The Compleat Academic: A Practical Guide for the Beginning Social Scientist
Mark P. Zanna, John M. Darley
Psychology Press, 1987 - Psychology - 225 pages
This volume is a collection of information about the concerns and problems of the beginning social scientist in the academic and nonacademic world. Covering topics from the senior graduate student's job search to the assistant professor's research and teaching experiences, this book serves as an official introduction to the "rules of the academic game."
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The Hiring Process in Academia
Finding Possible Jobs
Getting the Complete Record to the Hiring Institution
The Hiring System Such As It Is
The Talk That Gets Or Loses the Job
What to Talk About
Preparing Talk Details
A Philosophy of Teaching
Everything You Always Wanted to Know About Research But Were Afraid to Ask Your Advisor
A Brief Aside About Word Processing
What You Want to Know About the Place Where You Might Work
Information About the University
Things People Will Want To Know About You
Your Host and Your Schedule
Hearing Nothing and Hearing No
Its a Job You Really Want
The PresentMethod Professor Controlling Ones Career
The Stressful First Years
You Remember Research?
Staying on Top of the Field
Working with Students
Making Ends Meet
If You Are a Minority Group Member or a Woman
Hitting Your Stride
Or What Not To Publish
Scheduling a Day
Dealing With Hordes of Students
Getting Time to Rest and Gain Perspective
Life Outside of Work
Your Personal Life
The Pleasures of Working
Power and Politics in Academic Departments
Where is the Power Anyway?
Power Concentrates Around Critical Dependencies
The External Basis for Organizational Power
Power in Use
The Role of Social Uncertainty
Grants and Power Between Universities
Managing Your Own Political Situation
Recognizing Your Importance in Your Organizations
Learning the Hard WayAfter the Fact
Learning the Easy WayFrom History
History as a Conversation Killer
Cultivating Your Value in a University
Cultivating Your Value Outside
Power in Scientific and Resource Networks
Creating Your Own Network
Politics and the Politic in Using Your Power
HANDLING CRITICAL ELEMENTS OF AN ASSISTANT PROFESSORSHIP
Tips On Teaching
Coming into a New Institution
Broadening Your Perspective
Now You Have a Syllabus What Next?
Organization of Lectures
Body of the Lecture
Breaking a Problem into Subproblems
Starting Discussion with a Question
Starting Discussion with a Controversy
What Can I Do About Nonparticipants?
The Discussion Monopolizer
Testing and Grading
When to Test
How Long Should the Test Be?
How and When to Run the Experiment
Oral Presentation of Your Results
The WriteUp of the Study
Drafts of the WriteUp
Archival Storage and Visual Presentation
A Note on Debriefing and Ethics
On Managing the FacultyGraduate Student Research Relationship
The Modified Apprenticeship Model
The Number of Research Directions Possible
Working with Other Faculty
Difficulties of Advising Graduate Students
Partial Solutions to the Problem
Testing a Students Research Ideas
Research Grants A Practical Guide
Why Its Importance
Grants Support Students
How It Works
Some Potential Sources of Noise
Who What How and How Much?
Where to Submit a Specific Proposal
The Content of Research Proposals
Why RulesSilly as They May SeemReally Count
How Much? Where Budgets are Concerned Dont Let Your Ego Be Your Guide
Common Pitfalls to Avoid
And Then What? Obligations After Receiving a Grant
Writing the Empirical Journal Article
Reporting the Findings
For Whom Should You Write?
Examples of Examples
The Results Section
Setting the Stage
Presenting the Findings
Figures and Tables
The Discussion Section
The Title and Abstract
Some Matters of Style
Avoid Process Comments
Use Repetitive and Parallel Construction
Voice and SelfReference
Common Errors of Grammar and Usage
None No one
ADVICE FOR SOCIAL SCIENTISTS IN NONACADEMIC SETTINGS
An Incompleat Guide to Working as a Nonacademic Researcher
Nonacademic Research Careers
Nonacademic Research Settings
Preference for Generalists
Impact of Supervisors
Nonacademic Research Skills
Organizational Survival Skills
Intellectual Breadth and Adaptability
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