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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 2008; US$ 140.00
Collecting important original essays by librarians and archivists ? all of whom are actively engaged in building digital collections ? Digital Scholarship details both challenges and proven solutions in establishing, maintaining, and servicing digital scholarship in the humanities. more...
- Springer 2011; US$ 159.00
The quality of the academics who undertake the work of teaching and research is critical to the significance, status and relevance of our universities. There is widespread evidence that doctoral students are not being properly prepared for the changing face of higher education and that once they take up academic positions, they often experience many... 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...
- 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...
- McGraw-Hill Education 2007; US$ 55.00
Howard Green is Chair of the UK Council for Graduate Education and the Modern Universities Research group. Formerly Dean of the Research and Graduate School, he is now Pro Vice Chancellor with responsibility for planning and innovation at Staffordshire University. He is Professor of Urban Planning at Staffordshire and Visiting Professor of Urban Planning... 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...
- 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...
- 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...