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- Taylor and Francis 2003; US$ 54.95
Richly illustrated with case studies and interviews, this book identifies key themes pervading academic life: the nature of research and research supervision; key social processes and problems; distinct and contrasting sub-cultures of departments and disciplines in universities; mentorship and sponsorship; and apprenticeship and rites of passage for... more...
- 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...
- 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...
- Princeton University Press 2009; US$ 27.95 US$ 22.36
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...
- R&L Education 2011; US$ 27.99
Advancing Your Career aims to help readers look more broadly at the doctoral experience from choosing a program to coursework to passing your comprehensive exams to doing dissertation research and writing to graduation and beyond. 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...
- 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...
- Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 55.95
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...
- 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...