Description

How to Survive your Viva demystifies an opaque rite de passage ... familiarity with the rules and rituals is of critical importance for all doctoral students wanting to pass first time. PhD supervisors, examiners and viva chairs will find it a useful preparation for their roles too. John Wakeford, Head, Missenden Centre. The oral examination is a very specific communication event. It requires the highest standard of communication skills. Writing a thesis or dissertation requires students to pull their ideas together into a unified whole; oral examinations take it all apart again. Typical questions, and strategies for answering them, are provided in order to help participants prepare and practise.


Key Features:-

  • Examples of questions and answers
  • Narratives of experiences
  • Planning tools
  • Preparation framework
  • Verbal strategies to use in the viva in order to do justice to the thesis

More Details about HOW TO SURVIVE YOUR VIVA

General Information  
Author(s)MURRAY
PublisherMcGraw Hill
ISBN9780071331746
BindingPaperback
LanguageEnglish
Publish YearJanuary 2011