"The Dissertation Journey is by far the most user-friendly and complete guide to writing a dissertation I have ever seen."
Leonard O. Pellicer, Dean, School of Education
University of La Verne
"Dr. Roberts’s book provides insight into every aspect of developing and writing a dissertation. From selecting a topic, to choosing a committee, to deciding what research approach to use, to the actual writing and defense of the dissertation, Dr. Roberts provides clear and comprehensive directions for any student faced with the challenge of writing a dissertation."
Kenneth R. Stevenson, Professor of Education
University of South Carolina
"The Dissertation Journey is a no-nonsense guide by Carol M. Roberts to avoiding procrastination, wasted effort, and confusion; it outlines practical, step-by-step guidelines from conceiving a topic to publishing its results. Packed with both helpful general suggestions and specific tips, tricks, and techniques tailored to the needs of doctoral students, The Dissertation Journey includes checklists, sample forms, time management advice, the latest insights to making use of technology, recommendations for support groups, lists of resources for further inquiry, and much more.The Dissertation Journey is especially recommended reading for anyone approaching or hard at work on their own dissertation."
-Reviewer’s Bookwatch, December 2004
Make writing your dissertation less time consuming, more enjoyable, and most of all, easier to complete!
Nearly half of all doctoral students complete their course work but not the final requirement of writing their dissertations. The Dissertation Journey provides concise, straightforward information on the dissertation process from conceptualizing a topic to publishing the results. Author Carol M. Roberts focuses on the practical aspects of writing and organizing a dissertation, as well as the psychological and emotional hurdles involved.
Geared to the specific needs and concerns of doctoral students, this indispensable guidebook includes:Checklists, helpful hints, and sample forms Organization and time management tips Current information on using technology Suggestions for support groups An in-depth list of resources for further inquiry
Written in simple, easy-to-understand language, this comprehensive how-to manual offers the guidance and support necessary to successfully conceptualize, conduct, and complete an original research study....Continua