Dancing with Doctoral Encounters
This book offers an exposition of the author's professional encounters with doctoral candidates. In reflecting upon his supervision of these candidates - individuals, each with their own ideas - the author likened these unique relationships with a dance. Publication Date: November 2014 Authors: Yusef Waghid Format: Soft cover Pages: 158 Download extract E-version available from ITSI:
Pushing Boundaries in Postgraduate Supervision
This book is a very important contribution to the growing body of work on postgraduate, and specifically doctoral, education ... I find the metaphor of pushing boundaries to be very appropriate, as it suggests a field of study and a range of behaviours and institutional organisational approaches to postgraduate education that are dynamic and characterised by fluidity, creativity and challenge ... Readers will gain new theoretical perspectives, ideas for improved practice, and fresh…
Scientific Writing Skills
It is the result of many courses in scientific writing skills to postgraduate students based on real writing problems and text examples from diverse disciplines. It is a practical yet scientifically sound guide that helps the student tackle scientific writing.
RE:search ABC highlights contemporary practices and provides a framework for an up-to-date understanding of the research process and the key issues associated with it. It integrates a number of imperative topics, including the writing of a research protocol, the applying of methodology in research projects, the respective roles of the supervisor and student, the writing of a scientific article and the presenting of research results. The analysis draws upon both theory and real case studies.
Large-Class Pedagogy: Interdisciplinary perspectives for quality higher education
This is the first book of its kind that considers the complex issues of large classes. As such, it makes a very important contribution and provides a deep insight into large class pedagogy from a conceptual and practical perspective.
This book was written by authors with a passion for research development with the purpose of giving novice researchers a holistic view of what they will encounter when doing research. The interplay between scientific theory, academic research and professional practice has been highlighted as these are considered the cornerstones to be mastered as early as possible in a young researcher's career.
Kaaps in Fokus
The aim of this book is to provide research ethics committee members with a resource that focuses on research ethics issues in Africa. The authors are currently active in various aspects of research ethics in Africa and the majority have been trained in the past by either the Fogarty International Center or Europe and Developing Countries Clinical Trial Partnership (EDCTP) sponsored bioethics training programmes.