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Oral Exams

Preparing For and Passing Candidacy, Qualifying, and Graduate Defenses

  • 1st Edition - September 22, 2015
  • Author: A. Lee Foote
  • Language: English
  • Paperback ISBN:
    9 7 8 - 0 - 1 2 - 8 0 2 5 7 8 - 9
  • eBook ISBN:
    9 7 8 - 0 - 1 2 - 8 0 2 6 7 1 - 7

Oral Exams: Preparing For and Passing Candidacy, Qualifying, and Graduate Defenses provides guidance on how to prepare for oral comprehensive and viva voce exams. Topics discus… Read more

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Oral Exams: Preparing For and Passing Candidacy, Qualifying, and Graduate Defenses

provides guidance on how to prepare for oral comprehensive and viva voce exams.

Topics discussed include the supervisory committee, preparing the seminar, arranging content, mental preparation, question framing, and the types of questions to expect.

At its core, the book prepares students to be the best they can be by offering insights into how to interpret and appropriately respond to explicit and implied oral comps questions.

This book benefits faculty by helping them prepare new questions, also providing tips on how to mentor their students in preparation for exams.

The training included can be used to prepare for intensive qualifying or certification exams, job interviews, and presentations.