Stepping Stones To Achieving Your Doctorate: By Focusing On Your Viva From The Start: Focusing on your viva from the start

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McGraw-Hill Education (UK), Oct 1, 2008 - Education - 245 pages
This book focuses specifically on how you, as a doctoral candidate, can raise your level of thinking about your chosen topic. Doing so will improve the quality of your research and ultimately contribute to knowledge.
 

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Contents

Introduction
1
The end is where we start from
11
What is doctorateness?
33
Architecture of the doctoral thesis
53
Exploiting the literature
67
Thinking about research design
89
Whats in a word?
109
How to conclude your thesis in one chapter
127
The magic circle putting it all together
156
Preparing for the viva
180
Dynamics of the doctoral viva
200
References
231
Index
237
Author name index
244
Back cover
246
Copyright

The abstract
147

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About the author (2008)

Professor Vernon Trafford and Dr. Shosh Leshem have collaborated on researching into, and publishing on, the nature of doctorateness since 2002.

Vernon is Professor of Education at the Faculty of Education, Anglia Ruskin University, UK.

Shosh is Head of Teacher Training at Oranim Academic College of Education, Israel, and also lectures in TEFL at the Faculty of Teaching, Haifa University.

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