From constructing a question to presenting the findings, this welcome second edition should be the first read for students undertaking a dissertation in education. It makes complex methodological and procedural issues accessible, while fostering students’ confidence and proficiency in undertaking an independent research project.
Aimed primarily at undergraduate students on teacher education degrees, this book deserves a much wider audience. Written in an engaging style, it provides clear explanations of complex ideas and is an excellent ‘step-by-step’ guide to planning and writing a dissertation. Highly recommended.
The great achievement of this book is the way in which it combines readability and rigour. Scott Buckler and Nicholas Wallman are to be congratulated on the very thorough yet accessible approach they have taken to the topic of dissertation writing, offering advice on each and every aspect of the process, clearly drawing on a wide range of experience and referring to some of the latest literature to support their advice. I am sure that many hard-pressed and potentially anxious colleagues undertaking writing of a sustained kind, perhaps for the first time, will gain enormous reassura
We have this text in our library, and I will point students toward it as a reference source on specific items, such as organizing and writing the literature review. I would like a text that incorporates writing samples to help give students a better idea of what strong content looks like.
Useful reading for trainee teachers.
Well structured and simple to follow.
A good reference book that is easy to read and understand when writing a dissertation. Ideal for the pre-registration nursing programme.
Excellent book! Very well written and easy to read. Following a pragmatic style and gathering exactly what the reader expect to find.
Highly recommended to anyone interested in education research.
This provides students with a very good framework for understanding the requirements of a good disseration which they can use in their own research project.
To teach students how to handle their thesis subject and doing research in a structured, systematic way.
This publication gives detailed explanations with clear descriptions and stages to planning a dissertation. This book will be recommended to both the BA Education in Lifelong Learning students and the BA in Early Childhood Studies.
For those about to undertake a dissertation at under graduate or post-graduate level this is a great guide which will support you and increase your confidence.
Extremely useful textbook for students at all levels.
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