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Resources for Doctoral Students

Books and Resources I Found Helpful Throughout My Doctoral Journey

Personal Creativity and Improvement

Cameron, J. (2022). The artist’s way: A spiritual path to higher creativity. TarcherPerigee.

Nagoski, E., & Nagoski, A. (2020). Burnout: The secret to unlocking the stress cycle. Ballantine Books.

Research Design, Methods & Methodology

Creswell, J. W., & Creswell, J. D. (2023). Research design: Qualitative, quantitative, and mixed methods approaches. SAGE.

Creswell, J. W., & Báez, C. J. (2021). 30 essential skills for the qualitative researcher. SAGE Publications, Inc.

Miles, M. B., Huberman, A. M., & Saldaña, J. (2014). Qualitative Data Analysis: A methods sourcebook. SAGE Publications, Inc.

Saldaña, J. (2022). The coding manual for qualitative researchers. Langara College.

Miscellaneous & Writing Style

Apa formatting and style guide (7th edition). APA Formatting and Style Guide (7th Edition) - Purdue OWL® - Purdue University. (n.d.). https://owl.purdue.edu/owl/research_and_citation/apa_style/apa_formatting_and_style_guide/index.html

Brand, W. (2020). Visual doing: Applying visual thinking in your day-to-day business. BIS Publishers.

Developing a growth mindset with Carol Dweck. YouTube. (2014, October 9). https://youtu.be/hiiEeMN7vbQ?si=BZybaqG82DXfoq3S

How to enhance performance & learning by applying a growth mindset: Huberman Lab Podcast. YouTube. (2023, July 17). https://youtu.be/aQDOU3hPci0?si=3-REz0nX1UCu2aZd

Pinker, S. (2015). The sense of style: The thinking person’s guide to writing in the 21st Century. Penguin Books.

Start with why -- how great leaders inspire action: Simon Sinek: Tedxpugetsound. YouTube. (2009, September 28). https://youtu.be/u4ZoJKF_VuA?si=cV4H9VkBIkLlawa3

Tufte, E. R. (1997). Visual explanations: Images and quantities, evidence and narrative. Amazon.

https://www.amazon.com/Visual-Explanations-Quantities-Evidence-Narrative/dp/1930824157

Zelazny, G. (2001). Say it with charts: The Executive’s Guide to Visual Communication. McGraw-Hill.

Zinsser, W. (2013). On writing well. Harper Paperbacks.

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