Your Dissertation in Education
Help is here! Your Dissertation in Education is a straight-forward, plain English guide to doing and writing your project. It will take you from start to finish, with practical and friendly advice on every page. This second edition includes:
- A new Foundations section with the concepts and tools you need to get started
- An expanded guide to methodology and writing about methods
- A new chapter on mixed methods
An essential companion on your dissertation journey, this book is ideal for students across education, including teacher training, early childhood and education studies.
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- Paperback | 360 pages
- 170 x 242 x 19.05mm | 611g
- 18 Apr 2016
- Sage Publications Ltd
- London, United Kingdom
- 2nd Revised edition
- black & white illustrations
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Table of contents
Chapter 2: What is a dissertation?
Chapter 3: What is educational research?
Chapter 4: What's all this about ethics?
Chapter 5: What will it be about?
Chapter 6: How do I get started?
Chapter 7: How do I write a proposal?
Chapter 8: How do I write an introduction?
Chapter 9: Where do I get hold of all the necessary background information
Chapter 10: How can I manage all the notes?
Chapter 11: What about referencing?
Chapter 12: How do I argue my point effectively?
Chapter 13: How do I write a literature review?
Chapter 14: Methodology and methods: what's the difference?
Chapter 15: What is meant by mixing methodologies?
Chapter 16: What sorts of data will I find and how much do I need?
Chapter 17: Methods: How do I conduct effective interviews?
Chapter 18: Methods: How do I structure effective questionnaires?
Chapter 19: Methods: How do I undertake effective observations?
Chapter 20: Methods: How do I conduct documentary analysis?
Chapter 21: Why is reliability and validity so important?
Chapter 22: How do I write a methodology chapter?
Chapter 23: How do I analyse qualitative data?
Chapter 24: How do I analyse quantitative data?
Chapter 25: How do I combine different data sets?
Chapter 26: How do I write a discussion chapter?
Chapter 27: How can I work effectively with my supervisor?
Chapter 28: What about working and planning my time?
Chapter 29: How can I manage a long piece of writing?
Chapter 30: Who else might be interested in my writing?
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