- Subject index
This book, designed to help doctoral students carry out and complete a successful dissertation, offers a motivational guide to assist in every step of the process. The authors offer a view of the dissertation process which takes students through the doctoral proposal to the formal defense of the dissertation, and which goes beyond the academic by addressing the emotional and mental stress engendered by the process itself.
Chapter 5: Collecting Data (aka Far from the Maddening Crowd)
Collecting Data (aka Far from the Maddening Crowd)
This can turn out to be a big, perilous topic, and because it is the crux of your dissertation, we have separated the chapter into two sections to address it more thoroughly, covering both the art of interviewing and building survey instruments. Please remember, however, that regardless of your method of ...