Overview

This book focuses on using faculty mentoring to empower doctoral students to successfully complete their doctoral studies. The book is a collection of mentoring chapters showcasing professors and dissertation advisors from the most prestigious universities in the United States. They provide an extraordinary range of mentoring advice that speaks directly to the doctoral student. Each chapter addresses a professional or personal component of the doctoral process that represents how these exceptional faculty best ...
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The Doctoral StudentOs Advisor and Mentor: Sage Advice from the Experts

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Overview

This book focuses on using faculty mentoring to empower doctoral students to successfully complete their doctoral studies. The book is a collection of mentoring chapters showcasing professors and dissertation advisors from the most prestigious universities in the United States. They provide an extraordinary range of mentoring advice that speaks directly to the doctoral student. Each chapter addresses a professional or personal component of the doctoral process that represents how these exceptional faculty best mentor their doctoral students. Faculty contributions exemplify diverse perspectives of mentoring: (a) Some faculty are direct and forthright, pointing the mentee toward his/her destination; (b) some faculty share personal experiences-offering mentoring advice from the perspective of someone who traveled a similar path; and (c) some faculty structure a dialogue between the faculty as mentor and you as the doctoral student. In all cases, they open possibilities for achieving success in doctoral studies. Students discover clues to follow during their doctoral journey. Whether the student is just beginning to think about entering a doctoral program, presently taking course studies, under stress, and doesn't know what the future offers, this is an ideal book because it maps the entire doctoral process.
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781607094517
  • Publisher: R&L Education
  • Publication date: 8/16/2010
  • Sold by: Barnes & Noble
  • Format: eBook
  • Pages: 162
  • File size: 200 KB

Meet the Author

Raymond L. Calabrese is a professor of educational administration in the School of Educational Policy and Leadership at the Ohio State University. Calabrese is the author of five books and coauthor of four books. His recent stand alone books include The Dissertation Desk Reference; The Elements of an Effective Dissertation and Thesis; and The Leadership Assignment. Page A. Smith is a professor of educational leadership and policy studies and associate dean for graduate studies in the College of Education and Human Development at the University of Texas at San Antonio (UTSA).
Associate Professor, Syracuse University, New York
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Table of Contents

Part 1 Introduction
Part 2 Strategies for Beginning the Doctoral Program
Chapter 3 Starting the Doctoral Process
4 Ten Suggestions When Starting the Doctoral Process: You Are Still a Person, Too, Aren't You?
5 Thinking about Starting a Doctoral Program? Plan Ahead for Success
6 Life in the Fast Lane: Beginning the Doctoral Process
7 Beginning the Doctoral Journey
Chapter 8 Considerations at the Threshold: The Beginning of Doctoral Studies
Chapter 9 Just Beginning a Doctoral Program?
Chapter 10 You're Sure You Really Want To Do This?
Part 11 Conquering Common Doctoral Challenges: Motivation, Procrastination, and Re-Energizing
Chapter 12 Getting Over the "ABD" Hump: The Secret is Avoiding Procrastination
Chapter 13 Avoid Being Labeled ABD
Chapter 14 When Motivation Hits Bottom
Chapter 15 Passion: Don't Embark Without It
Chapter 16 Brains, Heart, Courage, and Home: When Doctoral Students Have Significant Personal Issues Completing the Dissertation
Part 17 Reducing, Coping, and Preventing Stress
Chapter 18 Managing Your Stress
Chapter 19 Eliminate Political Tensions with Your Dissertation Committee and Major Professor
Chapter 20 Life Happens: So What Do I Do Now?
Chapter 21 Helping a Graduate Student Develop Self-Directedness in Stressful Times: A Brief Conversation
Chapter 22 Preparing for Qualifying Examinations
Part 23 Life after the Doctorate
Chapter 24 Using Your Dissertation as a Stepping Stone to a University Faculty Position
Chapter 25 Using the Dissertation as a Vehicle for Publishing: A Conversation Between Professor and Doctoral Student
Chapter 26 Maximizing Your Dissertation to Propel Your Career
Chapter 27 What Do You Want To Do With This? Means-Driven Dissertation Writing
Part 28 Final Thoughts
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