The Structure of PhD Conclusion Chapters.

@inproceedings{Bunton2005TheSO,
  title={The Structure of PhD Conclusion Chapters.},
  author={David C. Bunton},
  year={2005}
}
This paper considers the generic structure of Conclusion chapters in PhD theses or dissertations. From a corpus of 45 PhD theses covering a range of disciplines, chapters playing a concluding role were identified and analysed for their functional moves and steps. Most Conclusions were found to restate purpose, consolidate research space with a varied array of steps, recommend future research and cover practical applications, implications or recommendations. However a minority were found to… CONTINUE READING

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