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Author Wentz, Elizabeth, author.

Title How to design, write, and present a successful dissertation proposal / by Elizabeth A. Wentz.

Published Thousand Oaks, California : SAGE, [2014]
©©2014

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Location Call No. Status
 UniM Giblin Eunson  808.066378 WENT    DUE 28-01-18 +1 RECALLED
Physical description xvii, 213 pages : illustrations ; 23 cm.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents 1.Introduction -- The Student Becomes a Scholar -- Importance of a Research Proposal -- The Book's Plan -- Audience -- Motivation -- Reminders -- 2.Ethics -- Introduction -- The Scientist as Autonomous Being -- Collaborative Research -- Scientific Misconduct -- Slander -- Stealing Ideas -- Plagiarism -- Falsifying Data and Results -- Human Subject Testing -- Harassment -- Enjoying Life -- Reminders -- 3.Curriculum Vitae -- Introduction -- Forms of the CV -- Content -- Style -- Feeling Stuck? -- Reminders -- 4.Area of Specialization -- Introduction -- Function of the AOS -- Pieces of the AOS -- Organization of the AOS -- Some Constraints -- The Language of Research -- Reminders -- 5.Effective Reading -- Introduction -- Reasons to Read -- What to Read -- Peer Reviewed or Not -- Measures of Success for Peer-Reviewed Material -- Finding Material to Read -- Citation Indices -- Reference Lists -- Journals -- Professors -- General Web Searches --
Contents note continued: How to Read -- Passive Reading -- Active Reading -- Organizing What You Read -- Systematic -- Ad Hoc -- Read Daily -- Stop Reading -- Reminders -- 6.Effective Writing -- Introduction -- Content -- Structure -- Document -- Paragraph -- Sentence -- Grammar -- Verbs -- Passive Voice -- Vocabulary -- Parallel Structure -- Pattern -- Balance -- Automatic Grammar Check -- Document Format -- Revise and Resubmit -- Give Feedback -- Self-Feedback -- External Feedback -- Responding to Feedback -- Other Challenges -- Writer's Block -- English as a Second Language -- Reminders -- 7.The Literature Review -- Introduction -- Theoretical Framework -- Concrete Steps to Move Forward -- 1.Identify Keywords and References -- 2.Create an Annotated Bibliography -- 3.Organize and Synthesize -- 4.Write and Rewrite -- 5.Review and Revise -- Remaining Remarks -- Reminders -- 8.The Academic Village -- Introduction -- Advisor -- Selecting an Advisor -- Advising Style --
Contents note continued: Mentor Versus Friend -- Your Advisor's Role -- Changing Your Advisor -- Get Feedback -- Committee -- Other Faculty -- Graduate Students -- Dissertation Support Group (DSG) -- Prioritizing -- Time Management -- Feedback -- Peer Pressure -- Problem Solving -- Personality Conflicts -- Lifelong Friendship -- Some Guiding Principles -- Going Forward -- Family and Friends -- Reminders -- 9.Conceptualizing a Research Idea -- Introduction -- Integration Between the AOS and the Literature Review -- Pathways to the Research Concept -- Top Down -- Bottom Up -- Random Walk -- Alternate Pathways -- Application, Method, Theory -- An Example -- Assessment -- Revise and Resubmit -- Reminders -- 10.Problem Statement -- Introduction -- Ways to Describe the Research Problem -- Research Objective -- Research Question -- Descriptive -- Relationship -- Causal -- Hypotheses -- Evaluating Research Objectives and Questions -- Roll-a-Research -- A Specific Research Topic --
Contents note continued: Reminders -- 11.Research Methods -- Introduction -- Methods to Answer a Research Question -- Study Area or Scope -- Data -- Procedures -- Research Objective -- New Approach -- Implementation and Evaluation -- Proposal Evaluation---Validity and Reliability -- Activities -- Reminders -- 12.Research Proposal -- Introduction -- Proposal Content -- Title -- Introduction -- Literature Review -- Research Objectives or Questions -- Methods -- Anticipated Results and Project Significance -- Time Line -- References -- Appendices -- Length and Formatting -- Proposal Writing Activities -- Reminders -- 13.Oral Presentations -- Introduction -- Preparation -- Audience -- Content -- Organization -- Visual Aids -- Sample Presentation -- Speaking -- Confidence -- Experience -- Presentation Day -- Reminders -- 14.Next Steps -- Introduction -- Reuse Your Proposal -- Funding -- First Drafts -- Time Line -- The Review Process -- Recipe for Success -- Remaining Thoughts -- Last Reminders.
Subject Dissertations, Academic -- Authorship.
Proposal writing in research.
Social sciences -- Research -- Methodology.
Education -- Research -- Methodology.
Psychology -- Research -- Methodology.
Dissertations, Academic -- United States.
Report writing.
Research -- United States.
ISBN 9781452257884 (paperback)