Written out of the author’s awareness of the problems many students and young researchers encounter when writing their research papers, this book is a simplified presentation of the fundamentals of research. Its technically simple style is aimed at making the book accessible to people of all academic persuasions. Most research studies or projects begin with a written proposal. For this reason, the book starts with a section on how to write a good standard research proposal. In the second section, the book discusses in detail the way in which a research project, dissertation or thesis must be outlined once the research proposal has been accepted. Chapter three looks specifically at a journal paper/article as another very important type of research paper. It gives a brief survey of important points to bear in mind when writing a journal article as well as the structure such a paper is expected to follow. Chapter four is a brief presentation of some of the methods of citation and reference styles commonly used in research.
A rapturous appreciation of pork crackling, a touching description of hungry London chimney sweeps, a discussion of the strange pleasure of eating pineapple and a meditation on the delights of Christmas feasting are just some of the subjects of these personal, playful writings from early nineteenth-century essayist Charles Lamb. Exploring the joys of food and also our complicated social relationship with it, these essays are by turns sensuous, mischievous, lyrical and self-mocking. Filled with a sense of hunger, they are some of the most fascinating and nuanced works ever written about eating, drinking and appetite.
Producing a dissertation has become a major requirement of most university courses, both undergraduate and Masters. It's likely to be the largest single piece of work you'll have to submit – and also the hardest! Writing a Dissertation For Dummies walks you through all the practical and theoretical aspects of writing a dissertation to help you produce a first-class work. This guide is ideal for any student in the broad range of the social sciences, from anthropology to law, psychology to media studies. From choosing a topic, to researching the literature, utilising your supervisor, managing your time, and structuring and writing your dissertation, you'll be able to avoid all the common mistakes and stay on top of your workload throughout the process. You'll also find tips on the best way to reference your work, and expert advice on presentation and binding. This is a must if you want to maximise your marks on your university dissertation. Writing a Dissertation For Dummies covers: Part I: What is a Dissertation? Chapter 1: So You Have to Write a Dissertation Chapter 2: Thinking About a Research Question Part II: Getting Set Up for Your Dissertation Chapter 3: The Structure of Your Dissertation Chapter 4: Getting Started Chapter 5: Finalising Your Research Question, Dissertation 'Type' And Considering Ethics Chapter 6: Reading Efficiently and Taking Useful Notes Part III: Getting On With Your Research Chapter 7: Researching in Libraries and the Using the Internet Chapter 8: Creating Your Own Empirical Data Chapter 9: Analysing Data And Drawing Conclusions Chapter 10: Staying on Track Part IV: Writing and Polishing Chapter 11: Managing Your Argument: 'Writing Up' Your Non-Empirical Dissertation Chapter 12: Writing Up Your Empirical Dissertation Chapter 13: Writing Effectively Chapter 14: References, Bibliographies and Appendices Chapter 15: Sorting Out The Presentation of Your Dissertation Part V: Managing The Overall Experience Chapter 16: Your Work Habits Chapter 17: Looking After Yourself Physically and Emotionally Chapter 18: Ten Common Dissertation Pitfalls to Avoid Chapter 19: Ten Essential Tips For Completing Your Dissertation Chapter 20: Ten Items For Your Very Final Checklist
"Challenges of Dissertation Writing in the Foreign Language" examines the course of writing a dissertation in the foreign language, explores the challenges faced during the process and presents the ways how graduate students choose to overcome such challenges effectively in order to succeed. The author demonstrates the challenges in great detail through visual representations of survey items and, especially through enlightening quotations from the interviews, gives voice not only to doctoral students who are required to write their dissertations in the foreign language but also to their academic advisors who play a crucial part in the process of dissertation writing. The book also presents strategies used by the doctoral students or suggested by their advisors to overcome the challenges. A thorough discussion on the issues brought into light and several significant implications drawn from the findings end the book which the reader will enjoy reading.
This research paper (dissertation) was prepared and submitted by the Author in partial fulfilment of the requirements for the award of the Degree of Master of Laws (LL.M) in International Maritime Law, at the IMO International Maritime Law Institute (IMLI), Malta. During preparation of the original work, the Maritime boundary dispute between Bangladesh and Myanmar was a pending litigation before the International Tribunal for the Law of the Sea (ITLOS). Accordingly, later on, Author had to update his work to keep consistency with the latest ITLOS decision on the issue. Hence, this is the updated version of the aforesaid dissertation.
Planning your Dissertation is a friendly and essential companion to your dissertation journey. It takes you step-by-step through the planning for each stage from your first idea to the finishing touches. Packed with practical advice and examples of student writing, this guide shows you how to:• find an idea and focus your research question• write a proposal• structure your literature review• choose your methodology• put the crucial finishing touches to your work
Financial institutions are the biggest motivators for technocrats in terms of information and online transactions. Banking institutions advanced in the field of technology. They are first in adopting latest technology. This decade is the dedicated to online banking. Banks provides the service from long time but its implementation among customers is not raised as per expectations. But after enhancement in security in online banking, banks will strives to get more customers to use online banking. The current scenario increases the pace of online banking. Despite this, security and other constraints mess the growth of online banking. To make a great success, banks and its IT solutions partners implement various security methodologies like implementation of secure socket layer, security protocols and fraud detection, two way authentication methods for authorise transaction.The SSLestablishes secure connection that enhances the security in online banking in bits transmission. This work discusses the potential threats and their solution, appliances and their implementation to make secure online banking.
Writing and submitting an acceptance research proposal is not a simple task and can be exasperating experience even for the most accomplished and experienced researchers. For most graduate students pursuing masters and PhD,the time for producing a research proposal and final dissertation is considered as a period of agony and utmost suffering.In most cases out rightly detest the whole idea of writing and submitting a proposal because the whole business seems to be too complex to accomplish.Arguably,in most Universities in Africa the time for producing a dissertation/thesis proposal and its final report is probably the most frustrating moment.However,despite all these challenges associated in writing a dissertation/thesis,there are still some students who write and submit acceptable dissertation proposals within the shortest time possible or within recommended time period.Students even produce their own proposals and final dissertations well before the officially stipulated time.The purpose of this book is to guide how students can successfully write their proposals.
This book has been based upon Jorinda Ballering’s bachelor dissertation, commissioned by the Ministry of Urban Development and Tourism of Sarawak- nowadays Ministry of Tourism and Heritage,Sarawak (MinTH). This paper explores Lundu District,a relatively undeveloped region in Malaysian Borneo, upon its tourism potential. The research stresses that ‘understanding the interrelation and dependency among tourism elements is vital to achieve success’. The thesis has been presented for all actors involved in Lundu District at the MinTH. In 2010 the dissertation has beenawarded by the German Society for Research (DGT) with the Best Paper on Sustainability in Tourism Award. Mr. Bolhan Budeng – Head of Ecotourism and Community Participation "This thesis has enabled us to gain an insight intoLundu's tourism product-market combinations, theindepth stakeholder analysis and futurerecommendations have been of great use to theMinistry of Urban Development and Tourism in Sawarak for opening this area up for international tourism". Jorinda BalleringEmail: firstname.lastname@example.org
Adopting a structural move analysis, this book argues that native, ESL, and EFL graduate students differ in their writing of the generic structure of their thesis discussions. It is noticed that learners need to be educated to be aware of the importance of the move structure of 'discussions' as an important sub-generic part of any thesis, dissertation, or research paper. The book is useful for EFL/ESL composition teachers, classes, and journal authors.
This handbook serves as a practical guide for students in institutions of higher learning with particular reference to their thesis and/or dissertation writing requirements. The simplistic approach in treating fundamental concepts and issues involved in a typical thesis and/or dissertation writing exercise, as adopted in the handbook, recommends it for not only students at different levels of higher institutions pursuits, but also their advising/supervising lecturers and indeed, the generality of knowledge seekers, especially in the area of research.
Tuberculosis (TB) is the major cause of death worldwide. The enormity of the problem has been further worsened by the emergence of multi-drug resistant (MDR) strains and the dual infection with HIV. A newly identified TB threat which leaves patients virtually untreatable using currently available anti-TB drugs is XDR-TB. Protein extracted from whole cell lysate (WCL) during late log growth phase often considered candidate components for diagnosis of Tuberculosis and vaccine.In any cell proteins are ultimately working moiety, therefore proteomic analysis and seroreactivity in relation to identify a molecule could be much informative. This study includes the analysis and comparison of whole cell lysate proteins of two clinical isolates with M. tuberculosis H37Rv strain and their reactivity for searching a immunodominant antigen. Present study suggest that current clinical isolate of M. tuberculosis might be valuable to characteristics some unique dominant targets for tuberculosis diagnosis and for vaccine candidate.
Over the course of his academic career, the author of this book has assisted dozens of students with their Master’s theses and doctoral dissertations and found that there were certain conceptual issues and structural challenges that many of these students shared. The author shares his experience and expertise to assist University students in cultivating an ability to conceive, develop, write, and present a research-based dissertation (or thesis). This book provides a blueprint that guides the student to develop and design a dissertation based on a five-chapter format. Each of the five chapters is introduced, dissected, and discussed in a step-by-step fashion. While the book is applicable to a wider audience and deliberately kept broad in purpose and scope, it is primarily written with a social science student in mind.
I have pleasure to note that my long cherished dream to publish my dissertation from Germany. This opportunity created by Lambert Academic Publishing.I am optimistic who design various socio-economic research programs independently such as, climate change and its impact of agricultural production, Environmental Economics and agriculture, poverty measurement and environmental development, Cost-benefit analysis from environmental point of view, Agriculture, Health and environmental linkages etc, it will be helpful for them to take any decision. Specifically, social scientist, Agricultural Economist, Environmental specialist as well as Economist would be benefited from my dissertation.What is more, this benevolent dissertation would help to combat with the current global concerns in environmental research and to identify and critically analyses key factors shaping the environmental and resource economics programmes. I will be lucky enough if academic expert collect this paper from Lambert Academic Publishing. I am grateful to Lambert Academic Publishing for this opportunity.
This dissertation consists of three essays. Two are empirical and one is theoretical. The empirical papers consider the relationship between advertising and beer consumption by young adults. We use the fact that numerous differences existed in the MLDA across states to analyze the effect of the minimum drinking age on the beer consumption. The second empirical paper analyzes the hypothesis that alcohol and cigarettes are complements and studies the effect of advertising, cigarettes consumption and government regulations on beer consumption by youth. We use time series market-level data to estimate the effect of advertising and demographic variables on the market demand for beer. The theoretical essay in this dissertation concentrates on the effect of advertising on welfare in the presence of search costs and negative externalities. It is possible that advertising will be oversupplied if it generates negative externalities. However, under some circumstances advertising can theoretically still be below the socially optimal level even in the presence of negative externalities. We explore those conditions.
With an overwhelming sense of genuine pride and obligation, I take the oppourtunity to express my deep sense of gratitude to my guide Dr. Khagendranath Chattopadhyay, Dept. of Institute of Science Education, The University of Burdwan for finalization of this dissertation paper on time. His consistent inspiration and encouragement swayed my mind towards the depth study of the subject of my dissertation topic. Here, I must not leave the oppourtunity to express my gratitude to his sincere guidance and supervision. My sincere thanks to all the staff of the Institution of Science Education, professors, lecturers, and guest lecturers and to other members of the faculty. My special thanks to Dr. T.K.Samanta (Head of the department) Dr. C.Mehra, Dr.N.K.Mondal, Mrs. Rakhi Bhattacharya, Prof. S.K. Chatterjee and to other concern teachers. Lastly , I would like to offer my sincere gratitude to my parents, brothers and other family members , who have been constant source of inspiration and encouragement throughout my life and without their support I couldn’t reach at this stage . Many known and unknown persons, who have helped me to a great extent in completing this work.
Unlike any other book this teaches students how to generate their own ideas and develop them into original research projects. Using examples from all disciplines, it not only teaches students how to plan and research using all the qualitative and quantitative techniques and instruments, but also how to construct arguments and use evidence and language consistently. Throughout it emphasizes that writing is the most difficult form of thinking and dissertations are a test of our ability both to think and write clearly.
The main objective of this dissertation was to investigate issues of cross-border migration and their effects on the project of SADC regional integration. Indicators, in this regard, were the SADC Protocol for the Free Movement of Persons of 1995 and its successor, the SADC Protocol for the Facilitation of Free Movement of Persons of 1997, which were all failed. The dissertation traced the background of regional integration at the global, continental and regional level and compared scenarios especially on cross-border migration and movement issues. Informed by this investigation and based on the Oshikango case study in northern Namibia, this dissertation has arrived at the conclusion that SADC is currently unable to achieve its goal of regulating free movement of persons in the region.
This dissertation studies an old topic in a new perspective: distributive pattern of gender wage differentials globally. It is both interesting and crucial, especially for policy-makers who attempt to eliminate gender discrimination. In addition to the empirical importance, this dissertation also explores the applications of quantile decomposition, and creatively proposes the methodology of double decomposition in studying over-time change in gender wage gaps and formulate a discriminating search model. Chapters in this dissertation have been presented in many international academic conferences including 4th Young Economist Society conference held in Guangzhou, 3rd SOLE/EALE joint conference in London, 2010 Shanghai Econometric Society World Congress, 12th conference of East Asia Economic Association in Seoul, and 2011 Singapore Economic Review.
Pyrimidines as Bioactive Heterocycles has been written for the dissertation students as well as for the Research students who want to research in the field of bioactive heterocyclic compounds. This book is one of the part of dissertation done by the author and contains recent reference and research work done by research students from all over the world and also in this book some therapeutic importance and various method for the pyrimidines and their derivatives mentioned with references This book contains literature serve, list of some active drugs based on pyrimidines, the work done in dissertation with spectra eg. IR, NMR and Mass and preparation method in two chapters and four sections.
Project Analysis and Report The purpose of this phase is for each team to complete the project and produce a substantive team project report, and for each student to complete a comprehensive individual analysis report. These reports must be completed and approved by the advisor and one faculty reader before a student may participate in the oral examination and graduation. Timeline The timeline on the following page illustrates the process that would be followed to complete the Ed.D. degree in three-years. In order for a student to complete the program in three years, as shown on the timeline, he or she must meet all milestones at the times indicated on the timeline. Many students need to take more time to meet the milestones. Extending the milestones will extend the length of the program. For example, completing the management plan at the end of the second year will extend the program because of the time it will take to implement and complete the project. Students graduate when they complete all the requirements of the program and satisfy the graduate school review of those requirements.
Gaining an MBA is one of the most prestigious part of an aspiring Business Executive's life. Today's question is simply ... " should the MBA course by itself be improved to help future managers meet the challenges of tomorrow ? ". As we will come to know, there exists a thesis, otherwise known as a dissertation as part of the course. Executives enrolled in the course find it rigorous to complete. However, when they do come out successful it becomes a part of their life and they see a world that they haven't seen before. " Should the MBA curriculum be enhanced by adding yet another dissertation to the course to ensure that only the best can graduate and hold an MBA?" This book is written to answer that question. This book highlights the simple basic question of what the MBA course is and the reason why people opt for it. Along the way it explains the advantages of performing one dissertation at the end of the course. It also reveals the importance of adding yet another dissertation to it in order to upgrade the MBA curriculum. We hope by adding another dissertation we would improve MBA curriculum and Business Executive's acumen and skill to face challenges of tomorrow.
Information mediators are a proven technology for achieving one-stop integrated access to information in distributed, heterogeneous information sources. This book describes the work in a doctoral dissertation on optimizing performance in information mediators. Performance, particularly query response time, is an issue in such systems as data has to be retrieved from remote information sources at real-time. This dissertation proposes and validates a comprehensive solution to optimizing the performance by analyzing information source structure, mediator query distribution and source data update behavior.
This dissertation presents a comprehensive practice of quantitative approaches. The idea of the dissertation is taken from the field of psychology. Emotional intelligence competency is considered one of the most crucial components in ensuring effective leadership in school. People with excellent credentials are put in leadership position and fail because of the absence or presence of certain emotional elements. So, identify knowledge and practice of emotional intelligence competency of school heads for effective school headship was the solely purpose of the study. I believe this small attempt surely helps to unlock eye in new dimension of intelligence. Our behavior and leadership practices are the consequence of interface sandwiched between head and heart. This dissertation helps to comprehend the practice about this distress. In this schoolwork the five point Likert scale was used to collect information and analysis was made by using Mann -Whitney rank sum test, Spearman’s correlation and linear regression analysis. This dissertation specifically helps for those who are interested in psychological research and wants to travel around new idea using positivist approach.
In this dissertation, which was carried out by me in M.Tech (2007) from Ranbaxy laboratories Limited, the stability and friability of drugs in dosage and tablets forms were studied. The drug to be used for medical purposes, were checked for all possible environmental conditions including pH, temperature and humidity. The Spectrophotometer, KF Apparatus, HPLC, GLC and many more techniques are discussed in the present dissertation.