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"This guide will serve well as a handbook for undergraduate psychology students working on senior projects or theses. Clear, concise, and well organized, the book instructs the student from the beginning of the project to the final draft and offers advice both specific and general."—J. Bailey, CHOICEAnxious about your final year Psychology Project? Having trouble getting started? Your Psychology Project: The Essential Guide for Success clearly maps out all the requirements of a project in psychology. Acting as a definitive survival manual it guides students through every aspect of a psychology project from conception of an idea, to writing up the final draft. It will help students think through the whole research process by bridging the relationship between the research question, the design, and the use of statistical and qualitative analyses. By using clear practical examples this book provides an invaluable insight into applying theory to practice and will equip students with the knowledge, skills and abilty to carry out and write up their thesis project. Written in a clear and engaging manner Your Psychology Project: The Essential Guide for Success should be essential reading for all students undertaking a psychology research project.

Maximising Supervision
Maximising supervision
Objectives

On reading this chapter you should:

  • understand the issues involved in establishing a positive and professional student-supervisor relationship; and
  • be able to employ strategies to maximise the benefits of supervision in order to improve the quality of your research project.
Overview

This brief yet crucial chapter focuses on a very useful but under-utilised source that is available to the undergraduate student – supervision. Students often under-estimate the valuable resource that supervision is. In my experience, students who fall down when it comes to the grading of their project are very often the ones that did not utilise their supervision adequately and hence have made major errors that could have been easily avoided through the guidance of their supervisor. This chapter therefore deals with how to maximise ...

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