Reviews: Dissertations

5 reviews found for "Dissertations"
Book review : How to be an effective supervisor
This is a book review of How to be an effective supervisor by Adrian Eley and Rowena Murray, published by McGraw Hill Education in 2009, ISBN 9780335222957. It was reviewed by Stylianos Hatzipanagos of King's College London on behalf of ESCalate. This is a book which aims at being used as a manual in supervision training and as a source of reference for supervisors. The premise is that the precepts of the Quality Assurance Agency’s Code of...
Book review : Surviving your dissertation : a comprehensive guide to content and process
This is a book review of Surviving your dissertation : a comprehensive guide to content and process by Kjell Erik Rudestam and Rae R. Newton, published by Sage in 2007, ISBN 9781412916790. It was reviewed by Pamela Parker ofCity University on behalf of ESCalate. The book is clearly divided into three parts which cover ‘Getting Started’, ‘Working With the Content’ and ‘Working With Process’. Getting Started covers the research process, selecting...
Book review : The authentic dissertation : alternative ways of knowing, research and representation
This is a book review of The authentic dissertation : alternative ways of knowing, research and representation by Four Arrows (AKA Don Trent Jacobs), published by Routledge in 2008, ISBN 9780415442237. It was reviewed by Alex Melrose of Stockport College on behalf of ESCalate. The book attempts to provide an alternative angle to writing dissertations in order to make them more meaningful and less formulaic, which is, in principal, a worthy idea....
Book Review: Doing your Masters Dissertation
Doing your Masters Dissertation is a companion text to two other texts (Doing a Literature Review and Doing a Literature Search) written by Chris Hart. The target audience is primarily Masters students but PhD students may find it useful too particularly as Hart differentiates between what is expected in a Masters dissertation and contrasts this with requirements of a PhD thesis. The text focuses not so much on research methods but adopts an in...
Book Review: Your Undergraduate Dissertation: The Essential Guide For Success
In essence, this book is a complete guide to undergraduate dissertation writing, covering every aspect of the process, outlining each step from selecting a theme to final writing and submission