- Filename: writing-your-dissertation-in-fifteen-minutes-a-day.
- ISBN: 1429968885
- Release Date: 1998-08-15
- Number of pages: 208
- Author: Joan Bolker
- Publisher: Holt Paperbacks
Expert writing advice from the editor of the Boston Globe best-seller, The Writer's Home Companion Dissertation writers need strong, practical advice, as well as someone to assure them that their struggles aren't unique. Joan Bolker, midwife to more than one hundred dissertations and co-founder of the Harvard Writing Center, offers invaluable suggestions for the graduate-student writer. Using positive reinforcement, she begins by reminding thesis writers that being able to devote themselves to a project that truly interests them can be a pleasurable adventure. She encourages them to pay close attention to their writing method in order to discover their individual work strategies that promote productivity; to stop feeling fearful that they may disappoint their advisors or family members; and to tailor their theses to their own writing style and personality needs. Using field-tested strategies she assists the student through the entire thesis-writing process, offering advice on choosing a topic and an advisor, on disciplining one's self to work at least fifteen minutes each day; setting short-term deadlines, on revising and defing the thesis, and on life and publication after the dissertation. Bolker makes writing the dissertation an enjoyable challenge.
- Filename: the-chicago-guide-to-your-career-in-science.
- ISBN: 9780226060620
- Release Date: 2008-11-15
- Number of pages: 336
- Author: Victor A. Bloomfield
- Publisher: University of Chicago Press
Embarking upon research as a graduate student or postdoc can be exciting and enriching—the start of a rewarding career. But the world of scientific research is also a competitive one, with grants and good jobs increasingly hard to find. The Chicago Guide to Your Career in Science is intended to help scientists not just cope but excel at this critical phase in their careers. Victor A. Bloomfield and Esam E. El-Fakahany, both well-known scientists with extensive experience as teachers, mentors, and administrators, have combined their knowledge to create a guidebook that addresses all of the challenges that today’s scientists-in-training face. They begin by considering the early stages of a career in science: deciding whether or not to pursue a PhD, choosing advisors and mentors, and learning how to teach effectively. Bloomfield and El-Fakahany then explore the skills essential to conducting and presenting research. The Chicago Guide to Your Career in Science offers detailed advice on how to pursue research ethically, manage time, and communicate effectively, especially at academic conferences and with students and peers. Bloomfield and El-Fakahany write in accessible, straightforward language and include a synopsis of key points at the end of each chapter, so that readers can dip into relevant sections with ease. From students prepping for the GRE to postdocs developing professional contacts to faculty advisors and managers of corporate labs, scientists at every level will find The Chicago Guide to Your Career in Science an unparalleled resource. “The Chicago Guide to Your Career in Science is a roadmap to the beginning stages of a scientific career. I will encourage my own students to purchase it.”—Dov F. Sax, assistant professor of ecology and evolutionary biology, Brown University “Step-by-step, Victor Bloomfield and Esam El-Fakahany provide sound, thorough, yet succinct advice on every issue a scientist in training is likely to encounter. Young readers will welcome the authors’ advice on choosing a graduate school, for example, while senior scientists will probably wish that a book like this had been around when they were starting out. With down-to-earth and occasionally humorous advice, The Chicago Guide to your Career in Academic Biology belongs on the bookshelf of every graduate student and advisor.”—Norma Allewell, Dean, College of Chemical and Life Sciences, University of Maryland
- Filename: how-to-write-a-ba-thesis.
- ISBN: 0226481271
- Release Date: 2007-12-01
- Number of pages: 402
- Author: Charles Lipson
- Publisher: University of Chicago Press
The senior thesis is the capstone of a college education, but writing one can be a daunting prospect. Students need to choose their own topic and select the right adviser. Then they need to work steadily for several months as they research, write, and manage a major independent project. Now there's a mentor to help. How to Write a BA Thesis is a practical, friendly guide written by Charles Lipson, an experienced professor who has guided hundreds of students through the thesis-writing process. This book offers step-by-step advice on how to turn a vague idea into a clearly defined proposal, then a draft paper, and, ultimately, a polished thesis. Lipson also tackles issues beyond the classroom-from good work habits to coping with personal problems that interfere with research and writing. Filled with examples and easy-to-use highlighted tips, the book also includes handy time schedules that show when to begin various tasks and how much time to spend on each. Convenient checklists remind students which steps need special attention, and a detailed appendix, filled with examples, shows how to use the three main citation systems in the humanities and social sciences: MLA, APA, and Chicago. How to Write a BA Thesis will help students work more comfortably and effectively-on their own and with their advisers. Its clear guidelines and sensible advice make it the perfect text for thesis workshops. Students and their advisers will refer again and again to this invaluable resource. From choosing a topic to preparing the final paper, How to Write a BA Thesis helps students turn a daunting prospect into a remarkable achievement.
- Filename: writing-your-doctoral-dissertation.
- ISBN: 9781135711504
- Release Date: 2012-10-02
- Number of pages: 184
- Author: Rita S. Brause
- Publisher: Routledge
Increasing numbers of adults are enroling in doctoral programmes, but their earlier college lives often do not prepare them for the rules of the academic game. Many have no idea what a dissertation looks like, how it gets that way, or what options are available to them. This book is a practical guide for students who need help in progressing from the decision to write a dissertation to the planning, writing and defending of it. It includes samples of proposals and dissertations that have been accepted and data drawn from a number of sources, including focus groups with doctoral students and graduates and responses to an open-ended questionnaire from doctoral students across the United States.
- Filename: how-to-write-a-thesis.
- ISBN: 9780335244294
- Release Date: 2011-05-01
- Number of pages: 325
- Author: Rowena Murray
- Publisher: McGraw-Hill Education (UK)
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- Filename: how-to-survive-your-viva-defending-a-thesis-in-an-oral-examination.
- ISBN: 9780335240128
- Release Date: 2009-10-01
- Number of pages: 185
- Author: Murray, Rowena
- Publisher: McGraw-Hill Education (UK)
How to Survive Your Viva.
- Filename: qualitative-research.
- ISBN: 9781630877729
- Release Date: 2011-04-15
- Number of pages: 300
- Author: Tim Sensing
- Publisher: Wipf and Stock Publishers
The Association of Theological Schools states, The purpose of the Doctor of Ministry degree is to enhance the practice of ministry for persons who hold the MDiv degree and have engaged in ministerial leadership. The goals an institution adopts for the DMin should include an advanced understanding of the nature and purposes of ministry, enhanced competencies in pastoral analysis and ministerial skills, the integration of these dimensions into the theologically reflective practice of ministry, new knowledge about the practice of ministry, and continued growth in spiritual maturity . . . The program shall include the design and completion of a written doctoral-level project that addresses both the nature and the practice of ministry. The project should be of sufficient quality that it contributes to the practice of ministry as judged by professional standards and has the potential for application in other contexts of ministry. Doctor of Ministry projects are a type of participatory action research that introduces an intervention in order to provide ministerial leadership for the transformation of the organization. The intent of Qualitative Research: A Multi-Methods Approach for Doctor of Ministry Projects is to provide the fundamentals of qualitative research so that significant projects and theses emerge.
- Filename: the-psychology-research-handbook.
- ISBN: 9780761930228
- Release Date: 2006
- Number of pages: 516
- Author: Frederick T. L. Leong
- Publisher: SAGE
A comprehensive, easy-to-understand guide to the entire research process, this book quickly and efficiently equips advanced students and research assistants to conduct a full-scale investigation. The book is organized around the idea of a 'research script' that is, it follows the standard mode of research planning and design, data collection and analysis, and results writing. The volume contains 35 chapters, some co-authored by advanced graduate students who give their fellow students a touch of the 'real world' adding to the clarity and practicality of many chapters.
- Filename: surviving-graduate-school-in-psychology.
- ISBN: UCSC:32106017433167
- Release Date: 2008
- Number of pages: 269
- Author: Tara L. Kuther
- Publisher: Amer Psychological Assn
What happens after you've been accepted onto a psychology graduate programme? How can you best prepare for the challenges ahead and make the most of your graduate school career? This book offers step-by-step advice for new graduate students, covering practical issues such as money, as well as getting to grips with the academic side.
- Filename: library-journal.
- ISBN: UOM:39015082964621
- Release Date: 1998-07
- Number of pages:
Includes, beginning Sept. 15, 1954 (and on the 15th of each month, Sept.-May) a special section: School library journal, ISSN 0000-0035, (called Junior libraries, 1954-May 1961). Also issued separately.
- Filename: acts-of-revision.
- ISBN: UVA:X004769469
- Release Date: 2004
- Number of pages: 164
- Author: Wendy Bishop
- Publisher: Heinemann Educational Books
Revision is a crucial part of the writing process. But many authors resist the act. The contributors to this book know this from experience, whether they've taught freshman comp or other writing courses.
- Filename: supervision-of-music-therapy.
- ISBN: 0415411262
- Release Date: 2008-11-26
- Number of pages: 216
- Author: Helen Odell-Miller
Supervision of Music Therapy discusses the theoretical bases underlying approaches to supervision in music therapy, as well as focusing on the distinctive aspects of music therapy supervision from both clinical and conceptual perspectives.In this book, leading music therapy supervisors and researchers demonstrate how music therapy trainees and practising clinicians can be supported through supervision, allowing them to develop confidence and authenticity in their work. Contributors discuss supervision of clinical work with a variety of patients in a range of settings, from special education to forensic psychiatry, including work in schools, children's services and a dedicated music therapy centre. A chapter on the academic supervision of music therapists undertaking doctoral research is provided, together with an overview of the history and continuing development of the field.Supervision of Music Therapy contributes to current debates about approaches to supervision in music therapy, and offers the reader fresh perspectives on the subject, making this a book of value to practising therapists, supervisors and students alike.
- Filename: college-student-journal.
- ISBN: UOM:39015066133532
- Release Date: 2006
- Number of pages:
- Filename: br-jula.
- ISBN: UTEXAS:059172148989212
- Release Date: 2005
- Number of pages:
- Filename: the-new-alpha-join-the-rising-movement-of-influencers-and-changemakers-who-are-redefining-leadership.
- ISBN: 9781259641923
- Release Date: 2016-09-30
- Number of pages: 256
- Author: Danielle Harlan
- Publisher: McGraw Hill Professional
Say goodbye to the old model of leadership. SAY HELLO TO THE NEW ALPHAS. If you want to make an impact—in your work, your life, and the world at large—it’s time to scrap the traditional thinking about leadership. The game is changing. Power is shifting. And a brave new movement of leaders are redefining success, rewriting the rules, and revolutionizing leadership for the modern world. Meet the New Alphas... NEW ALPHAS STRIVE TO BE SUCCESSFUL. But their definition of success goes beyond personal achievement. NEW ALPHAS VALUE PERSONAL FULFILLMENT. But they also want to be a force for good in the world. NEW ALPHAS MOTIVATE AND INSPIRE. They use their power and influence to improve the lives of others. NEW ALPHAS TRANSFORM ORGANIZATIONS. They spark ideas, generate excitement, and make things happen. If this sounds like the kind of leader you’d like to be, then this book is the roadmap you’ve been waiting for. The New Alpha offers a complete, holistic, interactive program that is designed to help you find meaning and fulfillment in your life while increasing your competency as a leader. It provides a step-by-step, developmental framework for setting goals, building relationships, and using your power and influence to incite positive change. It’s data-driven, customizable, and refreshingly candid about what it takes to be an exceptional leader in a rapidly changing global economy. The old Alpha is dead. Long live The New Alpha. This step-by-step guide to New Alpha leadership includes: • Self-assessments that will help you to customize the program to meet your personal needs • Short- and long-term planning templates, including sample daily plans • A personalized tracking system, including weekly check-in templates, that will allow you to monitor and increase your progress over time • Advice for dealing with difficult people and for reaching out to potential mentors and sponsors who will support and encourage you along the way • Tips, tricks, and tools for being an engaging, inspiring, and supportive leader––who also gets results • Other essential resources that that will help you to be exceptional and maximize your impact