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Becoming an Academic

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Red Globe Press

Pages: 224
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Universities into the 21st Century

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15 November 2010

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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...

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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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International scope, differentiating between US, UK,?Canadian and Australian academic systems
Features commentaries by early career academics, academic developers and administrators
Challenges the common focus on 'skills training'
Written by active and visible authors in the field

Academic Practice in a Changing International Landscape
Expectations and Experiences of Aspiring and Early Career Academics: Implications for Strengthening Career Preparation
Meaning and Purpose in Postdoctoral Research: Developing as an Academic Researcher
Comings and Goings? Disciplinary Employment Trajectories in the UK Social Sciences
Doctoral Students and a Future in Academe? From the Iceberg to the Shore
Living and Imagining Academic Identities: Perceptions of Doctoral Students and Pre-Tenure Academics
Rethinking Preparation for Academic Careers: Privileged Versus Neglected Aspects of Academic Practice
Commentaries on the Chapters: Responses from Early Career Academics, Developers and Administrators.

 

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LYNN McALPINE is Professor of Higher Education Development at the University of Oxford, UK.  She has been recognized in distinguished research awards from the American Educational Research Association and the Canadian Society for Studies in Higher Education.

GERLESE AKERLIND is Associate Professor and Director of the Centre for Educational Development and Academic Methods at The Australian National University.  She is an honorary Research Associate of the Oxford Learning Institute, the University of Oxford, UK. 

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LYNN McALPINE is Professor of Higher Education Development at the University of Oxford, UK.  She has been recognized in distinguished research awards from the American Educational Research Association and the Canadian Society for Studies in Higher Education.

GERLESE AKERLIND is Associate Professor and Director of the Centre for Educational Development and Academic Methods at The Australian National University.  She is an honorary Research Associate of the Oxford Learning Institute, the University of Oxford, UK. 

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