Introduction: Writing as a Partnered Enterprise 1. Milestones and Crunch Points 2. Research Doing and Research Writing: Transitions and Parallel Processes 3. Writing and Thinking: Partnered Processes 4. Reading and Writing: A Partnered Enterprise 5. Your Writing, the Literature and Bringing Them Together 6. Coaching Partnerships: Working with Thesis Writers 7. Submitting the Final Dissertation 8. Finishing Your Thesis with the Viva in Mind: The Written and The Spoken Appendix 1: Useful Sources, Websites, Reading and Resources Appendix 2: Sources of Software References Index
A clear and scholarly guide to the how, what, why, and who of producing a strong thesis, which will be of value to students, supervisors and examiners.
Kay Guccione is Researcher Mentoring & Coaching Programme Designer at the University of Sheffield, UK. Jerry Wellington is Professor in Education at the University of Sheffield, UK.
This is the book that research students and their supervisors have been waiting for. Much more than a mere guide to thesis writing, it offers wise and practical advice on every aspect of the journey from research to publication. Susan Wallace, Emeritus Professor of Education, Nottingham Trent University, UK