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The Doctoral Experience

Student Stories from the Creative Arts and Humanities

Editors: Brien, D.L., Batty, C., Ellison, E., Owens, A. (Eds.)

  • Builds on the expertise of award winning PhD supervisors and ​current candidates to present a rounded perspective of the experience
  • Highlights the range of skills required by a doctoral candidate and explores how to develop them
  • Examines the impact of the doctoral experience on a candidate's identity
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About this book

This book offers important insights into the challenging yet rewarding journey of undertaking a PhD. Written by students, for students, the book explores a range of case studies from creative arts and humanities doctoral students, embracing a cognitive, emotional and transformational metaphor of the journey. The volume is organised around themes and concerns identified as important by PhD students, such as building resilience and working with supervisors, and includes personal stories, case studies, scholarly signposts and key take-away points relevant to all doctoral settings. With perspectives from all stages of the doctoral journey, this book is sure to become a valuable support to students and supervisors alike, as well as those working in research education and training.

About the authors

Donna Lee Brien is Professor of Creative Industries at Central Queensland University, Australia. She has published widely on and won national awards for her supervision, and has supervised over 60 research higher degree students to completion. Craig Batty is Head of Creative Writing at the University of Technology Sydney, Australia. Author and editor of over 70 books, chapters and journal articles, he has also won university and national awards for his PhD supervision. Elizabeth Ellison is Senior Lecturer in Creative Industries at Central Queensland University, Australia. A highly regarded supervisor, she is the Academic Coordinator of the Creative Arts Research Training Academy. Alison Owens is Senior Lecturer at the Australian Catholic University, Australia. Having completed two PhDs, she is an expert in higher education and creative arts, with a particular interest in the internationalisation of teaching and learning.

Buy this book

eBook 20,22 €
price for Spain (gross)
  • The eBook version of this title will be available soon
  • Due: November 24, 2019
  • ISBN 978-3-030-18199-4
  • Digitally watermarked, DRM-free
  • Included format:
  • ebooks can be used on all reading devices
Softcover 25,99 €
price for Spain (gross)
  • Due: November 24, 2019
  • ISBN 978-3-030-18198-7
  • Free shipping for individuals worldwide
  • The final prices may differ from the prices shown due to specifics of VAT rules

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Bibliographic Information

Bibliographic Information
Book Title
The Doctoral Experience
Book Subtitle
Student Stories from the Creative Arts and Humanities
Editors
  • Donna Lee Brien
  • Craig Batty
  • Elizabeth Ellison
  • Alison Owens
Copyright
2019
Publisher
Palgrave Macmillan
Copyright Holder
The Editor(s) (if applicable) and The Author(s)
eBook ISBN
978-3-030-18199-4
DOI
10.1007/978-3-030-18199-4
Softcover ISBN
978-3-030-18198-7
Edition Number
1
Number of Pages
XX, 146
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