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Doctoral study in contemporary higher education

Author: Howard Green; Stuart Powell; Society for Research into Higher Education.
Publisher: Maidenhead : Society for Research into Higher Education & Open University Press, 2005.
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"This book covers the differing kinds of doctorate awards that currently exist and critically discusses issues that arise from the ways in which related forms of doctoral study are organized and assessed. It focuses on doctoral study, in all its forms, in the higher education sector in the United Kingdom, while being contextualized within an international dimension." "Drawing on both quantitative and qualitative  Read more...
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Green, Howard, 1947-
Doctoral study in contemporary higher education.
Maidenhead : Society for Research into Higher Education & Open University Press, 2005
(OCoLC)606234066
Online version:
Green, Howard, 1947-
Doctoral study in contemporary higher education.
Maidenhead : Society for Research into Higher Education & Open University Press, 2005
(OCoLC)607629607
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Howard Green; Stuart Powell; Society for Research into Higher Education.
ISBN: 0335214746 9780335214747 0335214738 9780335214730
OCLC Number: 60320097
Description: xiii, 274 pages ; 23 cm
Contents: Part 1: Context --
The origins, issues and recent development of doctoral study in the UK --
Doctoral study, Government and the workplace --
Part 2: Range of doctoral awards in the UK --
The PhD and the diversity of doctoral study --
The PhD by published work --
Professional doctorates --
Practice-based doctorates --
Part 3: Issues surrounding the development of doctoral study --
Funding of doctoral programmes --
Length of doctoral training programmes --
Part 4: Managing doctoral study --
The nature of doctoral supervision --
Monitoring and assessment --
Principles and purposes of doctoral examination --
Processes of examining the doctorate --
Part 5: The future of the doctorate --
Future directions.
Responsibility: Howard Green and Stuart Powell.
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