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Graduate Studies: A Select Bibliography

Higher Degree Journey

Axelrod, B. N., & Windell, J. (2012). Dissertation solutions: A concise guide to planning, implementing, and surviving the dissertation process. Lanham, MD: Rowman & Littlefield.

Blue, G. M. (Ed.) (2010). Developing academic literacy. Oxford, England: Peter Lang.

Buckler, S., & Walliman, N. (2016). Your dissertation in education (2nd ed.). Los Angeles: SAGE.

Burns, T., & Sinfield, S. (2016). Essential study skills: The complete guide to success at university (4th ed.). London, England: SAGE Publications Ltd.

Butin, D. W. (2010). The education dissertation: A guide for practitioner scholars. Thousand Oaks, CA: Corwin.

Casanave, C. P., & Swales, J. M. (2014). Before the dissertation: A textual mentor for doctoral students at early stages of a research project.  Ann Arbor, MI: University of Michigan Press

Castle, K. (2010). Study skills for your masters in teaching and learning. Exeter, England: Learning Matters. 

Demb, A. (2012). Daring the doctorate: The journey at mid-career. Plymouth, England: Rowman & Littlefield Education.

Eley, A. R., & Murray, R. (2009). How to be an effective supervisor: Best practice in research student supervision. Maidenhead, England: McGraw-Hill Open University Press.

Eisner, J., & Engelhard, S. (Producers), & Engelhard, S. (Director). (2007). The good viva video [Streaming video]. London, England: Angel Productions.

Eisner, J., & Engelhard, S. (Producers), & Engelhard, S. (Director). (2008). The good supervision video [Streaming video]. London, England: Angel Productions. 

Eisner, J., & Engelhard, S. (Producers), & Engelhard, S. (Director). (2009). The good presentation video [Streaming video]. London, England: Angel Productions.

Eisner, J., & Engelhard, S. (Producers), & Engelhard, S. (Director). (2011). The good doctorate video: How to complete it on time [Streaming video]. London, England: Angel Productions.

Feibelman, P. J. (2011). A PhD is not enough!: A guide to survival in science (Rev. ed.). New York, NY: Basic Books.

Fulton, J., Kuit, J., Sanders, G., & Smith, P. (2013). The professional doctorate: A practical guide.  Basingstoke, England: Palgrave Macmillan.

Galluzzo, G. R. (2012). The master's degree in education as teacher professional development: Re-envisioning the role of the academy in the development of practising teachers. Lanham, MD: Rowman & Littlefield.

Gill, J., & Medd, W. (2013). Your PhD coach: How to get the PhD experience you want. Maidenhead, England: McGraw-Hill Open University Press.

Grant, C., & Tomal, D. R. (2013). How to finish and defend your dissertation: Strategies to complete the professional practice doctorate. Plymouth, England: Rowman & Littlefield Education.

Hall, G., & Longman, J. (2008). The postgraduate's companion. London, England: SAGE.

Hutchinson, S., Lawrence, H., & Carter, D. (2014). Enhancing the doctoral experience: A guide for supervisors and their international students. Farnham, England: Gower.

Krathwohl, D. R., & Smith, N. L. (2005). How to prepare a dissertation proposal: Suggestions for students in education and the social and behavioral sciences (1st ed.). Syracuse, NY: Syracuse University Press.

Machi, L., & McEvoy, B. (2016). The literature review: Six steps to success (3rd ed.). Thousand Oaks, CA: Corwin.

Matthiesen, J. K., & Binder, M. (2009). How to survive your doctorate: What others don't tell you.
Maidenhead, England: McGraw-Hill Open University Press.

McAteer, M. (2010). Achieving your masters in teaching and learning. Exeter, England: Learning Matters.

Murray, R. (2009). How to survive your viva: Defending a thesis in an oral examination (2nd ed.). Maidenhead, England: McGraw-Hill Open University Press.

Onwuegbuzie, A., & Frels, R. (2016). 7 steps to a comprehensive literature review: A multimodal & cultural approach. Los Angeles, CA: SAGE.

Peelo, M. T. (2011). Understanding supervision and the PhD. London, England: Continuum.

Phillips, E., & Pugh, D. S. (2010). How to get a PhD: A handbook for students and their supervisors (5th ed.). Maidenhead, England: McGraw-Hill Open University Press.

Rugg, G., & Petre, M. (2010). The unwritten rules of PhD research (2nd ed.) Maidenhead, England: McGraw-Hill Open University Press.  

Seligman, A. I. (2012). Is graduate school really for you?: The whos, whats, hows, and whys of pursuing a master's or Ph.D. Baltimore, MD: Johns Hopkins University Press.

Szapkiw, A., & Spaulding, L. (2014). Navigating the doctoral journey: A handbook of strategies for success. Lanham, MD: Rowman & Littlefield Publishers.

Tanggaard, L., & Wegener, C. (2017). A survival kit for doctoral students and their supervisors: Traveling the landscape of research. Los Angeles, CA: SAGE Publications.

Thomson, P., & Walker, M. (2010). The Routledge doctoral student's companion: Getting to grips with research in education and the social sciences. London, England: Routledge.

Walker, M., & Thomson, P. (2010). The Routledge doctoral supervisor's companion: Supporting effective research in education and the social sciences. London, England: Routledge.

Walshaw, M. (2012). Getting to grips with doctoral research. Basingstoke, England: Palgrave Macmillan.

Wisker, G. (2008). The postgraduate research handbook: Succeed with your MA, MPhil, EdD and PhD (2nd ed.). Basingstoke, England: Palgrave Macmillan. 
 

 

Research

Allan, B. (2010). Supporting research students. London, England: Facet.

Baban, S. M. J. (Ed.) (2009). Research: The journey from pondering to publishing. Kingston, Jamaica: Canoe Press.  

Bell, J. (2010). Doing your research project: A guide for first-time researchers in education, health and social science (5th ed.). Maidenhead, England: McGraw-Hill Open University Press.

Bordens, K. S., & Abbott, B. B. (2011). Research design and methods: A process approach (8th ed.). New York, NY: McGraw-Hill.

Coles, A., & McGrath, J. (2010). Your education research project handbook. Harlow, England: Longman Pearson Education

Conrad, C., & Serlin, R. C. (Eds.) (2011). The SAGE handbook for research in education: Pursuing ideas as the keystone of exemplary inquiry (2nd ed.). Thousand Oaks, CA: SAGE.

Corti, L., Eynden, V. V. D., Bishop, L., & Woollard, M. (2014). Managing and sharing research data: A guide to good practice. London, England: SAGE.

Creswell, J. (2016). 30 essential skills for the qualitative researcher. Thousand Oaks, CA: SAGE.

Creswell, J. W. (2014). Educational research: Planning, conducting and evaluating quantitative and qualitative research (4th ed.). Essex, England: Pearson.

Daniel, J. (2012). Sampling essentials: Practical guidelines for making sampling choices. Los Angeles, CA: SAGE.

Diggle, P., & Chetwynd, A. (2011). Statistics and scientific method: An introduction for students and researchers. New York, NY: Oxford University Press.

Drozdova, K., & Gaubatz, K. (2017). Quantifying the qualitative: Information theory for comparative case analysis. Los Angeles, CA: SAGE.

Edmonds, W., & Kennedy, T. (2017). An applied guide to research designs: Quantitative, qualitative, and mixed methods (2nd ed.). Los Angeles, CA: SAGE.

Eveyard, H., Payne, S., & Preston, N. (2016). A post-graduate's guide to doing a literature review in health and social care. Berkshire, England: Open University Press.

Fawcett, B., & Pockett, R. (2015). Turning ideas into research: Theory, design & practice. Los Angeles, CA: Sage.

Given, L. (2016). 100 questions (and answers) about qualitative research. Los Angeles, CA: SAGE.

Guthrie, G. (2010). Basic research methods: An entry to social science research. Los Angeles, CA: SAGE.

Herr, K., & Anderson, G. L. (2015). The action research dissertation: A guide for students and faculty (2nd ed.). Thousand Oaks, CA: SAGE.

Holosko, M. J., & Thyer, B. A. (2011). Pocket glossary for commonly used research terms. Los Angeles, CA: SAGE.

Hoy, W. K., & Adams, C. M. (2016). Quantitative research in education: A primer (2nd ed.).  Thousand Oaks, CA: SAGE.

Jackson, S. L. (2011). Research methods: A modular approach (2nd ed.). Belmont, CA: Wadsworth Cengage Learning.

Jensen, E., & Laurie, A. (2016). Doing real research: A practical guide to social research. Los Angeles, CA: SAGE.

Kumar, R. (2011). Research methodology: A step-by-step guide for beginners (3rd ed.). London, England: SAGE.

LeCompte, M. D., & Schensul, J. J. (2010). Designing & conducting ethnographic research: An introduction (2nd ed.). Lanham, MD: AltaMira Press.

Lichtman, M. (2013). Qualitative research in education: A user's guide (3rd ed.). Los Angeles, CA: SAGE.

Locke, L. F., Spirduso, W. W., & Silverman, S. J. (2007). Proposals that work: A guide for planning dissertations and grant proposals (5th ed.). Thousand Oaks, CA: SAGE.

Loseke, D. (2017). Methodological thinking: Basic principles of social research design (2nd ed.). Los Angeles, CA: SAGE.

Marshall, C., & Rossman, G. (2016). Designing qualitative research (6th ed.). Los Angeles, CA: SAGE.

Matthews, B., & Ross, L. (2010). Research methods: A practical guide for the social sciences. New York, NY: Pearson.

McKenney, S. E., & Reeves, T. C. (2012). Conducting educational design research. New York, NY: Routledge.

Merriam, S. B. (2016). Qualitative research: A guide to design and implementation (4th ed.). San Francisco, CA: Jossey-Bass.

O'Toole, J., & Beckett, D. (2013). Educational research: Creative thinking & doing. South Melbourne, Australia: Oxford University Press.

Punch, K., & Oancea, A. (2014). Introduction to research methods in education (2nd ed.).  Los Angeles, CA: SAGE.

Rallis, S. F., & Rossman, G. B. (2012). The research journey: Introduction to inquiry. New York, NY: The Guilford Press.  

Ravitch, S., & Riggan, M. (2017). Reason & rigor: How conceptual frameworks guide research (2nd ed.). Los Angeles, CA: SAGE.

Salkind, N. J. (2012). 100 questions (and answers) about research methods. Thousand Oaks, CA: SAGE.

Savin-Baden, M., & Major, C. H. (2013). Qualitative research: The essential guide to theory and practice. London, England: Routledge.

Schmuck, R. A., & Stevenson, J. M. (2010). Action research for higher educators: Collaborative principles and practices for positive change. Bethesda, MD.: Academica Press.

Schutt, R. (2017). Understanding the social world: Research methods for the 21st century. Los Angeles, CA: SAGE.

Tashakkori, A., & Teddlie, C. (Eds.). (2010). SAGE handbook of mixed methods in social & behavioral research (2nd ed.). Los Angeles, CA: SAGE.

Thomas, G. (2013). How to do your research project: A guide for students in education and applied social sciences (2nd ed.). London, England: SAGE.

Van Rys, J., Meyer, V., & Sebranek, P. (2012). The research writer: Curiosity, discovery, dialogue. Boston, MA: Wadsworth.

Walliman, N. (2016). Social research methods: The essentials (2nd ed.). Los Angeles, CA: SAGE.

Walliman, N. (2011). Research methods: The basics. London, England: Routledge.

Warren, C. A. B., & Karner, T. X. (2015). Discovering qualitative methods: Ethnography, interviews, documents, and images (3rd ed.). New York, NY: Oxford University Press.

Writing

Bailey, S. (2015).  Academic writing: A handbook for international students.  London, England: Routledge.
 
Behrens, L., & Rosen, L. J. (2015). A sequence for academic writing (6th ed.). Boston, MA: Pearson
Education.
 
 
Biggam, J. (2011). Succeeding with your master's dissertation: A step-by-step handbook (2nd ed.). Maidenhead, England: McGraw Hill Open University Press.
 
Blair, L. (2016). Writing a graduate thesis or dissertation. Rotterdam, Netherlands: Sense Publishers.
 
Bloomberg, L. D., & Volpe, M. (2012). Completing your qualitative dissertation: A road map from beginning to end (2nd ed.). Thousand Oaks, CA: SAGE.
 
Bui, Y. N. (2009). How to write a master's thesis. Thousand Oaks, CA: SAGE.
 
Carter, S., Kelly, F., & Brailsford, I. (2012). Structuring your research thesis. Basingstoke, England: Palgrave Macmillan.
 
Craswell, G., & Poore, M. (2012). Writing for academic success (2nd ed.). Los Angeles, CA: SAGE.
 
Day, T. (2013). Success in academic writing. Basingstoke, England: Palgrave Macmillian.
 
Deane, M., & O'Neill, P. (Eds.). (2011). Writing in the disciplines. Basingstoke, England: Palgrave Macmillan.
 
Emerson, R. M., Fretz, R. I., & Shaw, L. L. (2011). Writing ethnographic fieldnotes (2nd ed.). Chicago, IL: University of Chicago Press.
 
Evans, D., Gruba, P., & Zobel, J. (2014). How to write a better thesis (3rd ed.). Cham, Switzerland: Springer.
 
Furseth, I., & Everett, E. L. (2013). Doing your master's dissertation. London, England: SAGE.
 
Gustavii, B. (2012). How to prepare a scientific doctoral dissertation based on research articles. New York, NY: Cambridge University Press.
 
Howard, R. M., & Taggart, A. R. (2013). Research matters: A guide to research writing (2nd ed.). New York, NY: McGraw-Hill.
 
James, E. A., & Slater, T. (2014). Writing your doctoral dissertation or thesis faster: A proven map to success. Thousand Oaks, CA: SAGE.
 
Levin, P. (2011). Excellent dissertations! (2nd ed.). Maidenhead, England: McGraw-Hill Open University Press.
 
Lipson, C. (2011). Cite right: A quick guide to citation styles -- MLA, APA, Chicago, the sciences, professions, and more (2nd ed.). Chicago, IL: University of Chicago Press.
 
Mallette, L., & Berger, C. (2011). Writing for conferences: A handbook for graduate students and faculty. Santa Barbara, CA: Greenwood.
 
 
Mounsey, C. (2013). Successful essays, dissertations and exams (2nd ed.).  Oxford, England: Oxford University Press.
 
Murray, R. (2011). How to write a thesis (3rd ed.). Maidenhead, England: McGraw-Hill Open University Press.
 
Neville, C. (2010). The complete guide to referencing and avoiding plagiarism (2nd ed.). Maidenhead, England: McGraw-Hill Open University Press.
 
Oliver, P. (2014). Writing your thesis (3rd ed.). Los Angeles, CA: SAGE.
 
Osmond, A. (2013). Academic writing and grammar for students. London, England: SAGE.
 
Palmer, W. (2012). Discovering arguments: An introduction to critical thinking, writing, and style (4th ed.). Boston, MA: Pearson Prentice Hall.
 
Piantanida, M., & Garman, N. B. (2009). The qualitative dissertation: A guide for students and faculty (2nd ed.). Thousand Oaks, CA: Corwin.
 
Rienecker, L., & Jørgensen, P. (2015). The good paper: A handbook for writing papers in higher education. Frederiksberg, Denmark: Samfundslitteratur.
 
 
Rosen, L. J. (2012). The academic writer's handbook (3rd ed.). Boston, MA: Longman.
 
Schostak, J., & Schostak, J. F. (2013). Writing research critically: Developing the power to make a difference. London, England: Routledge.
 
 
Terrell, S. (2016). Writing a proposal for your dissertation: Guidelines and examples. New York, NY: The Guilford Press.
 

Turley, R. (2016). Writing essays: A guide for students in English and the Humanities (2nd ed.). New York, NY: Routledge.

Weyers, J. D. B., & McMillan, K. (2013). How to cite, reference & avoid plagiarism at university. New York, NY: Pearson Education.
 
 
Wilhoit, S. (2012). A brief guide to writing from readings (6th ed.). Boston, MA: Pearson.
 
Willis, J., & Valenti, R. (2010). Completing a professional practice dissertation: A guide for doctoral students and faculty. Charlotte, NC: Information Age.
 
Wolcott, H. F. (2009). Writing up qualitative research (3rd ed.). Los Angeles, CA: SAGE.

Publishing

Aitchison, C., Kamler, B., & Lee, A. (Eds.). (2010). Publishing pedagogies for the doctorate and beyond. London, England: Routledge.

Becker, L. M. (2014). Presenting your research: Conferences, symposiums, poster presentations and beyond. London, England: SAGE.

 
 
 
Day, A. (2007). How to get research published in journals  (2nd ed.). Aldershot, England: Gower.
 
Day, R. A. (2006). How to write and publish a scientific paper (6th ed.). Cambridge, England: Cambridge University Press.
 
Germano, W. P. (2013). From dissertation to book. Chicago, IL: University of Chicago Press.
 
 
Hartley, J. (2008). Academic writing and publishing: A practical handbook. London, England: Routledge.
 
Harzing, A.-W. (2011). The publish or perish book, part 2: Citation analysis for academics and administrators. Melbourne, Australia: Tarma Software Research.
 
Harzing, A.-W. (2011). The publish or perish book, part 3:  Doing bibliometric research with Google Scholar. Melbourne, Australia: Tarma Software Research.
 
Holbrook, A., Bourke, S. F., Fairbairn, H., Preston, G., Cantwell, R. H., & Scevak, J. J. (2009). Publishing in academic journals in education [Computer software]. Melbourne, Australia: Professional Resources Services.
 
Huff, A. S. (2009). Designing research for publication. Thousand Oaks, CA: SAGE.
 
Lillis, T. M., & Curry, M. J. (2010). Academic writing in a global context: The politics and practices of publishing in English. New York, NY: Routledge.
 
Luey, B. (Ed.). (2004). Revising your dissertation: Advice from leading editors. Berkeley, CA: University of California Press.
 
Murray, R. (2013). Writing for academic journals (3rd ed.). Maidenhead, England: McGraw-Hill Open
University Press.
 
Obiakor, F. E., Algozzine, R., & Spooner, F. (Eds.). (2010). Publish, flourish, and make a difference: A guide to successful writing in education (2nd ed.). Arlington, VA.: Council for Exceptional Children.
 
Rocco, T. S., & Hatcher, T. G. (Eds.). (2011). The handbook of scholarly writing and publishing. San Francisco, CA.: Jossey-Bass.
 
Sadler, D. R. (2006). Up the publication road: A guide to publishing in scholarly journals for academics, researchers, and graduate students (3rd ed.). Milperra, Australia: Higher Education Research and Development Society of Australasia.
 
Smith, S. (2015). PhD by published work: A practical guide for success. New York, NY: Palgrave Macmillan.
 
Trimmer, J. F. (2013). A guide to APA documentation. Boston, MA: Wadsworth Cengage Learning.
 
Wellington, J. J. (2003). Getting published: A guide for lecturers and researchers. London, England: Routledge.
 

 

 

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