Additional Readings for Reference
Joan Bolker, Writing Your
Dissertation in Fifteen Minutes a Day: A Guide to Starting, Revising, and
Finishing Your Doctoral Thesis (New York, NY: Henry Holt and Company,
Inc, 1998). [Don’t count on the 15 minutes of the title, but Wendy Guild
says it is, nevertheless, very useful.]
Gordon B. Davis and Clyde A. Parker,
Writing the Doctoral Dissertation: A Systematic Approach, 2nd ed.
(Barron’s Educational Series, 1997).
Lawrence F. Locke, Waneen Wyrick
Spriduso, and Stephen J. Silverman, Proposals that Work: A
Guide for Planning Dissertations and Grant Proposals (Sage
Lisa M. Lynch, "How to Survive
a Seminar Presentation," American Economic Association Newsletter
(October 1993). http://www.denison.edu/economics/cswep/newsletter.html
Walter Nash, ed., The Writing
Scholar: Studies in Academic Discourse (Sage Publications, 1990).
Martin Nystrand, What
Writers Know: The Language, Process, and Structure of Written Discourse
(Academic Press, 1982).
John Van Maanen, Tales of
the Field: On Writing Ethnography (University of Chicago Press,
Joseph Williams, Style:
Toward Clarity and Grace (University of Chicago Press, 1990). [The
best book on style that I’ve ever seen—well worth reading and having on
Eviatar Zerubavel, The Clockwork
Muse: A Practical Guide to Writing Theses, Dissertations, and Books.
[Listed on Amazon.Com as to be published in May. Zerubavel’s Hidden
Rhythms: Schedules and Calendars in Social Life is a great scholarly
book, and well written, so I expect this to be good.]
Robert Boice, First-Order
Principles for College Teachers (Anker, 1996).
C. Roland Christensen, David A.
Garvin, and Ann Sweet, Education for Judgment (Harvard Business
School Press, 1991).
C. Roland Christensen with Abby
J. Hansen, Teaching and the Case Method (Harvard Business
School Press, 1987).
Nancy Rule Goldberger, Blythe
McVicker Clinchy, Mary Field Belenky, and Jill Mattuck Tarule, "Women's
Ways of Knowing," in Phillip Shaver and Clyde Hendrick, eds., Sex
and Gender: Review of Personality and Social Psychology (Sage
Publications, 1987), pp. 201-227.
Barbara Gross Davis, Tools
for Teaching (Jossey-Bass, 1993).
Gerald Weinstein and Kathy Obear,
"Bias Issues in the Classroom: Encounters with the Teaching Self,"
in Maurianne Adams, ed., Promoting Diversity in College Classrooms:
Innovative Responses for the Curriculum, Faculty, and Institutions 52
(Winter 1992): 39-50.
and Research Issues
Rae Andre and Peter J. Frost,
eds. Researchers Hooked on Teaching : Noted Scholars Discuss
Synergies of Teaching and Research. Sage Publications, 1996.
Paula J. Caplan, Lifting
a Ton of Feathers: A Woman’s Guide to Surviving in the Academic World.
University of Toronto Press, 1995.
Peter J. Frost and Ralph E. Stablein,
eds., Doing Exemplary Research, Sage Publications, 1992.
Peter J. Frost and M. Susan Taylor,
eds., Rhythms of Academic Life: Personal Accounts of Careers in Academia.
Sage Publications, 1996.
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