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The postgraduate research handbook : succeed with your MA, MPhil, EdD and PhD /

by Wisker, Gina.
Type: materialTypeLabelBookSeries: Palgrave study guides: Publisher: Basingstoke : Palgrave Macmillan, 2007Edition: 2nd ed.Description: xi, 428 p. : ill. ; 22 cm.ISBN: 9780230521308 (pbk.) :; 0230521304 (pbk.) :.Subject(s): Study skills -- Handbooks, manuals, etc | Research -- Handbooks, manuals, etc | Research -- Methodology | Research -- Handbooks, manuals, etc | Universities and colleges -- Graduate work -- Handbooks, manuals, etc | Forschung | Postgraduiertenstudium | Wissenschaftliches Arbeiten | Methodologie | Wissenschaftliches Arbeiten | Postgraduiertenstudium | Recherche | Literature -- Reviews | Research -- Methodology | Research -- Methodology | Étudiants diplômés -- Guides, manuels, etc | Étude -- Méthodes -- Guides, manuels, etc | Thèses et écrits académiques -- Guides, manuels, etc | Recherche -- Guides, manuels, etc | Research -- Methodology | Research -- Handbooks, manuals, etc | Dissertations, Academic | Graduate students | Study skills | Universities and colleges -- Graduate work | Thèses et écrits académiques -- Guides pratiques et mémentos | Travail intellectuel -- Méthodologie | Doctorat -- Guides pratiques et mémentos | Forskningsmetodik | Forskning | Studieteknik | Avhandlingar | Universités -- Études des 2e et 3e cycles -- Guides, manuels, etc | Methodologie | Recherche | Wissenschaftliches Arbeiten | Postgraduiertenstudium | Forschung | Research | Universities and colleges -- Graduate work -- Handbooks, manuals, etc | Universities and colleges -- Graduate work -- Handbooks, manuals, etc | Dissertations, Academic -- Handbooks, manuals, etc | Graduate students -- Handbooks, manuals, etc | Research -- Handbooks, manuals, etc | Handbooks and manualsOnline resources: Publisher description | Contributor biographical information | Table of contents | Table of contents | Table of contents | Table of contents | Publisher description | Klappentext | Klappentext | Klappentext | Klappentext | Table of contents only
Contents:
Pt.1. Starting research -- Starting your postgraduate research -- Choosing the right research degree -- Choosing your supervisor(s) -- Research questions and hypotheses -- Research methodologies -- Conceptual frameworks -- Ethics and confidentially -- Writing a research proposal -- Pt.2. Getting going - supervisors, time and community -- Managing your supervisor (s) -- Managing the balancing act -- Managing your time and tasks -- Learning as a research student - learning approaches, styles and pitfalls -- Developing a supportive research culture locally and at a distance -- Pt.3. Carrying out the research and starting to write -- Carrying out a literature review - developing the theorectical perspectives chapter -- Methods in brief -- Using grounded theory, case studies, journals and synectics -- Action research and practitioner-based research -- Problem solving or enquiry-based research and problems solving -- Research methods for the arts and humanities -- Pt.4. Support, progress, analysis, writing up, the viva, presentations and afterwards -- Being organised, keeping records, writing up, stage-by-stage -- Writing the thesis or dissertation -- Overcoming writing blocks and learning from feedback -- Analysing data and thinking about findings -- Learning from feedback -- Writing transfer documents and progress reports for MPhil, EdD and PhD thesis -- Writing up: definitions and qualities of a good MA, MPhil, EdD and PhD thesis -- Preparing your thesis and dissertation - coherence, conclusions and conceptual level work -- Dealing with corrections - Life after Viva .. -- Presentations, conferences and publishing.
Review: "This lively, rigorous and research-informed book is essential reading on any postgraduate course. Providing you with invaluable guidance on how to plan and conduct your research, The Postgraduate Research Handbook helps keep your momentum going, shows how you can enjoy the research process itself and ultimately ensures you are able to produce a high-quality dissertation of thesis. Revised and updated throughout, the second edition includes additional material on methodology and theorising, as well as content on the skills needed to succeed after your study is completed."--BOOK JACKET. List(s) this item appears in: Honours Research Methods 1.1
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Includes bibliographical references and index.

Pt.1. Starting research -- Starting your postgraduate research -- Choosing the right research degree -- Choosing your supervisor(s) -- Research questions and hypotheses -- Research methodologies -- Conceptual frameworks -- Ethics and confidentially -- Writing a research proposal -- Pt.2. Getting going - supervisors, time and community -- Managing your supervisor (s) -- Managing the balancing act -- Managing your time and tasks -- Learning as a research student - learning approaches, styles and pitfalls -- Developing a supportive research culture locally and at a distance -- Pt.3. Carrying out the research and starting to write -- Carrying out a literature review - developing the theorectical perspectives chapter -- Methods in brief -- Using grounded theory, case studies, journals and synectics -- Action research and practitioner-based research -- Problem solving or enquiry-based research and problems solving -- Research methods for the arts and humanities -- Pt.4. Support, progress, analysis, writing up, the viva, presentations and afterwards -- Being organised, keeping records, writing up, stage-by-stage -- Writing the thesis or dissertation -- Overcoming writing blocks and learning from feedback -- Analysing data and thinking about findings -- Learning from feedback -- Writing transfer documents and progress reports for MPhil, EdD and PhD thesis -- Writing up: definitions and qualities of a good MA, MPhil, EdD and PhD thesis -- Preparing your thesis and dissertation - coherence, conclusions and conceptual level work -- Dealing with corrections - Life after Viva .. -- Presentations, conferences and publishing.

"This lively, rigorous and research-informed book is essential reading on any postgraduate course. Providing you with invaluable guidance on how to plan and conduct your research, The Postgraduate Research Handbook helps keep your momentum going, shows how you can enjoy the research process itself and ultimately ensures you are able to produce a high-quality dissertation of thesis. Revised and updated throughout, the second edition includes additional material on methodology and theorising, as well as content on the skills needed to succeed after your study is completed."--BOOK JACKET.

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