Writing dissertations is a daunting process, particularly at the beginning. Where to start, how to plan, what to research – are the initial starting points. Thanks to the Higher Education Academy (HEA) and affiliated authors, they help to deconstruct the process down to the following 9 parts in the context of tourism, hospitality and leisure.
Have a read, and let me know in the comments – how they helped you, and the advice you would give students entering the third year to prepare and succeed at their dissertations…
Research in tourism, leisure, events (part 1) – https://www.heacademy.ac.uk/sites/default/files/research_1.pdf
Introducing the research process (part 2) – https://www.heacademy.ac.uk/sites/default/files/research_gateway_section2_introducing_the_research_process.pdf
Getting started (part 3) – https://www.heacademy.ac.uk/sites/default/files/research_gateway_section3_getting_started.pdf
Literature reviewing in tourism, hospitality and leisure (part 4) – https://www.heacademy.ac.uk/resource/research-hospitality-leisure-sport-and-tourism-literature-reviews
Designing research and methodology in tourism, hospitality and leisure (part 5) – https://www.heacademy.ac.uk/resource/research-hospitality-leisure-sport-and-tourism-research-design-and-data-collection
Analysing your results in tourism, hospitality and leisure (part 6) – https://www.heacademy.ac.uk/sites/default/files/research_gateway_section6_analysis_results.pdf
Discussing your findings in tourism, hospitality and leisure (part 7) – https://www.heacademy.ac.uk/sites/default/files/research_gateway_section7_discussion_of_findings.pdf
Concluding your research dissertations in tourism hospitality and leisure (part 8) – https://www.heacademy.ac.uk/sites/default/files/research_gateway_section8_conclusions.pdf
The final dissertation write up in tourism hospitality and leisure (part 9) – https://www.heacademy.ac.uk/sites/default/files/research_gateway_section9_final_write_up.pdf
Thanks to @HEA Academy and associated authors for providing these resources.