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Wikis and Research

By • Jul 9th, 2008 • Category: communication, dissertation, Honors Thesis, Research, wiki

Recently, I used a wiki to work on a group project for class. It worked out really well, all of our thoughts and ideas were together in one place, and it was easy to accomplish a group task over a holiday weekend with no meetings! So it got me to thinking… what if I created […]

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Creating a Research Question

By • Jul 9th, 2008 • Category: dissertation, Honors Thesis, question, Research

Part of the Comprehensive Exam/Dissertation process involves completing paperwork, and yesterday I met with one of my advisers to sign off on forms. While there we talked about my dissertation topic. I talked about what I wanted to do… look at the effect of honors housing on honors students in terms of their gpa (academic […]

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On Choosing a Dissertation Topic

By • Jun 17th, 2008 • Category: disseration, dissertation, Honors Thesis, ideas, Research, research paper

I am in my final set of classes before taking my comprehensive exams… my dissertation is looming in front of me, closer than ever before. I have gone through many potential topics in my mind. I even started a document on my computer that anytime I had an idea, I would add to the document […]

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