Are you struggling with your dissertation? Have you started too late and now you’re panicking? Help is here! Your Dissertation in Education is a straight-forward, plain English guide to doing and writing your project. It will take you from start to finish, with practical and friendly advice on every page. This second edition includes: - A new Foundations section with the concepts and tools you need to get started - An expanded guide to methodology and writing about methods - A new chapter on mixed methods An essential companion on your dissertation journey, this book is ideal for students across education, including teacher training, early childhood and education studies. Scott Buckler is Principal Lecturer in the School of Education at Newman University (Birmingham). Nicholas Walliman is Senior Lecturer in the Faculty of Design, Technology and the Environment at Oxford Brookes University.

How can I work effectively with my supervisor?

How can I work effectively with my supervisor?

How can I work effectively with my supervisor?

By the end of this chapter you will be able to answer the following:

  • What is the role of the supervisor?
  • What are the professional limits of the supervisor?
  • What is a critical friend?
  • How do I address issues and find resolutions with my supervisor?
  • How do I make the most out of tutorials?
  • What should I do now?

What is the role of the supervisor?

At the start of the dissertation phase you should be allocated a specific tutor or supervisor, responsible for ensuring you are guided through to completion. Unlike most other modules you may have taken, the dissertation is unique in that there are seldom any taught lectures; instead you have the benefit of ...

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