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  • Supervising Doctorates Downunderby Carey Denholm; Terry Evans

    Australian Council for Educational Research 2007; US$ 44.95

    Supervising Doctorates Downunder: Keys to effective supervision in Australia and New Zealand is a comprehensive collection of essays designed to assist doctoral supervisors, from candidate selection through to thesis examination and guiding candidates? transition to post-doctoral life. Supervising Doctorates Downunder includes chapters on supervision?... more...

  • Achieving Your Professional Doctorateby Nancy-Jane Lee

    McGraw-Hill Education 2008; US$ 38.00

    Offers an analysis of the issues that could be encountered when developing research in a professional practice setting. This work is suitable for professional practitioners wishing to integrate their expertise with the acquisition of advanced research knowledge and skill to directly inform and influence practice. more...

  • Stepping Stones to Achieving Your Doctorateby Vernon Trafford; Shosh Leshem

    McGraw-Hill Education 2008; US$ 38.00

    The starting point to achieve your doctorate is to appreciate how examiners examine doctoral theses. This book focuses on how doctoral candidates can raise levels of thinking about their topic, their research process and their contribution(s) to knowledge. It emphasises the nature of conceptualization sought by examiners within theses. more...

  • How to Survive Your Doctorateby Jane Matthiesen; Mario Binder

    McGraw-Hill Education 2009; US$ 38.00

    Intends to present student perspectives (via case studies) on doing a PhD and offers potential PhD candidates an insight into 'real life'. This title also presents a light-hearted approach which looks at the everyday interpersonal, social and environmental issues associated with doing a PhD from application through to graduation. more...

  • The Ph.D. Trap Revisitedby Wilfred Cude

    Dundurn 2000; US$ 22.99

    This book lays bare the faults of the Ph.D. program, showing that in most disciplines it is savage, mechanical, and cruel. more...

  • The Formation of Scholarsby George E. Walker; Chris M. Golde; Laura Jones; Andrea Conklin Bueschel; Pat Hutchings

    Wiley 2012; US$ 46.00

    This groundbreaking book explores the current state of doctoral education in the United States and offers a plan for increasing the effectiveness of doctoral education. Programs must grapple with questions of purpose. The authors examine practices and elements of doctoral programs and show how they can be made more powerful by relying on principles... more...

  • Advancing Your Careerby Michael Brubaker; Dale Brubaker

    R&L Education 2011; US$ 25.99

    Advancing Your Career aims to help readers look more broadly at the doctoral experience from choosing a program to coursework to passing your comprehensive exams to doing dissertation research and writing to graduation and beyond. more...

  • Out of the Comfort Zoneby Lisbeth Borbye

    Morgan & Claypool Publishers 2010; US$ 25.00

    Success in careers outside the university setting depends on an individual's capacity to master professional skills and respond appropriately to dynamic situations with flexibility, adaptation, and innovative thinking. This book describes a simple, common sense method of how to include professional skills training in any curricula without compromising... more...

  • On Becoming a Scholarby Susan K. Gardner; Pilar Mendoza; Ann E. Austin; Kevin Kruger

    Stylus Publishing 2012; US$ 26.99

    ?This book brings together the work of an impressive group of scholars to highlight, synthesize, and reflect on key research and findings concerning the process through which doctoral students become scholars. It opens the door for new theoretical perspectives to explain and guide the process as well as creative strategies for enhancing the effectiveness... more...

  • Reshaping Doctoral Educationby Alison Lee; Susan Danby

    Taylor and Francis 2012; US$ 56.95

    The number of doctorates being awarded around the world has almost doubled over the last ten years, propelling it from a small elite enterprise into a large and ever growing international market. Within the context of increasing numbers of doctoral students this book examines the new doctorate environment and the challenges it is starting to face.... more...