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|All Authors / Contributors:||
Sara Delamont; Paul Atkinson; Odette Parry
|ISBN:||0335212638 9780335212637 0335212646 9780335212644|
|Notes:||Previous ed.: Supervising the PhD.|
|Description:||x, 220 p. ; 23 cm.|
|Contents:||Preface and acknowledgements 1 A Most Persuasive Piece of Argument: Introduction 2Caught and Held by a Cobweb: Getting the Student Started 3The Balance between Tradition andProgress: Designing and Planning aProject 4Old Manuscripts: The Literature Review 5Heavy and Thankless Task:Overseeing the Data Collection 6Disagreeableness and Danger: Keeping up Student Motivation 7Contorted Corkscrew: The Getting and Giving of Judgement 8An Emotional Excitement: Writing up the Thesis 9A Lack of Genuine Interest: Choosing the Right External and Preparing the Student for the Examination 10The Brave Pretence at Confidence:Launching Students' Careers 11A Rather Unpromising Consignment: Selecting Successful Students and Building aResearch Culture 12The Very Loftiest Motives: Institutional Frameworks and Audit Cultures Further Reading References Index|
|Responsibility:||Sara Delamont, Paul Atkinson, and Odette Parry.|
This 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.
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