Emerging Directions in Doctoral Education

Emerging Directions in Doctoral Education


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This volume examines how universities and colleges around the world are developing innovative ways to provide doctoral education, including new theories and models of doctoral education and the impact of changes in government and/or accreditation policy on practices in doctoral education. Specifically, this volume looks at the emerging trends in student selection practices, research topic selection, supervision practices, and dissertation review and approval process across a range of disciplines across different institutional types across different countries. Seeking to understand the current landscape of how universities are preparing the next generation of researchers, scholars, scientists, and university faculty, Emerging Directions in Doctoral Education is a must-read for faculty, researchers, accreditation agencies, doctoral students and policymakers.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781785601354
Publisher: Emerald Group Publishing Limited
Publication date: 04/04/2016
Series: Innovations in Higher Education Teaching and Learning Series , #6
Pages: 300
Product dimensions: 6.00(w) x 9.00(h) x 0.75(d)

About the Author

Edited by Patrick Blessinger, International HETL Association, New York, USA; St. John’s University, New York, USA

Denise Stockley, Queen’s University, Ontario, Canada

Table of Contents

List of Contributors ix

Foreword xiii

Series Editor's Introduction xvii

Part I Concepts and Principles

Innovative Approaches in Doctoral Education: An Introduction to Emerging Directions in Doctoral Education Patrick Blessinger Denise Stockley 3

Doctoral Education for the Future: Through the Looking Glass Gerard Hoyne Julia Alessandrini Marc Fellman 21

Scholar-in-Training; Leader-in-Training: The Rutgers University Predoctoral Leadership Development Institute Ralph A. Gigliotti Brian D. Agnew Christine Goldthvaite Surabhi Sahay Maria Dwyer Brent D. Ruben 39

Managing the Psychological Contract within Doctoral Supervisory Relationships Sally Sambrook 61

Part II Successful Practices

Disciplinarity Issues in Educational Technology Doctoral Supervision Gale Parchoma Jeffrey M. Keefer 91

Living Theory in Action: Preparing a New Generation of Educational Researchers Karen L. Ford Elena Yu. Polush Nancy J. Brooks 111

Creating a Decolonized Alliance: American Indian and Alaska Native Doctoral Leadership Program Kem M. Gambrell Lazarina N. Topuzova 129

Collision and Coalescence - German and British Cultures in Doctoral Education Wolfgang Deicke Johannes Moes Johannes Siemens 149

Client-Based Dissertations in Practice Kathleen M. Haywood Kimberiy R. Alien Felicita A. Myers 171

Learning Like Adults: A Hybrid Interdisciplinary Doctoral Program for Mid-Career Professionals Judith Beth Cohen Jo Ann Gammel Amy Rutstein-Riley 189

Applying Self-Determination Theory to Improve Completion Rates in a Part-Time Professional Doctorate Program Grace McCarthy 207

Differentiation and Integration: Managing the Paradox in Doctoral Education Jon F. Wergin Laurien Alexandre 225

Qualified… for What? The Potential for Qualifying Exams to Become Meaningful Professional Milestones Jessica L. Riviere 243

Joint Doctoral Supervision across Countries: Changes, Challenges and Considerations Elise van den Hoven Julia Council 259

Developing Institutional Leadership for the Scholarship of Graduate Student Supervision: Lessons Learned in a Canadian Research-Intensive University Anthony Clarke Harry Hubball Andrea Webb 281

About the Authors 301

Author Index 313

Subject Index 321

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