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  • Effective Postgraduate Supervisionby Adrian Eley; Roy Jennings

    McGraw-Hill Education 2007; US$ 46.00

    This practical guide is based on a series of successful workshops on postgraduate supervision and presents the most frequently encountered difficulties in the student/supervisor relationship. Detailed but concise case studies offer realistic solutions to the thirty issues discussed, including:. Conflict. Culture. Distance. Funding. Isolation. Language.... more...

  • Professional Doctoratesby David Scott

    McGraw-Hill Education 2004; US$ 55.00

    Considers the varying nature of the professional doctorate, as well as its history, development, and future. Drawing upon comparative case profiles of three professional doctorates, this book explores experiences and issues emerging from their pedagogy. more...

  • Graduate Study for the Twenty-First Centuryby Gregory M. Colón Semenza

    Palgrave Macmillan 2005; US$ 38.00

    Many graduate students continue to be regarded as 'apprentices' despite the fact that they are expected to design and teach their own classes, serve on university committees, and conference and publish regularly. The Chronicle of Higher Education reports that the attrition rate for American Ph.D. programmes is at an all-time high, between 40% and... more...

  • The Research Game In Academic Lifeby Lisa Lucas

    McGraw-Hill Education 2006; US$ 55.00

    Provides an overview of the changing policies of funding and evaluating university research and analyses how this has impacted on the status and hierarchical positioning of universities in the United Kingdom. more...

  • Unter drei schon aus dem Haus?by Adelheid Müller-Lissner

    Ch. Links Verlag 2012; US$ 10.51

    Das Betreuungsangebot für Kinder zwischen eins und drei soll in den nächsten Jahren deutlich ausgeweitet werden. Wie schön, sagen die einen: endlich mehr Entlastung für berufstätige Eltern, dazu frühe Bildungschancen und soziale Erfahrungen für die Kinder. Die anderen fürchten, es könnte Kleinkinder überfordern, einen Teil des Tages ohne ihre Eltern... more...

  • Navigating Graduate School and Beyondby Sundar A. Christopher

    Wiley 2013; US$ 28.00

    Published by the American Geophysical Union as part of the Special Publications Series . Graduate school can be an exciting, challenging time for students, but it can be scary and intimidating at the same time. Navigating Graduate School and Beyond: A Career Guide for Graduate Students and a Must Read for Every Advisor outlines the steps and skills... more...

  • Intercultural Postgraduate Supervisionby Catherine Manathunga

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 145.00

    The impact of globalisation and aggressive marketing by universities has increased the flow of international or culturally diverse students enrolling in postgraduate research degree programs outside their own countries. As access to postgraduate education widens, more local culturally diverse and Indigenous students are also enrolling in higher degree... more...

  • Graduate Programs in the Physical Sciences, Mathematics, Agricultural Sciences, the Environment & Natural Resources 2011 (Grad 4)by Peterson's

    Peterson's 2011; US$ 19.99

    Peterson's Graduate Programs in the Physical Sciences, Mathematics, Agricultural Sciences, the Environment & Natural Resources contains a wealth of information on colleges and universities that offer graduate work in these exciting fields. The institutions listed include those in the United States and Canada, as well international institutions that... more...

  • Enhancing the Doctoral Experienceby Steve Hutchinson; Helen Lawrence; Dave Filipovic-Carter

    Ashgate Publishing Ltd 2014; US$ 44.95

    One of the major intangible benefits associated with the postgraduate research experience is precisely that: the experience. For many doctoral students that experience is shaped by their relationship with and support from their supervisor. Against a challenging background of growing numbers of students but also increasing pressures on time and costs,... more...

  • Crippled at the Starting Gateby Robert Leslie Fisher

    University Press of America 2009; US$ 35.99

    This book argues that the United States needs an education bill to send more Americans to graduate school in the sciences, technology, and engineering. Graduate schools need to change their culture not only to recruit more women, African-Americans, and Latinos into science, but to promote them to senior faculty positions. more...