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Record Nr.

NYU005702939

Titolo

Succeeding with your doctorate / Jerry Wellington [and others]

Pubbl/distr/stampa

London ; Thousand Oaks, CA : Sage Publications, 2005

ISBN

9781848600706

1848600704

9781849209977

1849209979

9781412901154

1412901154

9781412901161

1412901162

1281362123

9781281362124

9781446240199

1446240193

Descrizione fisica

1 online resource (xi, 228 pages) : illustrations.

Collana

Sage study skills

Altri autori (Persone)

Wellington, J. J. (Jerry J.)

Disciplina

378.2

Collocazione

Electronic access

Lingua di pubblicazione

Inglese

Formato

Materiale a stampa

Livello bibliografico

Monografia

Nota di bibliografia

Includes bibliographical references (pages 215-223) and index.

Nota di contenuto

Preface; About the Authors; Acknowledgements; Part 1- Embarking on a Doctorate; 1 What Is a Doctorate and Why Do People Do Them?; 2 How Did I Get Here?An Auto/biographical Approach; 3 Learning on the Doctoral Journey; Part 2 -- Conceptualising and Focusing the Study; 4 Framing the Research; 5 Reviewing the Literature; Part 3- Thinking about Methodologies; 6 Doing Research: Reflecting on Methods, Methodology and Ethics; 7 Approaching Research as Lived Experience; Part 4 -- Writing the Thesis; 8 Writing and the Writing Process in a Doctoral Programme.

Sommario/riassunto

This work offers guidance and discussion on all aspects of successful doctoral work. The authors advise on every stage in the process of completing a doctorate, from helping to engage in critical reflection to



useful guidelines on preparing for, and surviving, the viva.