The Postgraduate Research Handbook

Succeed with your MA, MPhil, EdD and PhD
Author: Gina Wisker
Publisher: Macmillan International Higher Education
ISBN: 0230364950
Category: Education
Page: 440
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The second edition of this best-selling book is aslively and accessible as the first edition. Advice, support and both active and reflective tasks take the students through the stages of research as well as encouraging them to consider social and cultural issues, such as working with their supervisor and other researchers.

The Undergraduate Research Handbook

Author: Gina Wisker
Publisher: Macmillan International Higher Education
ISBN: 0230364977
Category: Education
Page: 288
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This practical, research-informed text will provide students across all disciplines with models, tasks and activities to enable them to plan, action, write and present quality research. It will help develop ideas, creative thinking and systematic research practices to enable students to produce high quality dissertations and reports.

The Essential Guide to Postgraduate Study

Author: David Wilkinson
Publisher: SAGE
ISBN: 9781412900638
Category: Study Aids
Page: 330
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Presents advice and guidance for postgraduate students in Great Britain, covering such topics as the application process, research proposals, academic writing, networking, and teaching opportunities.

The Good Supervisor

Supervising Postgraduate and Undergraduate Research for Doctoral Theses and Dissertations
Author: Gina Wisker
Publisher: Macmillan International Higher Education
ISBN: 113729633X
Category: Education
Page: 576
View: 720

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Provides help for those wanting to develop strategies for effective supervision with a diversity of students on a wide variety of research projects, whether at postgraduate or undergraduate level. Fully updated second edition includes new content on cultural supervision, online distance supervision, and sustaining research networks.

Doing Postgraduate Research

Author: Stephen Potter
Publisher: SAGE
ISBN: 1848604815
Category: Education
Page: 320
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'Offers a practical and helpful guidebook both for students and supervisors. It is recommended for research students at the early stages of their research studies, because it provides a thought-provoking account of the different aspects of post-graduate research. Additionally, it can be a useful tool and resource pack for advanced research students who want to think about viva and career options after the completion of the PhD...a useful addition to the growing literature of books on post-graduate research. It provides not only a helpful reading but also a complete multimedia resource pack for new and more-advanced students and supervisors.' - Educate Journal The prospect of undertaking postgraduate research can seem daunting. This thoroughly revised Second Edition of Doing Postgraduate Research will show you how to undertake your research better, quicker, and with as little hassle as possible. The text offers an authoritative and comprehensive guide to better research practice and is fully compliant with research training requirements, including the Joint Research Councils' Skills Statement. Doing Postgraduate Research will enable you to acquire research methods skills as you proceed through your Masters or PhD programme. Key topics include: Designing and organizing a research project Understanding alternative research perspectives Doing a literature review Academic writing IPR and Ethics in research Research presentations Preparing for a viva Career development. Activities are used throughout the book to link the material to student's own research projects, encouraging practical `training by doing'. The book comes with a DVD and website which illustrate key features of the research process, and provide further reading and a guide to additional resources. Visit the companion website at Doing Postgraduate Research is an invaluable tool for students, supervisors, and all with research training responsibilities. SAGE Study Skills are essential study guides for students of all levels. From how to write great essays and succeeding at university, to writing your undergraduate dissertation and doing postgraduate research, SAGE Study Skills help you get the best from your time at university. Visit the SAGE Study Skills website for tips, quizzes and videos on study success!

The PhD Writing Handbook

Author: Desmond Thomas
Publisher: Macmillan International Higher Education
ISBN: 113749770X
Category: Technology & Engineering
Page: 240
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Writing is vitally important at every stage of the PhD research journey, and this text will help you to develop the skills you need to succeed at each step. It will show you how to develop a research topic and explore key concepts through writing, how to build a structured chapter framework, and how to write clearly, coherently and stylishly.

Studieren - Das Handbuch

Author: Stella Cottrell
Publisher: Spektrum Akademischer Verlag
ISBN: 9783827423603
Category: Science
Page: 352
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Studieren ist schwierig? - Nicht mit diesem Buch! Dieser praktische Leitfaden für Studienanfänger vermittelt grundlegende „Soft Skills“ (vom „Lernen lernen“ über Selbsteinschätzung, Zeit-, Projekt- und Stressmanagement bis zu Gedächtnis- und Schreibtraining, Prüfungs- und Klausursituationen sowie Karriereplanung u.v.m.) - locker präsentiert, in handliche Einheiten verpackt und je nach Bedarf selektiv nutzbar. Viele eingestreute kleine Tipps stehen neben Mini-Fragebögen, Kopiervorlagen für Tabellen, die man nicht im Buch ausfüllen möchte, und ähnlichen Hilfsmitteln. Das unterhaltsam-informative Werk beruht auf dem englischen Bestseller The Study Skilly Handbook und eignet sich für Abiturienten mit Studienwunsch, Studienanfänger verschiedenster Disziplinen und Quereinsteiger als Wegweiser durch die vielfältigen Anforderungen im "Studiendschungel".

Postgraduate Handbook

A Comprehensive Guide for PhD and Master's Students and Their Supervisors
Author: Aceme Nyika
Publisher: N.A
ISBN: 9781910190753
Category: Graduate students
Page: 122
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Outlines the concepts and strategies that will greatly facilitate the successful completion of postgraduate studies and offers help and advice on research methods, data analysis techniques, writing skills and student-supervisor relationships. The manual is an invaluable guide to postgraduate studies. Essential reading for PhD and other students.

How to Get a PhD

A Handbook for Students and Their Supervisors
Author: Estelle M. Phillips,Phillips Estelle Pugh Derek Salman
Publisher: McGraw-Hill Education (UK)
ISBN: 0335242049
Category: Education
Page: 276
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This is a handbook and survival manual for PhD students providing a practical, realistic understanding of the processes of doing research for a doctrate.

The Exam Skills Handbook

Achieving Peak Performance
Author: Stella Cottrell
Publisher: Macmillan International Higher Education
ISBN: 1137013567
Category: Juvenile Nonfiction
Page: 288
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Provides an easy-to-follow set of strategies and techniques that build to a plan for achieving your best possible exam performance. It gives practical step-by-step guidance in long-term planning for optimal performance through to last minute revision strategies. This fully updated, two-colour edition includes two brand new chapters.

Great Ways to Learn Anatomy and Physiology

Author: Charmaine McKissock
Publisher: Macmillan International Higher Education
ISBN: 1137014083
Category: Medical
Page: 192
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This highly visual text is the perfect companion for anyone studying anatomy and physiology. Offering innovative techniques to help students with their learning, this user-friendly, accessible study skills text is the perfect accompaniment to any course or textbook. Complex processes are brought to life with imaginative diagrams and storylines which aid understanding, reinforce memory and also support students with memory, dyslexic or mathematical difficulties.

The Postgraduate Handbook, Writing and Supervising a Master's Thesis

Deductive Theoretical Approach
Author: Charbel Salloum,Jacques Digout
Publisher: Bart & Jones Publishers
Category: Business & Economics
Page: 25
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Writing and supervising a thesis can be a painful and arduous task. The purpose of this handbook is to guide supervisors and students presently enrolled in or contemplating enrollment for a Master’s degree (M.Sc./MBA). This guide includes a suggested structure and conceptual framework related to any problematic and research question related to business science.

Research Training for Social Scientists

A Handbook for Postgraduate Researchers
Author: Dawn Burton
Publisher: SAGE
ISBN: 0857022180
Category: Social Science
Page: 528
View: 2006

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With indispensable advice for students from all social science backgrounds, this handbook provides the core conceptual and practical skills to embark on succesful research. The organization of the book reflects the knowledge that is required in order to become a competent and effective researcher. It follows the life-cycle of the research project: it begins with a discussion of ethical and philosphical issues; presents guides to both quantitative and qualitative data collection and analysis; provides help on using computers in research; and includes advice on how to write up and present a research project. Based on the UK Economic and Social Research Council advice on the training which students should undertake in preparation for postgraduate research, this book will be invaluable for all beginning researchers.

The Internet Research Handbook

A Practical Guide for Students and Researchers in the Social Sciences
Author: Niall Ó Dochartaigh
Publisher: SAGE
ISBN: 9780761964407
Category: Social Science
Page: 274
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Ideal as a course textbook at undergraduate and graduate level in a range of social science disciplines where doing a research project is an integral part of the course. It will also be of great use to postgraduate students who are about to start research for a dissertation, and for experienced academic researchers who are trying to incorporate the Internet into their research practice.

Getting a PhD

An Action Plan to Help Manage Your Research, Your Supervisor and Your Project
Author: John A. Finn
Publisher: Psychology Press
ISBN: 9780415344975
Category: Education
Page: 191
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Provides a practical understanding of the processes of doing research for a doctorate and discusses such issues as time management, communicating with supervisors, conducting a literature review, and publishing research.

Lopsided Schools

Case Method Briefings
Author: Gerard Giordano, PhD, professor of education, University of North Florida
Publisher: R&L Education
ISBN: 1607097885
Category: Education
Page: 232
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Lopsided Schools introduces readers to the case method. It is intended for school administrators, instructors, guidance counselors, teacher trainers, school board members, parents, and the general public. It helps them use the case method to examine the scholastic challenges that critics posed from World War I to the present.

Key Concepts in Postcolonial Literature

Author: Gina Wisker
Publisher: Macmillan International Higher Education
ISBN: 1137218444
Category: Literary Criticism
Page: 264
View: 1901

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Key Concepts in Postcolonial Literature provides an overview of the main themes, issues and critical perspectives that have had the greatest effect on postcolonial literatures. Discussing historical, cultural and contextual background, it contains selected work of some of the major writers from this period.

Working One-to-One with Students

Supervising, Coaching, Mentoring, and Personal Tutoring
Author: Gina Wisker,Kate Exley,Maria Antoniou,Pauline Ridley
Publisher: Routledge
ISBN: 113421619X
Category: Education
Page: 214
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First published in 2008. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company.

Getting Published

MA26 Publishing Success
Author: Gina Wisker
Publisher: Macmillan International Higher Education
ISBN: 0230392113
Category: Reference
Page: 360
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Getting Published provides a complete guide for all who need to write effectively and share their work with others through MA26 publication. The book focuses on how to develop a successful MA26 writing voice, and introduces practices, techniques and guidance to support all aspects of the writing process.