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Helping doctoral students write : pedagogies for supervision

Author: Barbara Kamler; Pat Thomson
Publisher: London ; New York : Routledge, 2006.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
"Helping Doctoral Students Write offers a new approach to doctoral writing. By treating research as writing and writing as research, the authors offer pedagogical strategies for doctoral supervisors that will assist the production of well-argued and lively dissertations." "It is clear that many doctoral candidates find research writing complicated and difficult, but the advice they receive often glosses over the  Read more...
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Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Barbara Kamler; Pat Thomson
ISBN: 0415346835 9780415346832 0415346843 9780415346849 9780203969816 0203969812
OCLC Number: 64592053
Description: xii, 173 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
Contents: Putting doctoral writing centre stage --
Writing the doctorate, writing the scholar --
Persuading an octopus into a glass: working with literatures --
Text work in the field of knowledge production --
Reconsidering the personal --
Choreographing the dissertation --
The grammar of authority --
Crafting a writerly text --
Institutionalizing doctoral writing practices.
Responsibility: Barbara Kamler and Pat Thomson.


Offering a different approach to doctoral writing supervision, this book provides pedagogical strategies to help the production of well-argued dissertations. It argues that making an original  Read more...
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