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How to Write a Thesis

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By: Rowena Murray(Author)
How to Write a Thesis
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About this book

Providing down-to-earth guidance to help students shape their theses, Rowena Murray offers valuable advice and practical tips and techniques. Useful summaries and checklists help students to stay on track or regain their way. Moving beyond the basics of thesis writing, How to Write a Thesis introduces practical writing techniques such as freewriting, generative writing and binge writing.

Issues such as working out the criteria for your thesis, writer's block, writing a literature review and making notes into a draft are also covered.

New to this edition:
- New introduction by students – 'How I used this book'
- Update on doctoral skills set and Training Needs Analysis
- Extended treatment of plagiarism – and how to avoid it
- Expanded section on students' well-being
- Learning outcomes for each chapter

Contents

- Introduction: How to write 1000 words an hour
- Thinking about writing a thesis
- Starting to write
- Seeking structure
- The first milestone
- Becoming a serial writer
- Creating closure
- Fear and loathing: revising
- It is never too late to start
- The last 385 yards
- After the thesis examination: more writing?

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Biography

Rowena Murray is Reader in the School of Applied Social Sciences at Strathclyde University, UK, Fellow of the Royal Society of Arts and the Higher Education Academy and Adjunct Professor at Swinburne University in Melbourne, Australia.

Handbook / Manual
By: Rowena Murray(Author)
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