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Title Thesis survivor stories : practical advice on getting through your PhD or Masters thesis / Marilyn Waring and Kate Kearins [editors]
Published Auckland, New Zealand : [Exisle Publishing], [2014]
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Contents PhD -- Permanent hair damage? Permanent head damage? / Hishamuddin Mohd Hashim -- Bachelor's, Master's, PhD : continuous study and its advantages and disadvantages / Helen Tregidga -- Being a student -- again / Christine Byrch -- Jabasi Kusaihan Man / Rob Lock -- Approaching autobiography in thesis research / George Gair -- Talanoa in the Cook Islands / Repeta Puna -- What was the question again? / Greg Coyle -- Stress about PhD or PhD about stress / Mark Le Fevre -- Supervision and super-vision : reflections on the supervision experience / Adreanne Ormond -- Maintaining momentum to publish and finish in three years (almost) / Belinda Luke -- Reflexivity -- on getting there / Ruth Choudharey -- Managing a project, becoming obsessed, and getting through / Paul Wells -- Managing project PhD in mid-life / Karen Webster -- Fencing off the black hole / Julienne Molineaux -- Pushing the boundaries : too far for some / David Harris -- The importance of sharing experiences when completing a PhD : naku te rourou, nau te rourou, ka ora ai te iwi / Riri Ellis -- Patience is a virtue / Mireille (Mimi) Johnson -- Postgraduate study in my second language / Chanthana (Peddy) Wech-o-sotsakda -- Navigating the competing worlds and lived realities of a PhD candidate / Michelle Schaaf -- Journey into te reo Māori / Karen Webster -- The nine myths of the doctorate : a beautiful conspiracy / Nicky Black
Summary "Whether you're toiling through the depths of thesis research, about to embark on further study or supervising others on the journey, these 23 stories will entertain and inspire. At times humorous, poignant and uplifting, there's plenty to learn from the struggles and success of those who survived a thesis to tell the tale. The real-world advice and hundreds of tips and tricks will help you make the most of this significant stage of your life"--Back cover
Notes Archived by the National Library of New Zealand in EPUB. Accompanied by a JPEG cover image. Nz
First published 2011 by AUT Media
Hypertext links contained in the archived instances of this title are non-functional. Nz
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references
Subject Academic writing.
Dissertations, Academic -- Anecdotes.
Dissertations, Academic -- New Zealand.
Dissertations, Academic.
Doctoral students -- New Zealand -- Anecdotes.
Graduate students -- New Zealand -- Anecdotes.
Report writing.
Universities and colleges -- New Zealand -- Graduate work.
Genre/Form Anecdotes.
Form Electronic book
Author Kearins, Kate, editor
Waring, Marilyn, 1952- editor
ISBN 1775591239
9781775591238 (ePub)
9781775591245 (Kindle)
9781775591252 (ePDF)
9781775591269 (Apple optimised ePub)