Year 2019, Volume 6, Issue 1, Pages 1 - 10 2019-06-17

An Exploratory Study on the PhD Dissertation: PhD Students’ Opinions on their Research Development Process

Nihan Sölpük Turhan [1] , Engin Karadağ [2]

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The aim of this research is to compare the approaches within the context of the PhD students’ dissertation process. Moreover, in this research it is aimed to identify how PhD students evaluate their own dissertation process. In addition, this research analyses the differences between the students’ study attitudes “in the PhD dissertation process in the field of educational sciences. This research adapts a qualitative research methodology and a case study design. Participants of the research were selected by purposeful sampling method with regard to the topic of interest. The majority of the participants, the PhD students, worked as research assistants at the same university. The data obtained from the PhD students were analyzed by using descriptive analysis method. Findings showed that the PhD students have different opinions about the development and design of the dissertation process. The PhD students stated feeling of inadequacy in the following issues: designing the research in accordance with theoretical method steps, the use of technology, the implementation of statistical methods, the cooperation between schools and universities, time management, and foreign language use in academic context.

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Primary Language en
Subjects Social
Journal Section Articles
Authors

Author: Nihan Sölpük Turhan
Institution: FATİH SULTAN MEHMET VAKIF ÜNİVERSİTESİ

Author: Engin Karadağ (Primary Author)
Institution: AKDENİZ ÜNİVERSİTESİ
Country: Turkey


Dates

Publication Date: June 17, 2019

Bibtex @research article { ijcer543437, journal = {International Journal of Contemporary Educational Research}, issn = {}, eissn = {2148-3868}, address = {Mustafa AYDIN}, year = {2019}, volume = {6}, pages = {1 - 10}, doi = {10.33200/ijcer.543437}, title = {An Exploratory Study on the PhD Dissertation: PhD Students’ Opinions on their Research Development Process}, key = {cite}, author = {Karadağ, Engin} }
APA Sölpük Turhan, N , Karadağ, E . (2019). An Exploratory Study on the PhD Dissertation: PhD Students’ Opinions on their Research Development Process. International Journal of Contemporary Educational Research, 6 (1), 1-10. DOI: 10.33200/ijcer.543437
MLA Sölpük Turhan, N , Karadağ, E . "An Exploratory Study on the PhD Dissertation: PhD Students’ Opinions on their Research Development Process". International Journal of Contemporary Educational Research 6 (2019): 1-10 <http://ijcer.net/issue/45744/543437>
Chicago Sölpük Turhan, N , Karadağ, E . "An Exploratory Study on the PhD Dissertation: PhD Students’ Opinions on their Research Development Process". International Journal of Contemporary Educational Research 6 (2019): 1-10
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ISNAD Sölpük Turhan, Nihan , Karadağ, Engin . "An Exploratory Study on the PhD Dissertation: PhD Students’ Opinions on their Research Development Process". International Journal of Contemporary Educational Research 6 / 1 (June 2019): 1-10. https://doi.org/10.33200/ijcer.543437
AMA Sölpük Turhan N , Karadağ E . An Exploratory Study on the PhD Dissertation: PhD Students’ Opinions on their Research Development Process. International Journal of Contemporary Educational Research. 2019; 6(1): 1-10.
Vancouver Sölpük Turhan N , Karadağ E . An Exploratory Study on the PhD Dissertation: PhD Students’ Opinions on their Research Development Process. International Journal of Contemporary Educational Research. 2019; 6(1): 10-1.