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Writing the doctoral dissertation : a systematic approach

Author: Gordon B Davis; Clyde A Parker; Detmar W Straub
Publisher: Hauppauge, New York : Barrons Educational Series, Inc., 2012. ©2012
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : English : Third editionView all editions and formats
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"The first book a prospective doctoral candidate should read. Updated to reflect both modern technological advances and the realities of contemporary academica, this third edition ... presents an overview of the dissertation process as it applies to most academic fields. You'll find detailed advice on-- selecting an advisor and a dissertation committee; selecting a dissertation topic; budgeting and scheduling time  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Davis, Gordon B. (Gordon Bitter).
Writing the doctoral dissertation : a systematic approach.
Hauppauge, New York : Barrons Educational Series, Inc., ©2012
vi, 186 pages
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Gordon B Davis; Clyde A Parker; Detmar W Straub
ISBN: 9780764147876 0764147870 9781438065168 1438065167
OCLC Number: 1030900844
Notes: Restrictions on access to electronic version: access available to SOAS staff and students only, using SOAS id and password.
Description: 1 online resource (187 pages)
Contents: 1. Need for a Different Approach to the Dissertation --
2. Overview of the Dissertation Management Approach --
3. Dissertation as Knowledge Work --
4. Predissertation Development Activities --
5. Selection of an Advisor and a Dissertation Committee --
6. Selection of a Dissertation Topic --
7. Investigating Existing Knowledge on a Topic --
8. Dissertation Proposal --
9. Dissertation Time Schedule and Budget --
10. Working with an Advisor and a Dissertation Committee --
11. Management of Dissertation Activities --
12. Defense and Publishing the Results --
Appendix --
A. Using Computer Software for Productivity in Dissertation Activities --
B. Multi-Paper Dissertation Model --
C. New Forms for a Doctoral Program and Dissertation.
Responsibility: Gordon B. Davis, Clyde A. Parker, Detmar W. Straub.

Abstract:

"The first book a prospective doctoral candidate should read. Updated to reflect both modern technological advances and the realities of contemporary academica, this third edition ... presents an overview of the dissertation process as it applies to most academic fields. You'll find detailed advice on-- selecting an advisor and a dissertation committee; selecting a dissertation topic; budgeting and scheduling time for research and writing; working with your advisor and dissertation committee; defending and publishing your dissertation. Also offers advice on using computer software to manage data and write the dissertation"--

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