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Finish your dissertation, don't let it finish you!

Author: Joanne Broder Sumerson
Publisher: Hoboken, N.J. : John Wiley & Sons, Inc., [2014]
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats

This all-inclusive, practical guide will help graduate students design, conduct, and finish an academic dissertation or thesis with minimal drama. The structure of the book follows the sequential  Read more...


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Sumerson, Joanne Broder.
Finish your dissertation, don't let it finish you!
Hoboken, N.J. : John Wiley & Sons, Inc., [2013]
(DLC) 2013020575
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Joanne Broder Sumerson
ISBN: 9781118133033 111813303X
OCLC Number: 828481959
Description: xxvi, 182 pages ; 22 cm
Contents: Acknowledgments ix Introduction xiii Chapter one The Secret Handshake 1 Chapter two Breaking Ground on Your Study 13 Chapter three Anatomy of a Dissertation 29 Chapter four Rolling Out the Red Carpet for Your Study: The Strong Introduction 39 Chapter five Literature Review Made Simple 45 Chapter six Data Scavenger Hunt: Methodology 57 Chapter seven The Institutional Review Board (IRB) 83 Chapter eight Making Sense of the Data Collection Scavenger Hunt: Results 91 Chapter nine I Am Listening, Data: Discussion 107 Chapter ten Your Data s Next Chapter After the Dissertation Write-Up and Graduation 115 Appendix A Summary Chart of Statistics, What to Report, Abbreviations, and Suggested Syntax 127 Appendix B Anatomy of a Dissertation in Context 139 Appendix C Sample Dissertation Rubric 157 Appendix D The Juicers 163 References 167 About the Author 171 Author Index 173 Subject Index 175
Responsibility: Joanne Broder Sumerson, Ph. D.
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