How to develop a thesis, important links
In addition there should be a seminar atmosphere where the exchange of ideas is valued. I don't really mean this in the literal sense.
Try and make the defense more of a team effort. If you continue to use this site we will assume that you are happy with it.
It is expected that PhD students will have completed their oral qualifying exam and advanced to candidacy prior to filing the dissertation. You should address a single issue in great detail so that your points can be fully supported in the body of the paper.
Each piece of paper contains key words regarding each of the different aspects of the study. See under Hegelian dialectic.
For example, take the topic of computers. With the transparencies they're gone from view after a few seconds. What is a proposal anyway?
What are the headings that have been used? Provide the committee members with a well-written proposal well in advance of the meeting.