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Doctorates downunder : keys to successful doctoral study in Australia and New Zealand

2006, Doctorates downunder : keys to successful doctoral study in Australia and New Zealand. Edited by Denholm, Carey and Evans, Terry, ACER Press, Camberwell, Vic..

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Title Doctorates downunder : keys to successful doctoral study in Australia and New Zealand
Editor(s) Denholm, Carey
Evans, TerryORCID iD for Evans, Terry orcid.org/0000-0001-5087-5727
Publication date 2006
Total pages xii, 227 p.
Publisher ACER Press
Place of Publication Camberwell, Vic.
Keyword(s) Doctor of philosophy degree -- New Zealand
Doctor of philosophy degree -- Australia
Universities and colleges -- Australia -- Graduate work
Universities and colleges -- New Zealand -- Graduate work
Education research/research methods (Australia)
Summary Presents a comprehensive collection of essays designed to guide current and prospective doctoral candidates through the amazing journey of doctoral study. Includes chapters on beginning candidature, selecting a supervisor, countering isolation, engaging support structures, and more.
Notes Contents: 1. Introduction / Carey Denholm and Terry Evans -- 2. Map, food, equipment and compass: preparing for the doctoral journey / Brian Edwards -- 3. The process of supervisor selection / Sarah Wilks --4. Managing the relationship with your supervisor(s) / Mary Krone -- 5. Countering isolation: joining the research community / Linda Conrad -- 6. Peer support groups / Kath Fisher -- 7. The librarian: the candidate's forgotten friend / Peter Macauley -- 8. University-industry links: the big picture / Helene Marsh -- 9. University-industry links: the 'front line' / Philip Brown -- 10. Taking charge: using personal learning plans / Coarlie McCormack, Margaret Kiley, Bill Maher and Allan Cripps -- 11. Generic skills training / Margaret Zeegers and Deirdre Barron -- 12. On being a critical researcher / Robyn Barnacle -- 13. On being an ethical researcher / Justin Denholm -- 14. Sustaining inspiration and motivation / Jacqueline Rowarth and Pam Green -- 15. Some personal obstacles to completion / Carey Denholm -- 16. Studying with a disability or chronic illness / Christopher Newell -- 17. Part-time candidates: balancing candidature, work and personal life / Terry Evans. 18. Effective oral presentations during candidature / Carey Denholm -- 19. Publishing from your doctorate / Frances Martin -- 20. Text features and aids in doctoral writing / Jill Scevak -- 21. Argumentation / Erica McWilliam -- 22. Writing as a research tool / Robyn Owens -- 23. Thinking and writing for your thesis / Robert Cantwell -- 24. Research skills and writing a thesis / Gilah Leder and Lloyd Holliday -- 25. Opening the black box: how examiners assess your thesis / Margaret Kiley and Gerry Mullins -- 26. Oral examinations / Jacqueline Rowarth and Graeme Fraser -- 27. Preparing for postdoctoral life / Alan McAlpine -- 28. 'Doctored' downunder! / Carey Denholm and Terry Evans.
ISBN 0864314299
9780864314291
Language eng
Field of Research 130399 Specialist Studies in Education not elsewhere classified
HERDC Research category A7 Edited book
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