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How to Write a Master's Thesis (2nd Revised edition)

How to Write a Master's Thesis (2nd Revised edition)

By: Yvonne N. Bui (author)Paperback

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How to Write a Masters Thesis is a comprehensive manual on how to conceptualize and write a five-chapter masters thesis, including the introduction, literature review, methodology, results, and discussionnclusion. Very often, a theory-practice gap exists for students who have taken the prerequisite methods and statistics courses in their masters program but who have yet to understand how to apply and translate what they've learned about the research process with their first major project. Yvonna Bui demystifies this process by integrating the language learned in these prerequisite courses into a step-by-step guide for developing one's own thesis/project.

About Author

Yvonne N. Bui (PhD, Special Education, Learning Disabilities, University of Kansas) is an Associate Professor and Chairperson of the Department of Learning and Instruction, School of Education at the University of San Francisco. She teaches master's and doctoral level courses in Special Education, Research Methods, Master's Thesis, Statistics, Grant Writing, and Dissertation Proposal Development. She serves as the chairperson and committee member for students' theses and dissertations within the School of Education. She is the coeditor of Exceptional Children in Today's Schools: What Teachers Need to Know. Her research interests include developing curriculum for students with disabilities from culturally and linguistically diverse backgrounds and international special education. Her personal interests include reading, writing, hiking, backpacking, camping, traveling, and spending time with her family.


Chapter 1. Overview of the Master's Degree and ThesisChapter 2. Selecting a Research TopicChapter 3. Using the Literature to Research Your ProblemChapter 4. Conducting Ethical ResearchChapter 5. How to Write Chapter One, IntroductionChapter 6. How to Write Chapter Two, Review of the LiteratureChapter 7. How to Write Chapter Three, MethodsChapter 8. How to Write Chapter Four, ResultsChapter 9. How to Write Chapter Five, DiscussionChapter 10. Final Formatting, APA Style

Product Details

  • ISBN13: 9781452203515
  • Format: Paperback
  • Number Of Pages: 336
  • ID: 9781452203515
  • ISBN10: 1452203512
  • edition: 2nd Revised edition

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