The portable dissertation advisor /Material type: BookPublisher: Thousand Oaks, Calif. : Corwin Press, c2004.Description: xv, 189 p. ; 26 cm.ISBN: 978-0761946960Program: ENGG940, ISIT940, ISIT990Subject(s): Doctor of education degree | Dissertations, Academic -- Handbooks, manuals, etc | Report writing -- Handbooks, manuals, etcDDC classification: 378.2/42
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Includes bibliographical references and index.
First steps towards your dissertation -- The introductory sections -- The literature review -- The research design -- The report of your findings -- The concluding section -- Sage advice on navigating the dissertation process.
`I do not believe that I have ever seen a work of this kind that so thoroughly and so carefully examines the important consideration of working with the student's advisor, relationships with the student's supervisory committee, and the oral defense. Students using this text will certainly will applaud this work' - Professor M Scott Norton, Arizona State University
This book gives doctoral students the tools they need to complete their dissertation from a distance. The nature and purpose of dissertations, the culture of academe, finding a topic, conducting a literature review, doing research - all these topics are covered with the needs of this particular cadre of students in mind.
For many years, Miles T Bryant has taught a course in the construction of the doctoral dissertation, working with hundreds of doctoral students in education and social sciences. He is active in the American Educational Research Association and is widely published scholar.
ENGG940, ISIT940, ISIT990