Oral exams [electronic resource] : preparing for and passing candidacy, qualifying, and graduate defenses /
A. Lee Foote.
imprint
London ; San Diego, CA : Elsevier/Academic Press, [2016]
description
ix, 191 pages : illustrations ; 23 cm
ISBN
0128025786, 9780128025789
format(s)
Book
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author
imprint
London ; San Diego, CA : Elsevier/Academic Press, [2016]
isbn
0128025786
9780128025789
restrictions
Licensed for access by U. of T. users.
contents note
Introduction -- Why an oral exam? -- Knowing why you are undertaking graduate study -- Nerves -- What will i be asked in this exam? -- Managing supervisory committees -- Preparation time! -- Exam day preparations -- Positioning, personality, and presumption -- Choreography of an oral exam -- Execution : controlling your failures and successes -- Managing time during the exam -- The professor's perspective -- Managing delivery and handling disagreements -- Outcomes and options for moving forward -- One for the professors and committee members -- The pivotal role of chairing an oral exam committee -- Other oral exams : job interviews, boards, hearings, testimony -- Conclusion.
catalogue key
10275969
 
Includes bibliographical references (pages 187-188) and index.

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