If I'm going to study engineering education, I need to learn about how academia works - because that's the system I want to make changes within and with. Here's a short book list I'm planning to go through at some point - I'm publishing it here because I have a number of friends who are in graduate school and might find this stuff helpful.

  • Booth, Wayne C., Gregory G. Colomb, and Joseph M. Williams. 1995. The Craft of Research. Chicago: University of Chicago Press.
  • Delamont, Sara, Paul Atkinson, and Odette Parry. 1997. Supervising the PhD. A Guide to Success. Buckingham, England, and Philadelphia, Pennsylvania: The Society for Research into Higher Education and the Open University Press.
  • Peters, Robert L. 1997. Getting What You Came For. The Smart Student's Guide to Earning a Master's or Ph.D. New York: The Noonday Press.
  • Rugg, Gordon, and Marian Petre. 2004. The Unwritten Rules of PhD Research. Maidenhead and New York: Open University Press.
  • Sternberg, Robert J. 2004. Psychology 101 1/2. The Unspoken Rules for Success in Academia. Washington, D.C.: American Psychological Association.
  • Feibelman, Peter J. 1993. A Ph.D. Is Not Enough! A Guide to Survival in Science. Reading, Massachusetts: Addison-Wesley Publishing Company.
  • Huff, Anne Sigismund. 1999. Writing for Scholarly Publication. Thousand Oaks, California: Sage Publications.
  • Silverman, Franklin. 1999. Publishing for Tenure and Beyond. Westport, Connecticut: Praeger.
  • Anholt, Robert R.H. 1994. Dazzle 'Em with Style. The Art of Oral Scientific Presentation. New York: W. H. Freeman and Company.