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- 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...
- 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...
- Lexington Books 2015; US$ 74.99
This book brings life and depth to understanding the emotional and embodied nature of academic writing, supervising, and inter-subjective learning. It shows that instrumental pedagogies impede universities? neoliberal goal of efficiency and that eliminating affect works against success in scholarship. 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...
- Taylor and Francis 2009; US$ 54.95
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...
- 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...
- Princeton University Press 2009; US$ 27.95
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...
- Springer Berlin Heidelberg 2007; US$ 29.99
Leitfaden zur erfolgreichen Promotion: Wer betreut sie und wie fängt man an? Dieser Leitfaden ist der sichere Begleiter auf einem oftmals schwierigen Weg. "? Die Probleme werden kurz und bündig auf den Punkt gebracht ?" (bp, in: VDI Nachrichten, 27.06.2003) more...