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The Education Dissertation: A Guide for Practitioner Scholars

Dan W. Butin
Format
Book
Published
Thousand Oaks, Calif. : Corwin, [2010]
Language
English
ISBN
9781412960441, 1412960444, 9781412960434, 1412960436
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Table of contents
Summary
Use these focused guidelines to help you through every stage of the dissertation process! Writing a dissertation requires focus and commitment. The Education Dissertation provides a step-by-step process for developing and completing an academically rigorous dissertation in a time-efficient manner. Written for doctoral students in education who are also currently working in the field, this book provides specific and accessible guidance for the entire process, from finding a topic to conducting the literature review to writing and defending the dissertation. Grounded in adult learning theory, this volume: Offers a clear, easy-to-follow approach that highlights key milestones with concrete goals and workable methods at each step; Discusses how practitioner scholars can apply their work experience to the dissertation; Includes organizational templates complete with detailed charts, checklists, a timeline, student examples, and rubrics; Provides tips throughout to help students think through situations; Covers both quantitative and qualitative research. Perfect for practicing educators at any stage of the dissertation process, this resource provides the "big picture" framework as well as the nitty-gritty details. - Publisher.
Contents
  • A guide for practitioner scholars
  • A roadmap from start to finish
  • Focusing your research
  • Structuring your research
  • Conducting your research
  • Putting it all together : completing your dissertation
  • Defending and moving on
  • Key resources by topic.
Description
xx, 160 pages : illustrations ; 26 cm
Notes
Includes bibliographical references and index.
Technical Details
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