The graduate student guidebook : from orientation to tenure track /

This guide features expert advice on the many different steps and challenges that students encounter in master's and doctoral programs. Conversational chapters integrate advice, encouragement and anecdotes to address specific components of the graduate school process.

Bibliographic Details
Other Authors: Association for Education in Journalism and Mass Communication Board of Directors (partners.), Foss, Katherine A., 1980- (Editor)
Format: Book
Published: Lanham, Maryland : Rowman & Littlefield, [2020]
Series:Master class : resources for teaching mass communications.
Table of Contents:
  • Introduction : on being a grad student / Katherine A. Foss
  • Climbing the next rung : making the transition to graduate student / James Stewart
  • "This is kind of like your superpower" : double-consciousness, micro-activism, and other survival strategies of students on the margins / Meredith D. Clark
  • Graduate student decisions / Susan Keith
  • Getting the most out of your graduate assistantship / Amanda Sturgill
  • The mindful thesis or dissertation : finding the focus to write / Jan Lauren Boyles
  • Making sense of (and making the most of) academic conferences / Jennifer Greer
  • Publishing as a graduate student / Denise Sevick Bortree and Richard D. Waters
  • Navigating the job market : basic mechanics and peculiarities / David D. Perlmutter
  • The degree and the job are yours. What's next? : successfully transitioning from student to professor / Marie Hardin
  • Glossary of academic terms.