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- Wiley 2013; US$ 29.00
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...
- UPA 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...
- Indiana University Press 2013; US$ 21.99
The product of a lifetime of experience in American universities, The Scholar?s Survival Manual offers advice for students, professors, and administrators on how to get work done, the path to becoming a professor, getting tenured, and making visible contributions to scholarship, as well as serving on promotion and tenure committees. Martin H. Krieger... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 54.95
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...
- 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...
- Rowman & Littlefield Publishers 2015; US$ 33.99
This book provides graduate students with the tools they need to understand and complete a graduate degree, regardless of how the degree is offered?online or on-campus. It also encourages them to take control of the graduate school process as much as possible and negotiate with faculty and the administration regarding all aspects of the program.... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2012; US$ 48.95
Increasing numbers of adults are enroling in doctoral programmes, but their earlier college lives often do not prepare them for the rules of the academic game. Many have no idea what a dissertation looks like, how it gets that way, or what options are available to them. This book is a practical guide for students who need help in progressing from the... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2002; US$ 72.95
In today's highly competitive job market a higher degree will not necessarily lead to a career in higher education. Researchers need to know how to enhance their career prospects and how to look further into the wide range of career options open to them elsewhere. Moving On in Your Career shows researchers what is required to make a continuing career... more...
- McGraw-Hill Education 2007; US$ 51.00
It is not hard to be a research active academic, or to build a research group, or to create a research culture. Here are sensible strategies available to everyone, and that empower everyone in higher education. Seizing the opportunities, refusing to be a victim, and ¿ most importantly ¿ learning how the system works, are among the strategies available... more...
- McGraw-Hill Education 2004; US$ 47.00
Details what is the PhD viva for and how can students prepare for it. This work shows what supervisors can consider when selecting PhD examiners. It demonstrates how examiners can assess a PhD thesis and conduct the viva. more...