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  • Reflections on Learning, Life and Workby

    SensePublishers 2012; US$ 69.95

    This book records the stories of doctoral study experiences of the twenty-two writers. These research degree experiences are embedded in the lives and careers of the writers and the twenty-two distinctive projects draw from those individual lives and careers. The authors write about meeting the continuing demands of older and younger family members... more...

  • Promovieren nach Plan?by

    Springer Fachmedien Wiesbaden 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...

  • 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...

  • Akademische Feierstunde anlässlich des 75. Geburtstages von Prof. Dr. Egon Lorenzby Peter Albrecht; Manfred Wandt; Peter Albrecht; Hans J Bartels; Oliver Brand

    Verlag Versicherungswirtschaft 2010; US$ 8.58

    Prof. Dr. Egon Lorenz feierte am 9. Juli 2009 seinen 75. Geburtstag. Aus diesem Anlass veranstaltete das Institut für Versicherungswissenschaft der Universität Mannheim gemeinsam mit dem Institut für Versicherungsrecht der Goethe-Universität Frankfurt eine akademische Feierstunde. Dieses Sonderheft der Mannheimer Vorträge dokumentiert den von der... more...

  • The Doctoral Experienceby Paul Atkinson; Sara Delamont; Odette Parry

    Taylor and Francis 2003; US$ 185.00

    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...

  • 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...

  • 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...

  • 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...

  • Advancing Your Careerby Michael Brubaker; Dale Brubaker

    R&L Education 2011; US$ 25.99

    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...

  • 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...