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|All Authors / Contributors:||
Sara Delamont; Paul Atkinson; Odette Parry
|ISBN:||0335212638 9780335212637 0335212646 9780335212644|
|Notes:||Previous edition: Supervising the PhD.|
|Description:||x, 220 pages ; 23 cm|
|Contents:||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 judgment --
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 the 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.
|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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