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  • 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...

  • 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...

  • 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...

  • 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...

  • 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 Ziel: Lei(d)tfaden für Promotionswillige (German Edition)by Barbara Messing; Klaus-Peter Huber

    Springer 2007; US$ 29.99

    Promovieren - lohnt sich das? Wie lässt sich eine Dissertation finanzieren? Wer betreut sie und wie fängt man eine wissenschaftliche Arbeit überhaupt an? Wer den Doktortitel erwerben will, findet in diesem Leitfaden einen Begleiter auf einem oftmals schwierigen Weg. Themen sind unter anderem: Der Wissenschaftsbetrieb, Zeitmanagement, Kreativitätstechniken,... 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$ 24.95

    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...

  • 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...