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Completing Your Thesis or Dissertation: Professors Share Their Techniques and Strategies

by Fred Pyrczak

In Completing Your Thesis Or Dissertation, Fred Pyrczak has assembled advice and anecdotal examples from seventy-one university professors for students who are frustrated with, or fail to complete, their dissertations. The wealth of techniques and strategies offered will prove invaluable for anyone struggling to complete a thesis or dissertation regardless of subject matter or category of topic. The contributors cover all aspects of the thesis or dissertation process including defending the writing, getting help from others, goals and timelines, outside pressures, overcoming self-doubt and anxiety, the prospectus/proposalm reviewing the literature, rewarding oneself, selecting a committee and chair, selecting a topic, writing, work habits, working with the committe and chair, dealing with writer's block, and more. Completing Your Thesis Or Dissertation should be required reading for all students who are faced with the often daunting task of writing a thesis or dissertation.

Evaluating Research in Academic Journals (5th Edition)

by Fred Pyrczak

When students in the social and behavioral sciences take advanced courses in their major field of study, they are often required to read and evaluate original research reports published as articles in academic journals. This book is designed as a guide for students who are first learning how to engage in this process.

Writing Empirical Research Reports: A Basic Guide for Students of the Social and Behavioral Sciences (6th edition)

by Fred Pyrczak Randall R. Bruce

A basic guide on how to write research papers for students in the social sciences.

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