The Graduate School Mess: What Caused It and How We Can Fix it

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Harvard University Press, Sep 14, 2015 - Education - 319 pages
American graduate education is in disarray. Graduate study in the humanities takes too long and those who succeed face a dismal academic job market. Leonard Cassuto gives practical advice about how faculty can teach and advise students so that they are prepared for the demands of the working worlds they will join, inside and outside the academy.
 

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Contents

In Search of a Usable Future
Admissions
The Graduate Seminar and Beyond
Capstone or Cornerstone?
Advising
Degrees
Professionalization
The Job Market Reconceived
In Search of an Ethic
Notes
Acknowledgments

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