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  • The Doctoral Experienceby Sara Delamont; Paul Atkinson; Odette Parry

    Taylor and Francis 2003; US$ 54.95

    Richly illustrated with case studies and interviews, this book identifies key themes pervading academic life: the nature of research and research supervision; key social processes and problems; distinct and contrasting sub-cultures of departments and disciplines in universities; mentorship and sponsorship; and apprenticeship and rites of passage for... more...

  • Skills Training in Research Degree Programmesby Richard Hinchcliffe; Anthony P Bromley; Steve J Hutchinson

    McGraw-Hill Education 2007; US$ 47.00

    Aims to provide coverage of Skills Training in Research Degree Programmes in the UK, providing chapters that are suitable for academics, trainers and research administrators. This book examines the politics of skills training and its implications for academic culture as well as providing support and advice for practitioners and policy makers. more...

  • Being Bright is Not Enoughby Peggy Hawley

    Charles C Thomas 2010; US$ 32.95

    This third edition has been well revised and continues with the ideas expressed in the previous two editions. The details and reactions in light of experiences of the intervening years have been updated and expanded. This particularly interesting book is written from a student advocacy perspective, intended to speak to non-traditional students as well... more...

  • Kompetent zum Doktortitelby Katrin Girgensohn

    VS Verlag für Sozialwissenschaften 2010; US$ 38.03

    Die Lebensphase Promotion erfordert mehr als Fachwissen. Wer erfolgreich promovieren will, muss auch seine physischen und sozialen Ressourcen einschätzen und organisieren können. Deshalb erfordert eine Promotion zahlreiche Schlüsselqualifikationen. Dieses Buch stellt ein Modell vor, das an der Europa-Universität Viadrina entwickelt wurde, um deutsche... more...

  • Schule und Absentismusby Christine Riegel

    VS Verlag für Sozialwissenschaften 2010; US$ 27.75

    Schulabsentismus ist in gewisser Weise ein Mysterium. Zwar werden die meisten Leser entweder eigene Erinnerungen an ihre Schulzeit und die eine oder andere versäumte Unterrichtsstunde haben oder aber zumindest an jemand anderen, der ab und zu einmal ,blau gemacht' hat. Doch ist bis heute noch wenig darüber be­ dem Unterricht kannt, warum schulpflichtige... more...

  • Schulabsentismusby Margrit Stamm; Christine Ruckdäschel; Franziska Templer; Michael Niederhauser

    VS Verlag für Sozialwissenschaften 2009; US$ 41.12

    Diese Publikation ist dem Schulschwänzen, dem unerlaubten Fernbleiben von der Schule, gewidmet. Die Wissenschaft spricht dabei von «Schulabsentismus». Unter diesem Begriff subsumieren sich viele verschiedene Formen von Schul- senz: Schulverweigerung, das Zurückhalten des Kindes durch die Eltern, das Schwänzen einzelner Lektionen oder das Fehlen mehrerer... more...

  • Reflections on Learning, Life and Workby Maureen Ryan

    SensePublishers 2012; US$ 42.82

    This book records the stories of doctoral study experiences of the twenty-two writers. These research degree experiences are embedded in the lives and careers of the writers and the twenty-two distinctive projects draw from those individual lives and careers. The authors write about meeting the continuing demands of older and younger family members... more...

  • Leaving the Ivory Towerby Barbara E. Lovitts

    Rowman & Littlefield Publishers 2002; US$ 51.00

    Graduate schools have faced attrition rates of approximately 50 percent for the past 40 years. They have tried to address the problem by focusing on student characteristics and by assuming that if they could make better, more informed admissions decisions, attrition rates would drop. Yet high attrition rates persist and may in fact be increasing. Leaving... more...

  • The Relevant PhDby Hugo Letiche; Geoffrey Lightfoot

    SensePublishers 2014; US$ 42.82

    There has been a decided shift towards desiring greater “relevance” in management education by serving the needs of management practice. The importance of a careful defi nition of “relevance” and the retention of a critical perspective needs to be asserted. In this respect, what Hugo Letiche and Geoff Lightfoot have done together, and written up in... more...

  • College Majorsby Ellen Lederman

    McFarland & Company, Inc., Publishers 2007; US$ 39.95

    This is an easy to use, comprehensive reference tool for students, parents, teachers, counselors, and librarians to more than 400 majors offered in U.S. colleges and universities. Each entry gives a description of the major, levels offered (associate, bachelor's, master's, doctoral), examples of typical courses, related and complementary majors,... more...