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Dissertations and theses from start to finish : psychology and related fields / John D. Cone and Sharon L. Foster.

Author/Creator:
Cone, John D., 1942-
Publication:
Washington, DC : American Psychological Association, c2006.
Format/Description:
Book
xiv, 375 p. : ill. ; 26 cm.
Edition:
2nd ed.
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Subjects:
Psychology -- Research -- Methodology.
Medical subjects:
Psychology.
Research Design.
Contents:
What are theses and dissertations and why write a book about them?
Starting out : assessing your preparation for the task ahead
Time and trouble management
Finding topics and faculty collaborators
Formulating and communicating your plans : an overview of the proposal
Reviewing the literature
Research methodology and ethics
Measurement
Selecting the appropriate statistics
Collecting, managing, and analyzing the data
Presenting the results
Discussing the results
Managing committee meetings : proposal and oral defense
Presenting your project to the world
Appendix A: Selected ethical standards relevant to the conduct of research in psychology.
Notes:
Includes bibliographical references (p. 345-355) and index.
Contributor:
Foster, Sharon L.
ISBN:
1591473624 (alk. paper)
OCLC:
62766080
Publisher Number:
9781591473626