Dissertations and Theses from Start to Finish

Dissertations and Theses from Start to Finish

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Dissertations and Theses From Start to Finish: Psychology and Related Fields, Second Edition aids student writers through all the practical, logistical, and emotional stages of writing dissertations and theses. It offers guidance to students through such important steps as Defining topics; Selecting faculty advisers; Scheduling time to accommodate the project; and Conducting, analyzing, writing, presenting, and publishing research. Readers will find guiding questions, both mundane and sophisticated, which they may never have considered before, even after coursework in preparation for research writing. Authors have thoroughly updated the text for this new edition to reflect new ethical standards for research, new style manuals, and new texts in statistics, as well as current thinking on behavioral science research. They have also updated the 30+ special elements, adding entirely new checklists, diagrams, and sample parts of research papers. Also new to this edition is up-to-date information on computerized literature searches, writing and statistical software, and use of computers for data and schedule managementDrawing from their combined 50-plus years of conducting and supervising research, the authors successfully mentor graduate students by advising them, answering questions, and breaking down what may seem like an overwhelming and ...

Title:Dissertations and Theses from Start to Finish
Author:John D. Cone, Sharon L. Foster
Publisher:Amer Psychological Assn - 2006


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