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The professional doctorate : a practical guide

Author: John Fulton; Peter Smith
Publisher: Houndmills, Basingstoke, Hampshire ; New York : Palgrave Macmillan, 2013.
Series: Palgrave research skills.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"Are you interested in studying for a professional doctorate but aren't sure what's involved? This book offers concrete, practical guidance for anyone wishing to study for a professional doctorate degree. Fully up-to-date and based on the latest developments in the field, The Professional Doctorate: - Supports you through every stage of the journey, from identifying your research project and choosing your  Read more...
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: John Fulton; Peter Smith
ISBN: 9781137024190 1137024194
OCLC Number: 857717677
Description: vi, 248 pages : illustrations ; 22 cm.
Contents: 1. Introduction --
2. Choosing Your Research Project and Framing Your Research Question --
3. Developing as a Researching Professional Through Reflective Practice --
4. Methods of Enquiry --
5. Contextualising and Planning Your Doctoral Project --
6. Personal Development and Transformation --
7. Putting Together a Portfolio --
8. The Student/Supervisor Relationship: Expectations and Challenges --
9. Dissemination and Influencing Your Community of Practice --
10. Assessment and the Oral Examination --
11. Case Studies --
12. Summary and the Future --
References --
Appendix: Sample Coursework Assessments.
Series Title: Palgrave research skills.
Responsibility: John Fulton, Judith Kuit, Gail Sanders, Peter Smith.
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