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ERIC Number: ED370506
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1993
Pages: 345
Abstractor: N/A
ISBN: ISBN-0-8247-8972-5
Guide to the Successful Thesis and Dissertation. A Handbook for Students and Faculty. Third Edition, Revised and Expanded.
Mauch, James E.; Birch, Jack W.
This book is designed to help students understand the details of the thesis or dissertation (T/D) process and to provide faculty with an instructional tool to use in seminars on research and with advisees. Ten chapters cover the following areas : (1) the meaning and purpose of the T/D and the characteristics of high-quality student research; (2) the role and responsibilities of the research advisor; (3) the development of an acceptable T/D proposal; (4) the preparation of the proposal; (5) the role of the T/D committee; (6) approval of the study plan; (7) the conduct of the T/D study and the reasons why many students drop out during the research stage; (8) writing the manuscript; (9) defense of the T/D; and (10) the completed T/D and future growth, including advice on publication and future research. Three appendixes list research-related computer technology, suggested proposal and project guidelines, and a course outline for a research seminar that incorporates the book. Contains approximately 210 references. (MDM)
Marcel Dekker, Inc., Special Sales/Professional Marketing, 270 Madison Avenue, New York, NY 10016 (ISBN-0-8247-8972-5, discounts for bulk quantities).
Publication Type: Books; Guides - Non-Classroom
Education Level: N/A
Audience: Students; Teachers; Practitioners
Language: English
Sponsor: N/A
Authoring Institution: N/A
Grant or Contract Numbers: N/A