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- Taylor and Francis 2005; US$ 37.95
This highly practical guide provides information that will help research students avoid needless mistakes. It informs and advises you about many of the important facets of postgraduate research, including: what it means to conduct research at doctoral level the requirements for independence, contribution to knowledge, originality and suitability... more...
- Australian Council for Educational Research 2006; US$ 34.95
Doctorates Downunder: Keys to successful doctoral study in Australia and New Zealand is a comprehensive collection of essays designed to guide prospective and current doctoral candidates through the amazing journey of doctoral study. Doctorates Downunder includes chapters on beginning candidature, selecting a supervisor, coun tering isolation and... more...
- SAGE Publications 2006; US$ 38.00
Doing Your Undergraduate Project is accessible and engaging, with case studies used throughout the book to help you relate aspects of the project to real-life examples. The book also contains checklists and flow-charts to help you organize your study as you go along. The book will help you prepare and collate research; write the proposal and plan... more...
- Springer 2007; US$ 159.00
Provides an analysis of the experience of learning to make knowledge at the level of the research doctorate. This book draws principally upon an empirical investigation at a number of Australian universities. It also provides a comparative account of doctoral study in different national systems. more...
- Springer 2007; US$ 29.99
Promovieren - lohnt sich das? Wie lässt sich eine Dissertation finanzieren? Wer betreut sie und wie fängt man eine wissenschaftliche Arbeit überhaupt an? Wer den Doktortitel erwerben will, findet in diesem Leitfaden einen Begleiter auf einem oftmals schwierigen Weg. Themen sind unter anderem: Der Wissenschaftsbetrieb, Zeitmanagement, Kreativitätstechniken,... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2008; US$ 45.95
Postgraduate research has undergone unprecedented change in the past ten years, in response to major shifts in the role of the university and the disciplines in knowledge production and the management of intellectual work. New kinds of doctorates have been established that have expanded the scope and direction of doctoral education. A new audience... more...
- University of Chicago Press 2008; US$ 25.00
Tracing the transformation of early modern academics into modern researchers from the Renaissance to Romanticism, Academic Charisma and the Origins of the Research University uses the history of the university and reframes the "Protestant Ethic" to reconsider the conditions of knowledge production in the modern world. William Clark argues that... more...
- Australian Council for Educational Research 2009; US$ 49.95
Beyond Doctorates Downunder is the third book in the highly successful Doctorates Downunder trilogy published by ACER Press. The first, Doctorates Downunder (2006), helps candidates complete their doctorates and the second, Supervising Doctorates Downunder (2007), assists supervisors with their vital role of supporting candidates during research training.... more...
- Princeton University Press 2009; US$ 23.95
The United States has long been a model for accessible, affordable education, as exemplified by the country's public universities. And yet less than 60 percent of the students entering American universities today are graduating. Why is this happening, and what can be done? Crossing the Finish Line provides the most detailed exploration ever of college... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2010; US$ 38.95
In trying to juggle the various priorities of doctoral study, many individuals struggle. From gathering data, preparing papers and organising projects, to the less obvious difficulties of time management and personal development, doctoral researchers are heavily tasked. In addition to this, those undertaking practitioner research face the complication... more...