a proposal for a thesis, a dissertation, or a grant.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781452216850
Publisher:
SAGE Publications
Publication date:
04/16/2013
Edition description:
Sixth Edition
Pages:
408
Sales rank:
173,984
Product dimensions:
5.90(w) x 8.90(h) x 1.00(d)

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Table of Contents

Part I. Writing the Proposal
Chapter 1. The Function of the Proposal
Chapter 2. Doing the Right Thing: "The Habit of Truth "
Chapter 3. Developing the Thesis or Dissertation Proposal: Some Common Problems
Chapter 4. Content of the Proposal: Important Considerations
Chapter 5. Preparation of Proposals for Qualitative Research: Different Assumptions
Chapter 6. Proposals for Mixed Methods Research
Chapter 7. Style and Form in Writing the Proposal
Chapter 8. The Oral Presentation
Part II. Money for Research
Chapter 9. Money for Research: How to Ask for Help
Chapter 10. Preparation of the Grant Proposal
Part III. Specimen Proposals
Proposal 1. Experimental Study
Proposal 2. Qualitative Study
Proposal 3. Online Electronic Survey Study
Proposal 4. Funded Grant

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