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  • Doing Your Undergraduate Projectby Denis Reardon

    SAGE Publications 2006; US$ 32.00

    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...

  • Disciplines and Doctoratesby Sharon Parry

    Springer Netherlands 2007; US$ 142.89

    Attainment of a research doctorate is a pinnacle of academic achievement. In any national system, the PhD demonstrates the ability to produce original, significant and important knowledge in a specialised field. Its attainment signifies the capacity to produce and reproduce knowledge at the most advanced level. Advice about how to achieve a PhD... more...

  • Die Doktorarbeit: Vom Start zum Zielby Barbara Messing; Klaus-Peter Huber

    Springer Berlin Heidelberg 2007; US$ 21.24

    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...

  • Changing Practices of Doctoral Educationby David Boud; Alison Lee

    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...

  • Academic Charisma and the Origins of the Research Universityby William Clark

    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...

  • Crossing the Finish Lineby William G. Bowen; Matthew M. Chingos; Michael S. McPherson

    Princeton University Press 2009; US$ 28.95 US$ 23.16

    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...

  • Beyond Doctorates Downunderby Carey Denholm; Terry Evans

    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...

  • 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...

  • Gut beraten durch die Promotionby Stephan Peters

    Gabler Verlag 2012; US$ 18.47

    Universitäten binden ihre DoktorandInnen in Graduierten- und Promotionskollegien immer mehr ein und bieten ihnen verschiedene Hilfestellungen an. Der Dissertationsprozess selbst setzt eine hohe Selbstmotivation, ein großes Maß an Eigenverantwortung und eine starke Selbstdisziplin voraus. Stephan Peters und die Autoren geben hierzu zahlreiche Hilfestellungen... more...

  • The Unruly PhDby Rebecca Peabody

    Palgrave Macmillan 2014; US$ 30.00

    This collection features former graduate students who speak frankly about the challenges and decisions they faced along the way to their doctorates. Peabody leaves no doubt that there are as many right ways to get through a PhD, and as many right career tracks on the other side, as there are students willing to forge their own paths. more...