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  • 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...

  • Critical Reading and Writing for Postgraduatesby Professor Mike Wallace; Professor Alison Wray

    SAGE Publications 2006; US$ 47.95

    This guide to critical reading and self-critical writing is a must-have resource for postgraduate students and early-career academics. It is packed with tools for analyzing texts and structuring critical reviews, and incorporating exercises and examples drawn from the social sciences. more...

  • The Ph.D. Trap Revisitedby Wilfred Cude

    Dundurn 2000; US$ 11.99

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

  • How To Get A Phdby Estelle Phillips; Derek.S. Pugh

    McGraw-Hill Education 2010; US$ 42.00

    How to get a PhD is THE classic book on studying for a PhD. It provides a practical, down to earth and realistic approach to studying for a PhD and offers support and reassurance for both students and supervisors. more...

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

    Wiley 2012; US$ 45.00

    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$ 23.99

    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; Pila Mendoza

    Stylus Publishing 2010; US$ 23.99

    Despite considerable research that has provided a better understanding of the challenges of doctoral education, it remains the case that only 57% of all doctoral students will complete their programs. This book comprehensively critiques existing models and views of doctoral student socialization; offers a new model that incorporates concepts of identity... 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...