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- 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...
- Taylor and Francis 2002; US$ 72.95
Shows what is required to make a continuing career in academic research and gives advice on taking alternative career paths. The authors provide advice on sources of advertised and unadvertised vacancies as well as practical search skills. 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...
- SAGE Publications 2006; US$ 53.00
This book provides essential guidance for all students who are thinking of studying for a postgraduate qualification in Britain. Alongside detailed information about the British university system (from the application process to the viva) Nicholas and Rosalind Foskett provide readers with an introduction to other essential pastoral and practical aspects... more...
- SAGE Publications 2005; US$ 51.00
For anyone embarking on postgraduate study, this is an indispensable guide. Packed with hands-on advice and examples from students themselves, David Wilkinson provides: - Up-to-date information on developments in postgraduate study; - Guidance on where and how to apply; - Advice on constructing effective research proposals, with examples of successful... more...
- SAGE Publications 2006; US$ 58.00
From Postgraduate to Social Scientist is essential reading for any postgraduate or new researcher who is interested in a career in the social sciences. The book describes the skills needed for success in moving from being a student to becoming an academic or professional social scientist. Written by experts in the field, Gilbert et al., this book... more...
- SAGE Publications 2006; US$ 56.00
The prospect of undertaking postgraduate research can seem daunting. This thoroughly revised Second Edition of Doing Postgraduate Research shows students how to undertake their research in a manner that is better, quicker, and hassle-free as possible. The text offers an authoritative and comprehensive guide to better research practice and is fully... more...
- Springer 2008; US$ 119.00
This book is a real-world study of Peer-Led Team Learning (PLTL), a method in which undergraduates work together, under the guidance of a peer leader, in course-connected workshops. PLTL is intended to complement lecture. The text explains how the method evolved into a teaching/learning model. The evaluation uncovered six critical components for successful... more...