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Excellent Dissertations!

£13.99

EXCELLENT DISSERTATIONS!

PAPERBACK by Levin, Peter

£13.99

ISBN
9780335238613
IMPRINT
OPEN UNIVERSITY PRESS
EDITION
2ND EDITION
PUBLISHER
OPEN UNIVERSITY PRESS
FOR DELIVERY
IN STOCK
FORMAT
PAPERBACK
PAGES
152 pages
PUBLICATION DATE
01 NOV 2011

DESCRIPTION

I honestly found this better than my dissertation supervisor. It was never off my desk and I scanned it thoroughly and followed it religiously. Highly recommended with a proven technique to help you gain a good mark! Amazon reviewer This book is, well...excellent! Simply and succinctly it takes you through each stage of planning a dissertation. The PsychologistA dissertation is likely to be the largest single piece of work you will be asked to produce. This handy book guides you through the whole process: planning your dissertation project, managing it, and writing it up. It offers friendly and practical advice and addresses all the questions students ask, including: How do I choose a topic? How should I manage my time?How can I make best use of my supervisor? How many chapters should my dissertation have? Which is the best referencing system to use? Excellent Dissertations! Second Edition is a lively, concise and to-the point guide, which will steer you through the entire dissertation process.

CONTENTS

Producing a dissertation. READ THIS FIRST!Introduction Part One: Preliminaries Formal requirements and arrangements Pleasing the examiners You and your supervisor Part Two: Getting started The 'twin-track': your project and your dissertation Project and dissertation: Exploring the literature Project: Making a shortlist of possible subjects Project: Choosing your preferred subject Dissertation: Choosing your title Project: Methodology Project: Materials Project and dissertation: Time management and planning Part Three: The 'middle period' Keeping everything under control Project: Being your own manager Dissertation: Creating your literature review Project and dissertation: Making use of quotations Dissertation: Developing your outline Part Four: The 'end-game' The challenge to complete Project: Concluding your work Dissertation: Producing your first draft and finalizing your outline Dissertation: Improving your draft Dissertation: Conforming to good academic practice Avoiding Plagiarism Dissertation: Final editing