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Effective Postgraduate Supervision: Improving the Student-supervisor Relationship

Author: ELEY, ADRIAN R; ROY JENNINGS
Binding: 7
Pages: 208
Pub Date: 01/10/2005
ISBN: 9780335217076
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Quick overview Based on a series of workshops on postgraduate supervision, this guide presents frequently encountered difficulties in the student/supervisor relationship. It includes a section that shows how the case studies can be used in a teaching workshop setting.
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What kind of problems are encountered while undertaking postgraduate study? How are these problems best avoided or resolved? How can the student/supervisor relationship be improved? This practical guide is based on a series of successful workshops on postgraduate supervision and presents the most frequently encountered difficulties in the student/supervisor relationship. Detailed but concise case studies offer realistic solutions to the thirty issues discussed, including: Conflict Culture, Distance Funding Isolation, Language Management, Plagiarism, and Priority Time Transfer Write-up. Each case study raises important questions to generate discussion, and suggests solutions and preventative measures. The book also includes a section that shows how the case studies can be used in a teaching workshop setting. "Effective Postgraduate Supervision" is essential reading for supervisors of postgraduate degrees including those at masters and doctoral level as well as prospective and current postgraduate research students.

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