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Writing a successful thesis or dissertation : tips and strategies for students in the social and behavioral sciences

Author: Frederick C Lunenburg; Beverly J Irby
Publisher: Thousand Oaks, CA : Corwin Press, ©2008.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Written for both faculty and students, 'Writing a Successful Thesis or Dissertation' provides a comprehensive 'how-to' compendium for completing a master's thesis or doctoral dissertation.
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Genre/Form: Ratgeber
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Frederick C Lunenburg; Beverly J Irby
ISBN: 9781412942249 1412942241 9781412942256 141294225X
OCLC Number: 162507324
Description: xvii, 333 pages : illustrations ; 26 cm
Contents: Selecting a suitable topic --
Selecting a chair and committee --
Quantitative research designs --
Basic statistics --
Qualitative research designs --
Writing the introduction chapter --
Writing the literature review chapter --
Writing the methodology chapter --
Writing the results chapter --
Writing the discussion chapter --
The proposal and final oral defense --
Presenting and publishing your dissertation.
Responsibility: Fred C. Lunenburg, Beverly J. Irby.
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