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Groupdiscussion28thjune10

  1. 1. MDP 7415 PROJECT Group Discussion A summary of today’s session 28 th June 2010 (Monday)
  2. 2. Overview about pages of each chapter Expected for project paper: 80 pages altogether Qualitative Research Quantitative Research Chapter 1 = 10 pages Chapter 2 = 15 – 20 pages Chapter 3 = 10 pages Chapter 4 = up to 30 pages Chapter 5 = 10 – 15 pages Chapter 1 = 10 pages Chapter 2 = up to 30 pages Chapter 3 = 10 pages Chapter 4 = 15 – 20 pages Chapter 5 = 10 – 15 pages
  3. 3. Content Outline for Chapter 1 – Chapter 3 <ul><li>To make your research directed, create the content outline first: </li></ul><ul><li>Structure it first </li></ul><ul><li>Divide into topics and sub topic </li></ul><ul><li>Refer other project papers & articles on the content </li></ul>This will help in doing the data analysis later
  4. 4. How to do Literature Review?
  5. 5. Write up process <ul><li>Structure it first (refer previous slide) </li></ul><ul><li>Cut & paste from the literature you read </li></ul><ul><li>Then, paraphrase it to avoid plagiarism </li></ul>This normally take you the longest part
  6. 6. Tips on writing your thesis <ul><li>Make target, set milestone on your progression </li></ul><ul><li>Do your research everyday at least half an hour so that you won’t loose your pace </li></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Spend time to read & do analysis per day </li></ul></ul></ul>
  7. 7. Our group target: Chapter Submission Chapter 1 July 2010 Chapter 2 August 2010 Chapter 3 September 2010 Chapter Expectation to complete Chapter 1 Chapter 2 Chapter 3 By this semester (June ‘10 – September ‘10) Chapter 4 Chapter 5 By next semester (October ‘10 – February ’11)
  8. 8. Our task in this group: <ul><li>Include our individual tasks progression in our group EduBlog ( will be conducted by Harim ) </li></ul><ul><li>Communicate & discuss online in Facebook Group ( will be conducted by Zai ) </li></ul>
  9. 9. Friendly Reminder  <ul><li>“ If you manage to send your paper to conferences, I will give you A- ” </li></ul><ul><li>(Nazirah, 2010). </li></ul><ul><li>So, there it goes our benchmark!  </li></ul>

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