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- Taylor and Francis 2010; US$ 42.95
Within a context of rapid growth and diversification in higher degree research programs, there is increasing pressure for the results of doctoral research to be made public. Doctoral students are now being encouraged to publish not only after completion of the doctorate, but also during, and even as part of their research program. For many this is... 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...
- 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...
- R&L Education 2010; US$ 21.99
This book focuses on using faculty mentoring to empower doctoral students to successfully complete their doctoral studies. The book is a collection of mentoring chapters showcasing professors and dissertation advisors from the most prestigious universities in the United States. They provide an extraordinary range of mentoring advice that speaks directly... more...
- Wiley 2011; US$ 30.95
?Overall, this is a useful, practical handbook on academic careers in any specific discipline as well as nonscience fields. Summing Up: Recommended. All students, researchers/faculty, and professionals." ( Choice , 1 December 2012) ?The comprehensive overview A Guide to Academiaprovides will be useful to any scientist embarking on a career in... more...
- Wiley 2013; US$ 29.00
Preface vii 1. Introduction 1 2. Sowing 7 Cast a Vision 7 Do a SWOT 10 Avoid the Resume 14 3. Your Advisor and You 19 What Your Advisor Expects From You 19 Manage Your Advisor 22 4. Skills 29 Work Ethics for a Graduate Student 29 Take Initiative: Becoming a Resource Center 32 Take Ownership 35 Work Hard and Smart... more...
- SAGE Publications 2007; US$ 55.00
` Getting your PhD will no doubt establish itself as a firm favourite' - ESCalate `Packed with practical advice on all aspects of the PhD process, new and continuing research students should find this book of great help' - Professor Malcolm Tight, Lancaster University, UK How to get your Ph.D is an original study guide aimed at... more...
- Palgrave Macmillan 2005; US$ 40.00
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...
- 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 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...