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Your dissertation in education

Author: Scott Buckler; Nicholas Walliman
Publisher: Los Angeles : London : SAGE, 2016. ©2016
Series: Sage study skills.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : 2nd editionView all editions and formats
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"An approachable and student-friendly guide written specifically for students from a range of education courses, including teacher training, early years, early childhood and education studies to support them throughout the often overwhelming process of preparing and writing a dissertation. It provides a complete overview of the dissertation process with relevant examples based on research done by students or  Read more...
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Scott Buckler; Nicholas Walliman
ISBN: 9781473907478 1473907470 9781473907485 1473907489
OCLC Number: 945629207
Description: xiv, 340 pages : illustrations ; 25 cm.
Contents: Introduction to the dissertation process. What is a dissertation? --
What is educational research? --
What's all this about ethics? --
Establishing a focus. What will it be about? --
How do I get started? --
How do I write a proposal? --
How do I write an introduction? --
Exploring the background to the topic. Where do I get hold of the background information? --
How can I manage all the notes? --
What about referencing? --
How do I argue my point effectively? --
How do I write a literature review? --
Methodology. What's all this about philosophy? --
Methodology and methods: what's the difference? --
What is meant by mixing methodologies? --
What sorts of data will I find and how much do I need? --
Conducting the research. How do I conduct effective interviews? --
How do I structure effective questionnaires? --
How do I undertake effective observations? --
Why are reliability and validity so important? --
How do I write a methodology chapter? --
Analysing the data and identifying conclusions. How do I analyse qualitative data? --
How do I analyse quantitative data? --
How do I write a discussion chapter? --
Practical guidance on the process. How can I work effectively with my supervisor? --
What about working and planning my time? --
How can I manage a long piece of writing? --
How can I make my work look interesting and easy to read? --
How do I cope with the stress? --
Who else might be interested in my writing?
Series Title: Sage study skills.
Responsibility: Scott Buckler & Nicholas Walliman.

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