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How to write a master's thesis

Author: Yvonne N Bui
Publisher: Thousand Oaks, California : SAGE, Publications, Inc., [2020]
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : Third editionView all editions and formats

The Third Edition of How to Write a Master's Thesis is a comprehensive manual on how to plan and write a five-chapter master's thesis, and a great resource for graduate students looking for concrete,  Read more...


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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Yvonne N Bui
ISBN: 9781506336091 1506336094
OCLC Number: 1089884507
Notes: Previous edition: 2014.
Description: xxi, 297 pages : illustrations ; 23 cm
Contents: List of Students' Master's ThesesPrefaceAbout the AuthorChapter 1. Overview of the Master's Degree and Thesis The Master's Degree What Is a Master's Thesis? Selecting a Thesis Chairperson and Committee How to Read and Use This Book Components of a Master's Thesis Quantitative, Qualitative, or Mixed Methods Research? Style Form Summary ResourcesChapter 2. Selecting a Research Topic Important Factors to Consider When Selecting a Topic How to Narrow and Refocus Your Topic Developing Answerable Research Questions Creating a Realistic Timeline Time Management Summary ResourcesChapter 3. Using the Literature to Research Your Problem Benefits of Conducting a Literature Review Meeting With a Reference Librarian Sources of Data: Primary Versus Secondary Selecting Keywords Conducting Searches in Electronic Databases Conducting Searches on the Internet Different Types of Articles Staying Organized Summary ResourcesChapter 4. Conducting Ethical Research Legal Regulations and Ethical Standards Institutional Review Board (IRB) Ethical Behavior Summary ResourcesChapter 5. How to Write Chapter One, Introduction Writing Style Chapter One Sections Summary ResourcesChapter 6. How to Write Chapter Two, Literature Review Preparation and Organization Chapter Two Sections Summary ResourcesChapter 7. How to Write Chapter Three, Methods Research Designs and Research Methods Preparation and Organization Chapter Three Sections Summary ResourcesChapter 8. How to Write Chapter Four, Results and Findings Preparation and Organization Chapter Four Sections Quantitative Data Qualitative Data Mixed Methods Data Summary ResourcesChapter 9. How to Write Chapter Five, Discussion Preparation and Organization Chapter Five Sections Summary ResourcesChapter 10. Wrapping It All Up Preparation and Organization APA Style Next Steps: Presenting at Conferences and Getting Published Summary ResourcesAppendicesGlossaryReferencesAuthor IndexSubject Index
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"This is the type of textbook that students keep and refer to after the class." -- Elizabeth Tolman "This is the best textbook about writing an M.A. thesis available in the market." -- Hsin-I Liu Read more...

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