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DISSERTATIONS AND PROJECT REPORTS

EBOOK BY COTTRELL, STELLA;
ISBN
9781137364272
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PALGRAVE MACMILLAN
 
 
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FORMAT
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PAGES
224 pages
PUBLICATION DATE
10 JAN 2014

DESCRIPTION

Faced with your dissertation or major project and need some help getting started? Thinking about how your final project will affect your overall grades? Then read on. Tapping into her tried and tested formula for learning, bestselling author of The Study Skills Handbook, Stella Cottrell, takes you step-by-step through the key stages of planning, developing, researching and writing up your dissertation or project report.Whether you are an undergraduate or a postgraduate, this guide: - Offers comprehensive coverage of the major components essential to producing strong dissertations and project reports - Gives unique emphasis to the importance of project management skills - Gets you involved through interactive activities, checklists and engaging student examples Most importantly, it offers the support you need at every stage and will help ensure that the creation of your academic masterpiece is an enjoyable and rewarding experience.

CONTENTS

Acknowledgements Introduction PART I: PREPARATION AND PLANNING 1. Where Do I Start? 2. What Makes a Good Dissertation or Research Project? 3. Project Managing Your Dissertation 4. Managing Yourself for the Task 5. Time and Timing 6. Working with Your Supervisor PART II: DEVELOPING YOUR PROPOSAL 7. Understanding the Assignment Brief 8. Selecting Your Topic and Title 9. Literature Search and Review 10. Principles of Good Research 11. Methodologies: Approaches to Research 12. Ethical Considerations 13. Writing the Research Proposal PART III: CONDUCTING THE RESEARCH 14. The Evidence Base 15. Working with Participants 16. Experiments 17. Observations 18. Surveys and Questionnaires 19. Interviews 20. Case Studies 21. Interpreting Your Findings PART IV: WRITING IT UP 22. Your Writing Strategy 23. Getting the Structure Right 24. Fine Tuning your Writing 25. Viva Exams Final Considerations References Index