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Successful Dissertations and Theses : A Guide to Graduate Student Research from Proposal to Completion

Successful Dissertations and Theses : A Guide to Graduate Student Research from Proposal to Completion - 2nd edition

ISBN13: 978-1555423896

Cover of Successful Dissertations and Theses : A Guide to Graduate Student Research from Proposal to Completion 2ND 92 (ISBN 978-1555423896)
ISBN13: 978-1555423896
ISBN10: 1555423892

Cover type: Paperback
Edition: 2ND 92
Copyright: 1992
Publisher: Jossey-Bass, Inc.
Published: 1992
International: No

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Successful Dissertations and Theses : A Guide to Graduate Student Research from Proposal to Completion - 2ND 92 edition

ISBN13: 978-1555423896

David Madsen

ISBN13: 978-1555423896
ISBN10: 1555423892

Cover type: Paperback
Edition: 2ND 92
Copyright: 1992
Publisher: Jossey-Bass, Inc.
Published: 1992
International: No
Summary

Madsen's book should be welcome both to graduate students about to undertake dissertations and to faculty needing to learn the role of thesis adviser...Madsen tells how to propose, outline, write, defend, and possibly publish a dissertation, information which should save graduate students years, pain, and money.

Table of Contents

1. Starting and Completing the Dissertation
2. Working with the Research Adviser and Advisory Committee
3. Selecting and Shaping the Research Topic
4. Preparing the Research Proposal
5. Employing Basic Research Sources and Techniques
6. Using the Library and Locating Essential Resources
7. Organizing, Outlining, and Writing
8. Defending the Thesis
9. Adapting the Thesis for Publication and Presentation


Resources:
Sample Proposals and Manuscript Pages
A. Sample Proposal: Historical Approach
B. Sample Proposal: Experimental Approach
C. Sample Pages