A Tale of Two Dissertations: The Best and Worst of Times
By Marilyn Simon
Recently I had the opportunity to review two dissertations at the extremes of the quality scale. Dissertation A was a qualitative evaluative case study. Dissertation F claimed to be a quantitative causal-comparative study. These two dissertations illustrate some of the best and worst of dissertation writing…
What learning can doctoral students take away from these two extremely different dissertations, and use in development of their own dissertations?