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  • 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$ 10.18

    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...

  • 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...

  • Gaining A Master's Degreeby Allen Brown

    Constable & Robinson 2013; US$ 13.11

    Britain has over 100 institutes of higher education offering Master's degree courses. Access to higher education opportunities has therefore never been greater. As technology advances and new techniques are developed, there is a growing desire for skill updating and retraining throughout all walks of professional life. One of the most effective... more...

  • Advancing Your Careerby Michael Brubaker; Dale Brubaker

    R&L Education 2011; US$ 23.99

    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...

  • Supervising Doctorates Downunderby Carey Denholm; Terry Evans

    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...

  • 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...

  • 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...