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Thesis/Dissertation Writing Series: How to Write a Literature Review

Choosing a general thesis topic is relatively easy, but deciding on specific and realistic research questions requires considerable thought and extensive enquiry. The dissertation literature review is one of the most demanding tasks in the thesis writing process. Continued...


Thesis/Dissertation Writing Series: How to Write a Literature Review

Thinking of a thesis topic is only the first step. If you are ready to refine your research questions and thoroughly plan your paper, you will want to write a literature review. This podcast outlines the goals of a literature review and prepares you to organize, write, and edit one. Continued...


Thesis/Dissertation Writing Series: How to Write a Thesis or Dissertation

This is the second article in a series that outlines the mechanics of doctorial dissertation writing. It provides potential PhDs with tips on how to handle the difficult tasks of selecting a thesis topic, a supervisor and a thesis committee. Continued...


Thesis/Dissertation Writing Series: How to Write a Thesis or Dissertation

Writing your dissertation or thesis is a detailed process that will run smoothly if you keep organized. If you are looking for help on how to write the first draft of your dissertation or thesis, this podcast is perfect for you! Continued...


Thesis/Dissertation Writing Series: Selecting a Thesis Committee

In this article in our Dissertation/Thesis Writing Series, we discuss how to select a thesis committee. The selection of the thesis committee is one of the most important decisions you will make during your career as a dissertation author and PhD student. Continued...


Thesis/Dissertation Writing Series: Selecting a Thesis Committee

If you are writing a thesis or dissertation, you are not alone! You will have a thesis committee consisting of mentors who will provide guidance. Why a thesis committee is important and how you can select one is detailed in this podcast. Continued...


Thesis/Dissertation Writing Series: Thesis Editing

Here we look at the mechanics of writing, editing and proofreading a thesis in greater detail. Continued...


Thesis/Dissertation Writing Series: Thesis Editing

The first time around, your thesis draft isn’t going to be at its top potential, the mechanics of thesis editing need to be developed in order for your essay to communicate your ideas as clearly and precisely as possible. In this podcast, we discuss such things as choosing a style and being consistent throughout the editing process. Continued...


Thesis/Dissertation Writing Series: What is a Thesis?

Making the decision to pursue a PhD degree is a significant commitment. Even if undertaken on a full-time basis, you will be committing several years of your life to a process with no certain outcome. Our editors explain what a thesis is and if it's right for you. Continued...


Thesis/Dissertation Writing Series: What is a Thesis?

If you are considering furthering your academic career, it is important you know what will be expected of you when writing your dissertation or thesis. The difference between the two is discussed in this podcast. Continued...


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