9781591473626

Dissertations and Theses From Start to Finish: Psychology and Related Fields

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  • ISBN13:

    9781591473626

  • ISBN10:

    1591473624

  • Edition: 2nd
  • Format: Paperback
  • Copyright: 4/1/2006
  • Publisher: AMERICAN PSYCHOLOGICAL ASSOCIATION

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Summary

Provides information to navigate thesis and dissertation research. Topics include time and trouble management, finding topics and faculty collaborators, formulating and communicating plans, reviewing literature, research methodology and ethics, presenting the results, and more. For psychology students. Previous edition: c1993. Softcover.

Table of Contents

Foreword ix
Gregory A. Kimble
Preface xiii
What Are Theses and Dissertations and Why Write a Book About Them?
3(8)
Starting Out: Assessing Your Preparation for the Task Ahead
11(20)
Time and Trouble Management
31(14)
Finding Topics and Faculty Collaborators
45(36)
Formulating and Communicating Your Plans: An Overview of the Proposal
81(14)
Reviewing the Literature
95(32)
Research Methodology and Ethics
127(34)
Measurement
161(26)
Selecting the Appropriate Statistics
187(40)
Collecting, Managing, and Analyzing the Data
227(22)
Presenting the Results
249(20)
Discussing the Results
269(20)
Managing Committee Meetings: Proposal and Oral Defense
289(24)
Presenting Your Project to the World
313(22)
Appendix: Selected Ethical Standards Relevant to the Conduct of Research in Psychology 335(10)
References 345(12)
Index 357(18)
About the Authors 375

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