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  • 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...

  • Achieving Your Professional Doctorateby Nancy-Jane Lee

    McGraw-Hill Education 2008; US$ 38.00

    Offers an analysis of the issues that could be encountered when developing research in a professional practice setting. This work is suitable for professional practitioners wishing to integrate their expertise with the acquisition of advanced research knowledge and skill to directly inform and influence practice. more...

  • Advancing Your Careerby Michael Brubaker; Dale Brubaker

    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...

  • Bachelor nach Plan. Dein Weg ins Studium: Studienwahl, Bewerbung, Einstieg, Finanzierung, Wohnungssuche, Auslandsstudiumby Sebastian Horndasch

    Springer Berlin Heidelberg 2011; US$ 6.21

    Liebe Leserin, lieber Leser, Du möchtest studieren, bist Dir aber nicht sicher, wo und was genau? Vielleicht hast Du schon grobe Vorstellungen, weißt aber nicht, wie Du Dich bei den vielen Möglichkeiten entscheiden sollst? So geht es den meisten. Auch ich, der Autor dieses Buches, habe damals lange mit meiner Entscheidung gehadert. Ich hatte mir damals... more...

  • Being Bright is Not Enoughby Peggy Hawley

    Charles C Thomas 2010; US$ 32.95

    This third edition has been well revised and continues with the ideas expressed in the previous two editions. The details and reactions in light of experiences of the intervening years have been updated and expanded. This particularly interesting book is written from a student advocacy perspective, intended to speak to non-traditional students as well... 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...

  • 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...

  • College Majorsby Ellen Lederman

    McFarland & Company, Inc., Publishers 2007; US$ 39.95

    This is an easy to use, comprehensive reference tool for students, parents, teachers, counselors, and librarians to more than 400 majors offered in U.S. colleges and universities. Each entry gives a description of the major, levels offered (associate, bachelor's, master's, doctoral), examples of typical courses, related and complementary majors,... 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...

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

    Princeton University Press 2009; US$ 28.95 US$ 26.34

    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...