Playing the PhD Game with Integrity

Bowden, J and Green, P 2019, Playing the PhD Game with Integrity, Springer, Singapore.


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Title Playing the PhD Game with Integrity
Author(s) Bowden, J
Green, P
Year 2019
Publisher Springer
Place of publication Singapore
Subjects Higher Education
Summary This book focuses on integrity throughout the PhD journey and beyond, and is organised around two main themes: (1) integrity in relation to the capabilities developed by doctoral candidates for professional practice; and (2) integrity and coherence at the PhD system level. The working methods of key participants such as PhD candidates, supervisors, university managers, government agencies and politicians are central to achieving integrity goals within PhD programmes. In this context, a number of constructs are developed that inform the practice-based elements of the book in relation to conducting doctoral research, research supervision, academic writing, and research training support systems; in particular, these include our Moral Compass Framework for professional integrity, notions of collective morality, decision-making when faced with wicked problems, connected moral capability and our double-helix model of capability development, negotiated sense in contrast with common sense, completion mindsets and contexts, mindfulness, liminality, and mutual catalysis in joint authorship. While the data the book employs stems from practice-led research within the Australian doctoral system, the conclusions drawn are of global relevance. Throughout the book, wherever appropriate, comparisons are made between the Australian context and other contexts, such as the doctoral systems of the United Kingdom, Europe and the United States.
Copyright notice © Springer Nature Singapore Pte Ltd. 2019. All rights are reserved.
Keyword(s) Doctoral education
PhD completion
doctoral education system
doctoral completion mindsets
Risk reduction in doctoral education systems
Quality practices in doctoral work
Doctoral research supervisors strategy
PhD learning experiences
Writing in doctoral work
Knowledge creation morals in professional life
Professional integrity to personal life
Research training opportunities
Doctoral candidate learning outcomes
Doctoral completion contexts
DOI - identifier 10.1007/978-981-13-6990-2
ISBN 9789811369896
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