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ERIC Number: EJ488160
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 1994
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ISSN: ISSN-0307-5079
New Territory: Problems of Adjusting to the First Year of a Social Science PhD.
Hockey, John
Studies in Higher Education, v19 n2 p177-90 1994
Problems encountered by first-year social science doctoral students in adjusting to their new status as novice researchers are examined, including intellectual solitariness, professional and social isolation, new work organization requirements, anxiety concerning time and productivity, intellectual life, and supervision. Factors contributing to both success and difficulty are discussed. (MSE)
Publication Type: Reports - Evaluative; Journal Articles
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Language: English
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