ebook How to Write a Better Thesis by David Evans pdf


ebook How to Write a Better Thesis by David Evans pdf

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By David Evans, Paul Gruba, Justin Zobel

Publisher: Springer International Publishing, Year: 2014

ISBN: 978-3-319-04285-5,978-3-319-04286-2

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From proposal to examination, producing a dissertation or thesis is a challenge. Grounded in decades of experience with research training and supervision, this fully updated and revised edition takes an integrated, down-to-earth approach drawing on case studies and examples to guide you step-by-step towards productive success.

Early chapters frame the tasks ahead and show you how to get started. From there, practical advice and illustrations take you through the elements of formulating research questions, working with software, and purposeful writing of each of the different kinds of chapters, and finishes with a focus on revision, dissemination and deadlines. How to Write a Better Thesis presents a cohesive approach to research that will help you succeed.

Preface to the Third Edition
When I began to help to write the second edition with David, my own thesis was still under examination. I had used the first edition of his book, and—perhaps with a bit of bravado—asked David if he would like some assistance when he produced a second edition. He agreed to collaborate. At that time, many of my insights into writing a thesis were based on fresh, personal experience. Sadly, since then, David has passed on. I myself have been lucky enough to gain a full-time academic position and have now supervised several students. More than ever, I can see how important it is to manage the writing process throughout a research project


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