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Supervising the doctorate : a guide to success

Author: Sara Delamont; Paul Atkinson; Odette Parry
Publisher: London : Society for Research into Higher Education : Open University Press, 2004.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : 2nd edView all editions and formats
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This text provides everything you ever wanted to know about PhD supervision but were afraid to ask. It is a practical no-nonsense handbook for both the novice and the experienced higher degree supervisor. This 2nd edition includes details on supervising professional doctoral theses.
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Sara Delamont; Paul Atkinson; Odette Parry
ISBN: 0335212638 9780335212637 0335212646 9780335212644
OCLC Number: 56406876
Notes: Previous edition: Supervising the PhD.
Description: x, 220 pages ; 23 cm
Contents: Preface and acknowledgements 1 A Most Persuasive Piece of Argument: Introduction 2 Caught and Held by a Cobweb: Getting the Student Started 3 The Balance between Tradition and Progress: Designing and Planning a Project 4 Old Manuscripts: The Literature Review 5 Heavy and Thankless Task: Overseeing the Data Collection 6 Disagreeableness and Danger: Keeping up Student Motivation 7 Contorted Corkscrew: The Getting and Giving of Judgement 8 An Emotional Excitement: Writing up the Thesis 9 A Lack of Genuine Interest: Choosing the Right External and Preparing the Student for the Examination 10 The Brave Pretence at Confidence: Launching Students' Careers 11 A Rather Unpromising Consignment: Selecting Successful Students and Building a Research Culture 12 The Very Loftiest Motives: Institutional Frameworks and Audit Cultures Further Reading References Index
Responsibility: Sara Delamont, Paul Atkinson, and Odette Parry.

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