Scholarly research on Postgraduate Essentials

Research on Postgraduate Essentials

To date, Postgraduate Essentials has been the subject of three peer reviewed articles:

Brooks, C. & Fyffe, J. (2004). Are we comfortable yet? Developing a community of practice with PhD students at the University of Melbourne in R. Atkinson, C. McBeath, D. Jonas-Dwyer & R. Phillips (Eds), Beyond the comfort zone: Proceedings of the 21st ASCILITE Conference (pp. 163-169). Perth, 5-8 December - http://www.ascilite.org.au/conferences/perth04/procs/contents.html

Larcombe, W. & McCosker, A. 'Postgraduate Essentials: An Online Transition Program for Commencing PhD Students,' in S. Milnes, G. Creswell, V. Rao & A. Bartlett (eds.) Critiquing and Reflecting: LAS Profession and Practice, (2005) - http://www.aall.org.au/conferences/2005/las/abstracts/larcomb-mccosker

Martin, D. L. and Woods, A., "A tale of two communities: How online programs can support the diverse needs of commencing and competing PhD candidates" (2008). Presented at the Emerging Technologies Conference 2008. Paper 16 - http://ro.uow.edu.au/etc08/16

For more on ongoing research into Postgraduate Essentials, please contact Dr Sylvia Schaffarczyk on 8344 8664 or sylvias@unimelb.edu.au