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The Undergraduate Research Handbook

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Red Globe Press

Pages: 320
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Macmillan Study Skills

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15 October 2009

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This practical, research-informed text will provide students across all disciplines with models, tasks and activities to enable them to plan, action, write and present quality research. It will help develop ideas, creative...

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This practical, research-informed text will provide students across all disciplines with models, tasks and activities to enable them to plan, action, write and present quality research. It will help develop ideas, creative thinking and systematic research practices to enable students to produce high quality dissertations and reports.

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Provides students with models, tasks and activities to enable them to think through, plan, action, writeup and present their research
Helps to develop ideas, research questions, creative thinking and systematic research practices that will enable students to produce high quality dissertations, assignments and reports
Offers experience, evidence based ideas and advice on all stages of the research process
Not only discusses the major research project or dissertation, but also focuses on a range of researchbased work expected from undergraduates at any stage of their degree
Includes material on necessary skills for after graduation 

Introduction
PART I: STARTING RESEARCH Getting Started
Kinds, Forms, Skills and Techniques of Research
Research for Longer and Larger Outcomes Essays, Projects, Dissertations
Research Methodology and Methods
PART II: MANAGING YOUR RESEARCH, YOUR PROGRESS AND INTERACTIONS WITH YOUR SUPERVISOR AND OTHER PEOPLE Good Practical Activities and Habits
Carrying out the Research Processes
Developing Good Writing Habits
Making the Most of Yourself
Managing and Making the Most of Your Tutor, Lecturer or Supervisor
PART III: DEVELOPING THE RESEARCH AND MAINTAINING MOMENTUM Collecting, Selecting, Organising and Analysing Data, Interpretation
Presenting, Interpreting, Articulating and Discussing Findings
Overcoming Difficulties and Managing Differences with Situations and People
Writing
Expressing the Findings and the Final Version
Editing, Articulation in Different Forms for Different Disciplines, Aims and Outcomes
What Do Examiners Look For?
PART IV: RESEARCH CONTINUES Research Approaches and Techniques for Different Purposes
Presenting and Publishing your Work
Your Research Successes, Skills, Your CV and Getting a Job
Glossary of Research Terms
Bibliography
Index.
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GINA WISKER is the Head of Centre for Learning and Teaching at the University of Brighton, UK moving from Anglia Ruskin University. She has worked in educational development for over 25 years, and in 2005 was awarded a National Teaching Fellowship for her work in learning support. She is the author of The Postgraduate Research Handbook and The Good Supervisor.

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GINA WISKER is the Head of Centre for Learning and Teaching at the University of Brighton, UK moving from Anglia Ruskin University. She has worked in educational development for over 25 years, and in 2005 was awarded a National Teaching Fellowship for her work in learning support. She is the author of The Postgraduate Research Handbook and The Good Supervisor.

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