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  • Promovieren nach Plan?by Svea Korff; Navina Roman

    Springer 2013; US$ 29.99

    ¿Der Bologna-Prozess hat auch die Promotion erreicht: Mit der stärkeren Strukturierung der Promotionsphase bzw. einem ?Promovieren nach Plan" ist nicht nur die Hoffnung verbunden, die Anzahl der Promotionen zu erhöhen, die Promotionszeiten zu verkürzen und damit den Wissenschaftsstandort Deutschland zu stärken, sondern es soll auch die Situation junger... more...

  • Developing Generic Support for Doctoral Studentsby Susan Carter; Deborah Laurs

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 52.95

    This multidisciplinary, multi-voiced book looks at the practice and pedagogy of generic, across-campus support for doctoral students. With a global imperative for increased doctoral completions, universities around the world are providing more generic support. This book represents collegial cross-fertilisation focussed on generic pedagogy, provided... more...

  • Navigating the Doctoral Journeyby Amanda J. Rockinson-Szapkiw; Lucinda S. Spaulding

    Rowman & Littlefield Publishers 2014; US$ 34.99

    This co-edited book provides doctoral candidates with a practical, cross-discipline handbook for successfully navigating the doctoral process ? from initial program selection to the final dissertation defense and preparing for the faculty interview. more...

  • Women Supervising and Writing Doctoral Thesesby Lia Bryant; Katrina Jaworski; Valerie Adams; Christine Beasley; Lia Bryant; Judith Gill; Katrina Jaworski; Margaret Rowntree; Mary-Helen Ward

    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...

  • Getting a PhDby John Finn

    Taylor and Francis 2005; US$ 39.95

    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...

  • Doctorates Downunderby Carey Denholm; Terry Evans

    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...

  • Disciplines and Doctoratesby Sharon Parry

    Springer 2007; US$ 209.00

    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...

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

    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...

  • 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...