How To Write A Better Thesis (3rd Edition)

David Evans, Justin Zobel, Paul Gruba
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How To Write A Better Thesis (3rd Edition)

David Evans, Justin Zobel, Paul Gruba
Take an integrated, down-to-earth approach. 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 draws 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 on the road to success.
Take an integrated, down-to-earth approach. 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 draws 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 on the road to success.

About the author

Dr Paul Gruba is a Senior Lecturer in the School of Languages and Linguistics, University of Melbourne. Originally trained as a journalist, Paul now focuses his research on the role of new media in language learning. He teaches, and supervises, on a range of topics in the area of applied linguistics.

About Paul Gruba

Professor Justin Zobel is Head of the University of Melbourne's Department of Computing and Information Systems. In the research community, Professor Zobel is best known for his role in the development of algorithms for efficient text search; other areas of activity include bioinformatics and algorithmics. He is an author of two books on postgraduate study and research methods (Writing for Computer Science and How To Write A Better Thesis), has supervised around 100 research students, and has taught research methods for 25 years.

About Justin Zobel

David Evans was Reader and Associate Professor in the Faculty of Architecture Building and Planning, University of Melbourne. Among his many books and articles is Restoring the Land (MUP).

About David Evans

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