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Ameri, Amir – International Journal of Art & Design Education, 2015
The debate over the design thesis is often entangled in the dialectics of the practical and the theoretical. Whether the argument is waged and weighted in favour of a practical emphasis or a theoretical emphasis, or more insidious, a judicious balance between the two, what is inevitably assumed in the debate is the possibility of drawing and/or…
Descriptors: Architectural Education, Theses, Theory Practice Relationship, Architecture
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Golding, Clinton – Open Review of Educational Research, 2017
In the article, "What examiners do: What thesis students should know", we identified 11 things that thesis examiners do as they read and judge a thesis. But, we left a gap in the research: knowing this, What should thesis students do to write for their examiners? In this article, I fill the gap. The advice for thesis students is: first,…
Descriptors: Graduate Students, Masters Theses, Writing (Composition), Writing Evaluation
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Mason, Shannon; Merga, Margaret K.; Morris, Julia E. – Australian Educational Researcher, 2020
The primary research output of a contemporary doctoral journey is no longer limited to a traditional thesis. Amongst other possibilities, current doctoral candidates may choose to produce a Thesis by Publication (TBP). However, very little is known about the factors shaping doctoral candidates' decisions to adopt a TBP approach during their…
Descriptors: Doctoral Students, College Graduates, Doctoral Dissertations, Writing for Publication
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Baggaley, Jon – Distance Education, 2012
Behind every educational concept an opposing notion is waiting for recognition. Despite their avowed objectives, however, academic debates do not always encourage the discussion of opposing views. A review of sessions at the December 2011 Online Educa Conference illustrates that point and others about academic meetings. Opposing viewpoints may be…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Conferences (Gatherings), Educational Methods, Educational Theories
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Puspitasari, Dani; Weng, Cathy; Hsieh, Yu-Fen – International Journal of Language Education, 2020
The establishment of English medium instruction (EMI) brings opportunities for non-native English speaking institutions to compete with Anglophone universities and attract international students to join their program. More policies were designed to improve the academic environment quality and attract international students. As a thesis becomes the…
Descriptors: Language of Instruction, Second Language Learning, English (Second Language), Foreign Countries
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Holdsworth, Jason K.; Arun, Özgür – Educational Gerontology, 2017
While there are various approaches to gerontological and geriatrics (and social sciences) education globally, a component commonly included in undergraduate education is a final thesis project. In Turkey, the Department of Gerontology at Akdeniz University has undertaken a unique approach to thesis development that values and draws on accessing…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Undergraduate Study, Theses, Gerontology
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Bulling, Tulio Barrios – Arab World English Journal, 2020
Teaching professional practice and thesis development are usually two independent and unrelated processes. However, some concerns arose at Universidad SEK (USEK) Chile Department of English. Students declared to be overloaded and that working on their theses did not contribute to solving real in-class problems. Professors considered that training…
Descriptors: Teaching Methods, Action Research, College Faculty, Universities
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Jiang, Shuangyun; Yan, Xiaoqin – English Language Teaching, 2020
The guidance effect of teacher feedback in contemporary English writing has been a hot topic for research. More and more researches focus on the effect of teacher feedback in senior high schools or universities. This research analyzed the supervisor feedback on 32 undergraduate thesis revisions from 8 students from three aspects: error feedback,…
Descriptors: Feedback (Response), Supervisors, Undergraduate Students, Theses
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Pescante-Malimas, Mary Ann; Samson, Sonrisa C. – IAFOR Journal of Language Learning, 2017
This study identified and analyzed the common linguistic errors encountered by Linguistics, Literature, and Advertising Arts majors in their Thesis Proposal classes in the First Semester 2016-2017. The data were the drafts of the thesis proposals of the students from the three different programs. A total of 32 manuscripts were analyzed which was…
Descriptors: Error Analysis (Language), Proposal Writing, Theses, Student Writing Models
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Scalfani, Vincent F. – Issues in Science and Technology Librarianship, 2017
Programmatic text analysis can be used to understand patterns and reveal trends in data that would otherwise be difficult or impossible to uncover with manual coding methods. This work uses programmatic text analysis, specifically term frequency counts, to study nearly 10,000 chemistry thesis and dissertation titles from 1911-2015. The thesis and…
Descriptors: Chemistry, Theses, Doctoral Dissertations, Scientific Research
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Mason, Shannon; Merga, M. K.; Morris, J. E. – Higher Education Research and Development, 2020
The Thesis by Publication (TBP) is an approach to doctoral education that offers the advantage of achievement of a doctoral degree while at the same time facilitating development of transferable knowledge and skills necessary to enter and sustain a career in contemporary academia. There is a need to build deeper understanding of the demands of the…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Productivity, Doctoral Degrees, Doctoral Dissertations
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Conti, Alvaro – Journal of Learning Design, 2013
This paper outlines an attempt to loosen the existing role and structure of the traditional "thesis" as the key undergraduate learning instrument within universities in Thailand. It does so by describing an exemplary project -- Polly's project - that uses technology to facilitate an exit from the "regulatory space" in which…
Descriptors: Theses, Foreign Countries, Educational Innovation, Educational Change
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Durak, Gürhan; Çankaya, Serkan; Yunkul, Eyup; Urfa, Mehmet; Toprakliklioglu, Kivanç; Arda, Yagmur; Inam, Nazmiye – Turkish Online Journal of Educational Technology - TOJET, 2017
The present study aimed at presenting the results of content analysis on Master's Theses carried out in the field of distance education at higher education level in Turkey between 1986 and 2015. A total of 285 Master's Theses were examined to determine the key words, academic disciplines, research areas, theoretical frameworks, research designs…
Descriptors: Educational Trends, Distance Education, Content Analysis, Masters Theses
Kesicioglu, Oguz Serdar; Haciibrahimoglu, Binnur Yildirim – Online Submission, 2019
The research aimed to reveal through classification the graduate thesis written in the field of preschool education between the years of 2010-2018. This study was qualitative research, and the data were collected through the document examination method. The sampling for the research was determined with criterion sampling, a purposeful sampling…
Descriptors: Preschool Education, Graduate Study, Graduate Students, Masters Theses
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Sari, Winda Liftiana; Fakhruddiana, Fuadah – International Journal of Evaluation and Research in Education, 2019
The basis of this study was to determine the relationship between internal locus of control and social support with students' academic procrastination in completing their thesis. This study is using correlational sampling technique and the research samples taken from quota sampling technique are 80 college students who are in the process of…
Descriptors: Locus of Control, Time Management, College Students, Theses
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