Doctoral education in international context: connecting local, regional and global perspectives

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Author: Kumar, Vijay; Lee, Alison


With doctoral supervisors, students, doctoral program coordinators and policy makers in mind, this collection discusses many key issues arising in the changing doctoral education landscape. It examines theoretical underpinnings and insights into the complexity of contemporary global doctoral education and how these issues are negotiated across boundaries. Key areas explored include: the changing nature of the doctorate; case studies of supervisory experiences from Malaysia, Pakistan, Australia, New Zealand and South Africa; transculturation, negotiation and dialogue in doctoral...  [+] Show more

Subjects: Higher education; Research; Culture and society; Management; International education; Teaching and learning

Keywords: Cultural aspects; Supervision; Educational practice; Researchers

Geographic subjects: Australia; South Africa; Malaysia; Pakistan; New Zealand; Asia; Africa; Oceania

Published: Serdang, Malaysia: Universiti Putra Malaysia Press, 2011

Physical description: xx, 233 p.

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Conference number: 2nd

Date: 2010

Place: Serdang, Malaysia

Statement of responsibility: Edited by Vijay Kumar and Alison Lee.

Resource type: Book

Call number: TD/TNC 112.485

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