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Career professionals entering doctoral study: Advantages and challenges

Kiley, Margaret


In this paper, it is argued that some doctoral candidates with successful professional careers prior to enrolling in the PhD may face particular challenges with learning to be a researcher. The paper draws on data from a modest study involving interviews with supervisors who had worked with such doctoral candidates. The research aims to identify, from the supervisor’s perspective, any particular learning challenges that such candidates might face. The analysis identifies three specific issues...[Show more]

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Date published: 2017
Type: Journal article
Source: Innovations in Education and Teaching International
DOI: 10.1080/14703297.2017.1377099


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