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

    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...

  • 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

    Gabler Verlag 2012; US$ 29.99

    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...

  • Our Dissertations, Ourselvesby Christine Sorrell Dinkins; Jeanne Merkle Sorrell

    Palgrave Macmillan 2014; US$ 30.00

    Twenty women from nine disciplines share the common experiences, emotions, challenges, and transformations that come from writing a doctoral dissertation. Designed to invite readers into shared experiences, this book provides support and practical guidance for women writing dissertations, their advisors, and all those on the journey with them. more...

  • Writing the Qualitative Dissertationby Judith M. Meloy

    Taylor and Francis 2001; US$ 48.95

    The purpose of this book is to share, in rich detail, an understanding of how it feels and what it means to do qualitative research, and to provide support for doctoral students who choose this form of inquiry for their dissertation research. more...

  • What We Are Becomingby Gregory A. Giberson; Thomas A. Moriarty

    Utah State University Press 2010; US$ 25.95

    Greg Giberson and Tom Moriarty have collected a rich volume that offers a state-of-the-field look at the question of the undergraduate writing major, a vital issue for compositionists as the discipline continues to evolve. What We Are Becoming provides an indispensable resource for departments and WPAs who are building undergraduate majors.     ... more...

  • Practitioner Research at Doctoral Levelby Pat Drake; Linda Heath

    Taylor and Francis 2010; US$ 46.95

    In trying to juggle the various priorities of doctoral study, many individuals struggle. From gathering data, preparing papers and organising projects, to the less obvious difficulties of time management and personal development, doctoral researchers are heavily tasked. In addition to this, those undertaking practitioner research face the complication... more...

  • Mastering Your PhDby Patricia Gosling; Lambertus D. Noordam

    Springer Berlin Heidelberg 2010; US$ 29.95

    Filled with practical advice on getting started, communicating with a supervisor, staying the course, and planning for the future, this book is a handy guide for graduate students who need that extra bit of help getting started and making it through. more...