ERIC Number: EJ878058
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2010-Mar
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Tough Love: Professional Lessons for Graduate Students
Haggerty, Kevin D.
American Sociologist, v41 n1 p82-96 Mar 2010
This article aims to demystify some of the realities of graduate education for the next generation of professors in the humanities and social sciences. Its "tell it like it is" orientation is designed to ensure that graduate students have a firm understanding of the institution they are entering, and will hopefully help them avoid any number of missteps. Topics discussed include supervisor/student dynamics, conferences, writing practices, academic reputation and perseverance.
Descriptors: Graduate Students, Graduate Study, Humanities, Social Sciences, Supervisor Supervisee Relationship, Conferences (Gatherings), Academic Discourse, Faculty Publishing, Reputation, Student College Relationship, Academic Persistence
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Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Evaluative
Education Level: Higher Education
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