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How to Write a Master's Thesis

How to Write a Master's Thesis

Second Edition

June 2013 | 336 pages | SAGE Publications, Inc
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.

Chapter 1. Overview of the Master's Degree and Thesis
Chapter 2. Selecting a Research Topic
Chapter 3. Using the Literature to Research Your Problem
Chapter 4. Conducting Ethical Research
Chapter 5. How to Write Chapter One, Introduction
Chapter 6. How to Write Chapter Two, Review of the Literature
Chapter 7. How to Write Chapter Three, Methods
Chapter 8. How to Write Chapter Four, Results
Chapter 9. How to Write Chapter Five, Discussion
Chapter 10. Final Formatting, APA Style

“This book is great and fills an absolute need!!! I was so happy to find it.”

Melissa R. Shyan-Norwalt
Martin University

“I don't use any other books but the Bui book. And yes, I would recommend this book to others. The Bui book is an easy read simply laid out and easy to follow. Students appreciate this book.”

Cath Stilwell
St. Cloud State University

“The key strengths are in the book's organization and explanation of how to structure the thesis. The step by step focus in this comprehensive book offers the student an on call 24 hour thesis advisor.”

Christine Kerr
Long Island University

“Dr. Bui's text is a much appreciated edition. It easily facilitated graduate research in Arts Management, a discipline still determining how to "best" conduct empirical research.”

Antonio C. Cuyler
Purchase College SUNY

The book provides an excellent description of the chapters required in the Master's thesis.

Dr Michelle Steele
Nelson and Sue Andrews Institute for Civic Leadership, Lipscomb University
October 12, 2016

A great guide for my thesis students

Dr Susan Barclay
Leadership Studies, University Of Central Arkansas
February 5, 2015

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