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Writing Your Master's Thesis: From A to Zen
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WRITING YOUR MASTER'S THESIS: FROM A TO ZEN

PAPERBACK BY NYGAARD, LYNN P.

£22.99

ISBN
9781473903937
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PAPERBACK
PAGES
224 pages
PUBLICATION DATE
21 FEB 2017

DESCRIPTION

Are you looking to find your voice, hone your writing tactics, and cultivate communication skills with impact? Using real-world cases, student vignettes, and reflective questions, Lynn leads you through the A to Zen of the writing process, building your confidence as well as developing your skills. Find out how to: Understand yourself, your audience, and your project, so you better understand your role in communicating researchChoose a question and plan an appropriate designBuild a foundation of ethics and background research into your writing practiceFind your own writing (life)styleWork with your supervisor, so you can get the best from the relationshipNavigate structure, arguments, and theory, for deeper critical engagementContextualize your research and maximize its impact. Going beyond the standard `how to survive' advice, this inspiring writing guide empowers you to develop the voice, tone, and critical engagement required for you to thrive at Master's level SAGE Study Skills are essential study guides for students of all levels. From how to write great essays and succeeding at university, to writing your undergraduate dissertation and doing postgraduate research, SAGE Study Skills help you get the best from your time at university. Visit the SAGE Study Skills hub for tips, resources and videos on study success!

CONTENTS

1. Your Master's thesis and you: Moving towards academic Zen2. From topic to question to design: Planning your journey3. Ethics: Making good choices4. You are what you read: Building a foundation of knowledge5. Writing as thinking: From rough draft to final document6. Supervision and guidance: Getting help along the way7. Structure and argument: What's the logic of your story?8. Your introduction: How do you fit into the conversation?9. Your theoretical and conceptual framework: What ideas are you using?10. Your method: What did you do to answer your question?11. Your results and analysis: What are you building your argument on?12. Your discussion and conclusion: So, what does all this mean?13. The finishing touches: Polishing and submitting your work