|aDissertations and theses from start to finish :|bpsychology and related fields /|cJohn D. Cone and Sharon L. Foster.
|aWashington, DC :|bAmerican Psychological Association,|cc2006.
|axiv, 375 p. :|bill. ;|c26 cm.
|aIncludes bibliographical references (p. 345-355) and index.
|aWhat are theses and dissertations and why write a book about them? -- Starting out : assessing your preparation for the task ahead -- Time and trouble management -- Finding topics and faculty collaborators -- Formulating and communicating your plans : an overview of the proposal -- Reviewing the literature -- Research methodology and ethics -- Measurement -- Selecting the appropriate statistics -- Collecting, managing, and analyzing the data -- Presenting the results -- Discussing the results -- Managing committee meetings : proposal and oral defense -- Presenting your project to the world -- Appendix A: Selected ethical standards relevant to the conduct of research in psychology.