Becoming an Academic
Macmillan International Higher Education, Oct 14, 2010 - Education - 224 pages
This book draws on research in Australia, Canada, UK, and US into the experiences of doctoral students, postdoctoral researchers and new academics. Each chapter develops research-informed implications for policy and practice to support developing academics, and concludes with commentaries by early career academics, developers and administrators.
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