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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
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
Language eng
Field of Research 130399 Specialist Studies in Education not elsewhere classified
HERDC Research category A7 Edited book
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