Dissertation Writing

Writing a dissertation is no easy task. This site is devoted to solving the mystery of writing a perfect dissertation.

Dissertation Editing

Have already written your dissertation? Learn how to polish it up using simple, though valuable tips and tricks.


Dissertation Writing Problems

  • Research proposal writing
  • Writing a rationale
  • Theoretical framework
  • Reviewing the literature
  • Methodology section
  • Data gathering
  • Discussion & conclusion
  • Presentational issues
  • Dissertation editing & proofreading

Dissertation resources



Dissertation tips and suggestions: correcting mistakes

It doesn’t really matter how carefully you have written a text there is always room for improvement. It is always advisable to proof read your text more than once in order to get a good well written paper.

Tips and suggestions of for proof reading

Every paper should be edited carefully before you finally submit it. You should remember these helpful tips for proof reading your dissertation

  1. Take your time
  2. If you want to write a good dissertation it is important that you take time out to relax. You will need a fresh mind in order to come up with ideas. You should not start writing instantly rather take your time and relax for a while so that you can focus on the paper better.

  3. Deal with one grain at a time
  4. You should be careful in dealing with your problems. When you proof read your work it is important that you move step by step. Start with punctuation then check spelling errors. You can then move to word choice and sentence structure.

  5. Double check the names and numeric
  6. Whenever you enter a name or a statistical figure make sure you have used the correct spellings and numerical figures. Same goes for facts and figures.

  7. Review a hard copy
  8. It is wise to get your work printed on a paper and then read it. You might miss some mistakes on the computer screen and spot it on paper

  9. Read your paper aloud
  10. This will help you spot the mistakes easily. You can even ask a friend or colleague to read your paper in an audible voice while you sit next to him. You might be able to hear a mistake that you did not see. Hearing your words will help you figure out better if they make sense naturally.

  11. Check the spellings
  12. The computer you are working on will have Microsoft word installed. The advantage is that it will have spell checker that automatically spots a word if it is spelled wrong and gives you the right options. Be sure to check your text on Microsoft word.

  13. Use your common sense
  14. The computer will only tell you the spellings it cannot judge if the word is right or suitable. You will have to use your common sense to know which the right word is.

  15. Get a neutral opinion
  16. Ask for a third person’s opinion.

Updated on February 12th, 2014 | §Permalink