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

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

David Madsen

ISBN: 978-1-555-42389-6

Dec 1991

240 pages

Select type: Paperback

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$44.00

Description

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, defAnd, and possibly publish a dissertation, information which should save graduate students years, pain, and money.
--Library Journal
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. DefAnding 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.
"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, defAnd, and possibly publish a dissertation, information which should save graduate students years, pain, and money."