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Proposals That Work By Lawrence F. Locke

Proposals That Work by Lawrence F. Locke

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The fourth edition of Proposals That Work continues to cover all aspects of the proposal process, from the most basic questions about form and style to the task of seeking funding.

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Proposals That Work: Guide for Planning Dissertations and Grant Proposals by Lawrence F. Locke

Previous editions of this bestselling book have helped over 100,000 students and professionals write effective proposals for dissertations and grants. The expanded Fourth Edition successfully covers all aspects of the proposal process, from the most basic questions about form and style to the task of seeking funding. The authors update their previous work with: a discussion of the effects of new technologies and the Internet on the proposal process; a new chapter on funding for student research; a totally revised chapter on qualitative research; and two completely new specimen proposals. Clear, accessible and reader-friendly the book provides both practical advice for the would-be writer and lengthy examples that show how effective proposal writing can be done.

About Lawrence F. Locke

STEPHEN J. SILVERMAN is Professor of Education and Physical Education Program Coordinator at Teachers College, Columbia University. He is a native of Philadelphia and holds a bachelor's degree from Temple University, a master's degree from Washington State University, and a doctoral degree from the University of Massachusetts at Amherst. His research focuses on teaching and learning in physical education and on the methods for conducting research in field settings. He has authored numerous research articles and chapters, and he is coauthor of a number of books. He has served as editor of two research journals, is an experienced research consultant, has directed graduate students, and has, for many years, taught classes in research methods, statistics, and measurement. He enjoys running, following politics, and aquatic sports and lives with his wife, Patricia Moran, on the Upper West Side of Manhattan. His Website is: http://www.tc.columbia.edu/faculty/ss928. LAWRENCE F. LOCKE is Professor Emeritus of Education and Physical Education at the University of Massachusetts at Amherst. A native of Connecticut, he received his bachelor's and master's degrees from Springfield College and a Ph.D. from Stanford University. He has written extensively on the production and utilization of research on teaching and teacher education. He has authored a number of books designed to assist non-specialists with the tasks of reading and understanding research. Http://www.UnlockResearch.com, his service Web site, offers monthly annotations of research reports, reviews of research journals and textbooks, and guides for physical educators who seek ways to apply research in professional practice. He makes his home in Sunderland, MA. But, he and his wife, Professor Lorraine Goyette, spend much of each year writing, running, and exploring the Beartooth Mountains at Sky Ranch in Reed Point, MT. At both locations, he can be contacted at lflocke@hotmail.com. WANEEN WYRICK SPIRDUSO is the Mauzy Regents Professor in the Department of Kinesiology and Health Education at The University of Texas at Austin. She is a native of Austin and holds bachelor's and doctoral degrees from The University of Texas and a master's degree from the University of North Carolina at Greensboro. Her research focuses on the effects of aging and the mechanisms of motor control. She has been a prolific contributor to the research literature and has authored textbooks related to research methods and aging. She has taught research methods and directed student research for more than three decades and has received numerous research grants from the federal government and foundations. She plays golf and rows, and lives with her husband, Craig Spirduso, in Austin, TX. Her Website is http://www.edb.utexas.edu/coe/depts/kin/faculty/spirduso/index.html

Table of Contents

PART ONE: WRITING THE PROPOSAL The Function of the Proposal Doing the Right Thing 'The Habit of Truth' Developing the Thesis or Dissertation Proposal Some Common Problems Content of the Proposal Important Considerations Preparation of Proposals for Qualitative Research Different Assumptions Style and Form in Writing the Proposal The Oral Presentation PART TWO: MONEY FOR RESEARCH Money for Research How To Ask for Help Funding Student Research Preparation of the Grant Proposal PART THREE: SPECIMEN PROPOSALS Proposal 1 Experimental Study Proposal 2 Qualitative Study Proposal 3 Quasi-Experimental Design Proposal 4 Funded Grant

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GOR004289362
9780761917076
0761917071
Proposals That Work: Guide for Planning Dissertations and Grant Proposals by Lawrence F. Locke
Used - Very Good
Paperback
SAGE Publications Inc
1999-10-12
368
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