Courses Catalogue

Doctoral Research Seminar

ACADEMIC PROGRAMME: PhD in Conflict Resolution and Peace Building
COLLEGE/SCHOOL/FACULTY: College of Humanities and Social Sciences
PROGRAMME TYPE: Postgraduate

Required Readings

Creswell, J. W. (1998). Qualitative Inquiry and Research Design.Thousand Oaks, CA: Sage.

Glesne, C. (1999). Becoming Qualitative Researchers: An introduction (Second Edition). New York: Addison Wesley Longman, Inc.

John, C. (2009). Research Design: Qualitative, Quantitative and Mixed Methods Approaches. Thousand Oaks, California: Sage Publications, Inc.

Miles, M. & M. Huberman. (1994). Qualitative Data Analysis. Thousand Oaks, CA: Sage.

Montgomary, Douglas C. (2007).Design and Analysis of Experiments (5th edition). Wiley

Norman, D., & Yvonna, L. (1994). Handbook of Qualitative Research. Thousand Oaks, California: Sage Publications, Inc.

Pallant, J. (2004). SPSS Survival Manual (3rd edition). Maidenhead, UK: Open University Press.

Peters, M., & Biesta, G. (2009). Derrida, Deconstruction and the Politics of Pedagogy. New York: PETER LANG.

Peters, M., & Tina, B. (2008). Why Foucault? New Directions in Educational Research. New York: PETER LANG.

Seidman, I. (2006). Interviewing as Qualitative Research: Aguide for Researchers in Education and Social Sciences. New York: Teachers College Press.

Tobin, J., Hsueh, Y., & Karasawa, M. (2009). Preschool in Three Cultures Revisited. Chicago: The University of Chicago Press.

Wolcott, H.F. (1988). Ethnographic research in education.In Richard M. Jaegue (editor), Complementary Methods for Research in Education, (pp. 327-353). Washington, DC: American Educational Research Association


Books Available in the KIU Library

Calabrese, Raymond L. and Gonzalez, Maria Luisa. (2010). The Doctoral Students Advisor and Mentor: Sage Advice from the Experts. R&L Education.

Calabrese, Raymond L. andDonmoyer, Robert. (2010).The Faculty Mentor's Wisdom: Conceptualizing, Writing, and Defending the Dissertation. R&L Education.

Cloete, Nico and Mouton, Johann.(2015). Doctoral Education in South Africa.African Minds.

Cloete, Nico andMaassen, Peter. (2015).Knowledge Production and Contradictory Functions in African Higher Education.African Minds.

Grant, Cynthia; Tomal, Daniel R. (2013).How to Finish and Defend Your Dissertation: Strategies to Complete the Professional Practice Doctorate. R&L Education.

Holley, Karri A. and Joseph, Joretta. (2013).Increasing Diversity in Doctoral Education: Implications for Theory and Practice. John Wiley & Sons.

Nerad, Maresi and Evans, Barbara. (2014). Globalization and Its Impacts on the Quality of PhD Education: Forces and Forms in Doctoral Education Worldwide. Sense Publishers.