This is a mixed methods investigation of consistency in phd examination at its core is the quantification of the content and conceptual analysis of examiner reports for 804 australian theses first, the level of consistency between what examiners say in their reports and the recommendation they provide for a thesis is. A short description about the menstrual cycle is adequate, no further comments external examiner for the thesis of dr stella lacovides a good phd thesis she also includes (pages 66-68) a commendable account of the questions she will be addressing her thesis ends with an appropriate concluding chapter,. Please indicate your recommendation on the outcome of the examination from the following options (please tick one option only): 1 the candidate should be awarded the degree without the requirement for revision, f' further examination or modification (minor corrections and typographical errors only) or 2 the candidate. Signifi cantly infl uence the examiner's fi nal evaluation of the thesis previous research nightingale (1984) analysed examiners' comments on 58 theses submitted at an australian university she concluded that examiners needed more detailed criteria than the statement that a phd thesis should make 'a substantial and. The board of examiners for a phd normally comprises (a) an external examiner a copy of the phd thesis will be sent to each examiner by the examinations office the report should include a brief description, in lay terms, of the work presented in the thesis and an outline of its principal conclusions the report should. For doctor of philosophy (phd) examinations - instructions for preparing the external examiner's report for doctor of education (edd) examinations - guidelines for if the external examiner's report recommends major revisions to the dissertation before the candidate proceeds to defence, the dean or associate dean of.
Jakarta, 27 january 2016 look at the bright side the beauty of having to revise your phd thesis is that you have both the experience of writing and submitting, as well as rewriting and resubmitting the thesis no, you don't fail if you respond well so don't give up (ikong, my husband, 2 september 2014. The examination of research doctoral theses led to a survey of canadian graduate deans to clarify the most common hall, canadian practices on phd thesis examination 2 australia, the research examinations, and comments that they “may be appropriate in some cases,” implying a weak endorsement at best the two. When i (the first author) wrote my ma thesis and then my phd, i had no idea what my examiners would do i knew that i would dispatch my thesis and then some time later it would come back with comments and a judgement, but i did not know what happened in the middle how would the examiners go about assessing my. Unacceptable here is the bulk of the examiners' comments on the submitted version of my thesis examiner 1 (university of technology at sydney) content as i have indicated above, i believe that there are several areas in which the discussion should be tightened and strengthened to make a convincing phd thesis.
Doi: 101080/03075070701346899 examiner comment on the literature review in phd theses allyson holbrook, sid bourke, hedy fairbairn and terry lovat university of newcastle, new south wales, australia taylor and francis ltd cshe_a_234583sgm 101080/03075070701346899 studies in higher education. Yesterday on twitter @kikidotca asked me was wondering if you have some advice about making a list of possible examiners for a phd you shouldn't avoid making friends with people in your field, but do avoid sending them any drafts to comment on as this is usually the reason why such people will. Phd by research publications examiner report - post-viva (part ii) (7391 kb word) mphil examiner report - post-viva (part ii) (815 kb word) doctoral thesis examiner report - post-viva (part ii) (8845 kb word) doctoral thesis post-exam comments (part iii) (5912 kb word) thesis non-examining.
The phd thesis is examined by three examiners who are people with standing in the field of study one will normally be a member of an overseas peter [email protected] examiners' reports you are asked to (1) write a report on the quality of the thesis and (2) make a confidential recommendation. You can follow the progression of your thesis examination in your milestones on student connect an 'examiner report' milestone will be added for each examiner if an examiner requests additional time the milestone will change to ' replanned' with a new due date as the reports are received these. Some phd thesis will include publications and a few will be submitted as a phd by portfolio of publications the purpose of the examination is for you to review the thesis and report on its merits based on the if the student participates in the defence of the thesis (or “viva”) as part of their examination, they will have.
Using examiner reports to identify quality in phd theses author: bourke, sid | holbrook, allyson | lovat, terence year: 2005 type of paper: refereed paper abstract: judgements about quality in doctoral research have two, sometimes competing, criteria to consider: the quality of the research training received and the. Although this guide focuses mostly on phd examining, most of the points within it will also apply to appropriate examiners are for a phd thesis final report/s receipt of thesis, supervisor report/s, and convening the viva having received the thesis, both examiners should have a quick read through it to check that.
While thesis marking has been called 'assessment's least mapped frontier' ( holbrook 2001), the phd examination project from newcastle university's sorti research centre has coded and analysed the contents of a very large and varied sample of examiners' reports on research theses, giving us considerable insight into. Your rebuttal and revised thesis will be considered by your chair of examiners ( coe), who will need to check that you have complied with the letter and spirit of the examiners reports the quicker and easier you make the task for the coe, the sooner you will have a phd 1 write a list of what was done to address each point.