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Navigating the Doctoral Journey: A Handbook of Strategies for Success

Navigating the Doctoral Journey: A Handbook of Strategies for Success

by Amanda J. Rockinson-Szapkiw, Lucinda S. Spaulding


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ISBN-13: 9781475803730
Publisher: Rowman & Littlefield Publishers, Inc.
Publication date: 06/11/2014
Edition description: New Edition
Pages: 256
Sales rank: 492,519
Product dimensions: 5.90(w) x 8.90(h) x 0.80(d)

About the Author

Amanda J. Rockinson-Szapkiw, Ed.D. serves as the Chair for Doctoral Research, teaches research, analysis and proposal development courses, and chairs dissertations for the School of Education doctoral program at Liberty University.

Lucinda S. Spaulding, Ph.D. teaches research courses, chairs dissertations, and supervises and supports doctoral research in the Ed.D. program at Liberty University’s School of Education.

Table of Contents

Introduction: The Nature of the Doctoral Journey
Part I: The Entry Stage
Chapter 1: Choosing the Right Type of Program
Chapter 2: Communicating Needs and Nurturing Familial Relationships
Chapter 3: Assessing and Allotting Resources
Part II: The Knowledge & Skill Development Stage
Chapter 4: Using Neuro-Informed Education as a Self-Intervention for Doctoral Success
Chapter 5: Managing Stress and Burnout
Chapter 6:Overcoming Statistics Anxiety and Being Successful in Data Analysis
Chapter 7: Leveraging Technology for Scholarship
Chapter 8: Creating a Scholarly Community and Collegial Support System
Part III: The Consolidation Stage
Chapter 9: The Transition From Autonomous to Self-Directed Learning
Chapter 10: Building Professional Relationships with Faculty
Chapter 11: The Comprehensive Examination
Part IV: The Research & Scholarship Stage
Chapter 12: Learning to Think Critically Using Cognitive and Metacognitive Strategies
Chapter 13: Making a Case in Your Literature Review
Chapter 14: Right-Sizing Your Research Topic
Chapter 15: Right-Sizing Your Research Method
Chapter 16: The Nature of Qualitative Research
Chapter 17: The Nature of Quantitative Research
Chapter 18: Ethical Considerations in Research Involving Human Participants
Part V: The Completion Stage
Chapter 19: From Dissertation to Publication and Presentation
Chapter 20: From Student to Professor
About the Authors and Editors

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