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The Good Supervisor : Palgrave Study Skills - Second Edition - Gina Wisker

The Good Supervisor

Palgrave Study Skills - Second Edition


Published: 16th July 2012
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Provides help for those wanting to develop strategies for effective supervision with a diversity of students on a wide variety of research projects, whether at postgraduate or undergraduate level.

About the Author

Gina Wisker Head of the Centre for Learning and Teaching at the University of Brighton, UK. She has worked in educational development for over 25 years, and in 2005 was awarded a National Teaching Fellowship for her work in learning support. She is the author of The Undergraduate Research Handbook and The Postgraduate Research Handbook.

'I recommend this book as the most up-to-date, topical and easy to comprehend guide on the subject of supervision.' - Professor Ortrun Zuber-Skerritt, Griffith University, Australia "This book plainly affords outstanding preparation for the role of PhD supervisor." The Teacher training Journal

Acknowledgementsp. vii
Introductionp. 1
First Stages of Research Supervision - Getting Startedp. 27
Supervision and research learning: differences and issuesp. 29
Supervisors and sustainability: working together in supervisory teams, networks, fora, communities and development programmesp. 57
Establishing and maintaining good supervisory practicesp. 81
Establishing Research Processes and Practicesp. 115
Defining titles, research questions, conceptual frameworks, and developing proposalsp. 117
Enabling students to carry out a successful literature review/theoretical perspectives chapterp. 144
Methodology, methods and ethicsp. 172
Supervisory dialoguesp. 187
Encouraging good writingp. 203
Working with Students - Issues for Supervisorsp. 237
Helping students to help themselves and each otherp. 239
Dealing with difference: working with different kinds of learners and learning stylesp. 261
Supervising international and culturally diverse students: cross-cultural issuesp. 279
Study and support at a distance and for part-time studentsp. 301
Gender, culture, age and research studiesp. 317
A little too close to home: supervising your colleagues and/or other practice/professional-based researchp. 345
New ways: supervising creative research work and the PhD by publicationp. 364
Maintaining momentum: linking quality and wellbeing - through transfer, progress reports, changing supervisors, and any difficultiesp. 386
Managing the Research Process to Completion and Beyondp. 413
Writing up the thesis or dissertation - quality and standardsp. 415
The examination process and examinersp. 446
Supporting students towards a successful PhD vivap. 471
Supporting your student post viva/examp. 495
Life after the research project: sharing research, presentations, publications, identifying postgraduate/graduate outcomes, and research capacity buildingp. 507
Referencesp. 535
Indexp. 567
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ISBN: 9780230246218
ISBN-10: 0230246214
Series: Palgrave Research Skills
Audience: Tertiary; University or College
Format: Paperback
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 568
Published: 16th July 2012
Country of Publication: GB
Dimensions (cm): 21.6 x 14.0  x 3.1
Weight (kg): 0.74
Edition Number: 2
Edition Type: Revised