Higher Education, Lifelong Learning and Adult Education

Academic Writing and Supervision

  1. Academic Writing for International Students of Business

    2nd Edition

    By Stephen Bailey

    To Be Published February 1st 2015 by Routledge

  2. Learning Through Supervised Practice in Student Affairs

    2nd Edition

    By Steven M. Janosik, Diane L. Cooper, Sue A. Saunders, Joan B. Hirt

    For future student affairs professionals and higher education administrators, the supervised practice experience is where theory learned in the classroom is put into practice. Learning through Supervised Practice in Student Affairs assists students in applying leadership, advising, conflict...

    Published July 13th 2014 by Routledge

  3. Academic Writing

    A handbook for international students, 4th Edition

    By Stephen Bailey

    Most international students need to write essays and reports for exams and coursework, but writing good academic English is one of the most demanding tasks students face. This new, fourth edition of Academic Writing: A Handbook for International Students has been completely revised to help students...

    To Be Published October 14th 2014 by Routledge

  4. Helping Doctoral Students Write

    Pedagogies for supervision, 2nd Edition

    By Barbara Kamler, Pat Thomson

    Helping Doctoral Students Write offers a proven approach to effective doctoral writing. By treating research as writing and writing as research, the authors offer pedagogical strategies for doctoral supervisors that will assist the production of well-argued and lively dissertations. It is clear...

    Published March 6th 2014 by Routledge

  5. Intercultural Postgraduate Supervision

    Reimagining time, place and knowledge

    By Catherine Manathunga

    The impact of globalisation and aggressive marketing by universities has increased the flow of international or culturally diverse students enrolling in postgraduate research degree programs outside their own countries. As access to postgraduate education widens, more local culturally diverse and...

    Published June 24th 2014 by Routledge

  6. Developing Generic Support for Doctoral Students

    Practice and pedagogy

    Edited by Susan Carter, Deborah Laurs

    This multidisciplinary, multi-voiced book looks at the practice and pedagogy of generic, across-campus support for doctoral students. With a global imperative for increased doctoral completions, universities around the world are providing more generic support. This book represents collegial...

    Published March 21st 2014 by Routledge

  7. Academic Writing for International Students of Science

    By Jane Bottomley

    Academic Writing for International Students of Science will help international students to develop their command of academic scientific writing in English. It guides students through the writing process itself, and will help them to produce clear, well-written and well-organised essays and reports....

    Published July 15th 2014 by Routledge

  8. Writing Groups for Doctoral Education and Beyond

    Innovations in practice and theory

    Edited by Claire Aitchison, Cally Guerin

    Writing is the principal means by which doctoral candidature is monitored and measured; this, combined with the growing tendency to use publications as proxy measures of individual and institutional productivity, underlines the centrality of writing in academia. One of the central questions for...

    Published April 22nd 2014 by Routledge

  9. Improving Research through User Engagement

    By Mark Rickinson, Judy Sebba, Anne Edwards

    Series: Improving Learning

    There are increasing calls for social science researchers to work more closely with research users. References to engaging users in and with research are now common in research funding requirements, national research strategies and large-scale research programmes. User engagement has therefore...

    Published January 31st 2011 by Routledge

  10. Publishing Pedagogies for the Doctorate and Beyond

    Edited by Claire Aitchison, Barbara Kamler, Alison Lee

    Within a context of rapid growth and diversification in higher degree research programs, there is increasing pressure for the results of doctoral research to be made public. Doctoral students are now being encouraged to publish not only after completion of the doctorate, but also during, and even...

    Published January 12th 2010 by Routledge

  11. The Routledge Doctoral Supervisor's Companion

    Supporting Effective Research in Education and the Social Sciences

    Edited by Melanie Walker, Pat Thomson

    Series: Companions for PhD and DPhil Research

    Accompanying The Routledge Doctoral Student’s Companion this book examines what it means to be a doctoral student in education and the social sciences, providing a guide for those supervising students. Exploring the key role and pedagogical challenges that face supervisors in students’ personal...

    Published March 31st 2010 by Routledge

  12. The Routledge Doctoral Student's Companion

    Getting to Grips with Research in Education and the Social Sciences

    Edited by Pat Thomson, Melanie Walker

    Series: Companions for PhD and DPhil Research

    In the contemporary world it is clear that the need to study beyond Masters Level is increasing in importance for a wide range of practitioners in diverse professional settings. Students across the world are choosing doctorates not only to become career academics, but to go beyond the academic...

    Published March 30th 2010 by Routledge

  13. Practitioner Research at Doctoral Level

    Developing Coherent Research Methodologies

    By Pat Drake, Linda Heath

    In trying to juggle the various priorities of doctoral study, many individuals struggle. From gathering data, preparing papers and organising projects, to the less obvious difficulties of time management and personal development, doctoral researchers are heavily tasked. In addition to this, those...

    Published August 30th 2010 by Routledge

  14. Writing Research Critically

    Developing the power to make a difference

    By John Schostak, Jill Schostak

    This is not a standard guide to writing a dissertation, thesis, project report, journal article or book. Rather, this book will help researchers who are dissatisfied with the typical recipe approaches to standardised forms of writing-up and want to explore how academic writing can be used to...

    Published November 25th 2012 by Routledge

  15. Successful Research Supervision

    Advising students doing research

    By Anne Lee

    " a fabulous resource for graduate advisors" Eric Mazur, Harvard University Successful Research Supervision offers a research-based practical framework for academics to be able to examine and further develop their effectiveness as research supervisors. Research supervisors working in all levels of...

    Published June 23rd 2011 by Routledge

  16. Writing for Peer Reviewed Journals

    Strategies for getting published

    By Pat Thomson, Barbara Kamler

    It’s not easy getting published, but everyone has to do it. Writing for Peer Reviewed Journals presents an insider’s perspective on the secret business of academic publishing, making explicit many of the dilemmas and struggles faced by all writers, but rarely discussed. Its unique approach is...

    Published August 22nd 2012 by Routledge

  17. Developing a Winning Grant Proposal

    By Donald C. Orlich, Nancy R. Shrope

    In a world of tightening budgets and increased competition for grant money, Developing a Winning Grant Proposal provides the guidelines, strategies, plans, and techniques to craft a fundable grant proposal. A user-friendly, engaging, and up-to-date guide, this book covers the entire process from...

    Published September 18th 2012 by Routledge

  18. Crafting Scholarship in the Behavioral and Social Sciences

    Writing, Reviewing, and Editing

    By Robert M. Milardo

    Crafting Scholarship helps readers improve their writing and publishing success in academia. Framed within the context of the editorial and peer review process, the book explores writing, editing, and reviewing in academic publishing. As such it provides unique coverage of how successful writers...

    To Be Published September 10th 2014 by Routledge

  19. Writing in Psychology

    By Scott A. Miller

    This book helps readers become better writers of psychology and better writers in general. After reading thousands of course papers, theses, and dissertations, Dr. Miller knows and addresses the issues that students find most challenging when writing about psychology. Written with the utmost...

    Published December 3rd 2013 by Routledge

  20. Publish and Prosper

    A Strategy Guide for Students and Researchers

    By Nathaniel M. Lambert

    Intended to help readers succeed in academia by increasing their scholarly productivity, this book provides strategies for getting articles published quickly in reputable research journals. Rather than focusing on the basics of writing about results, this unique guidebook provides tips on how to...

    Published August 28th 2013 by Routledge