QUICK REFERENCE TO ANSWERS TO SPECIFIC QUESTIONS
How can my T/D lead to more publications?
What are some good writing guidelines?
How does one get published?
What are my responsibilities to professional improvement?
Faculty members believe students should do theses and dissertations for future-oriented reasons. Some are
To add to the body of knowledge necessary to solve the many problems with which academics and professionals now grapple, like undereducation, job dissatisfaction, unemployment, crime, accidents, and others
To establish the ability to write about professional and academic discipline data in ways understandable to people who need such information
To prepare the student for participation in research as part of a career
Plainly, the faculty members who told us those things in interviews or through their writing envisioned links between what might be learned during the completion of research and certain tasks students would need to perform during their future careers. Also, there was a