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The good supervisor : supervising postgraduate and undergraduate research for doctoral theses and dissertations

Author: Gina Wisker
Publisher: New York : Palgrave Macmillan, 2005.
Series: Palgrave study guides.
Edition/Format:   Book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"Rewarding and essential, research supervision plays a key role in empowering students to become good researchers. Research is the crucial element of learning - building on a fascination with questioning the world and solving problems. In this dynamic context, there is a real need for good, supportive and empowering supervision practices for research study undertaken by students, whether for dissertations, projects  Read more...
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Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Gina Wisker
ISBN: 1403903956 9781403903952
OCLC Number: 56198602
Description: vi, 388 p. ; 22 cm.
Contents: STAGE 1: FIRST STAGES OF RESEARCH SUPERVISION; GETTING STARTED; Supervision Differences; Supervisors Studying: Development Programmes; Establishing and Maintaining Good Supervisory Practices; STAGE 2: ESTABLISHING RESEARCH PROCESSES AND PRACTICES; Defining Titles, Research Questions, Conceptual Frameworks and Developing Proposals; Enabling Students to Carry Out a Successful Literature Review and a Theoretical Perspectives Chapter; Methodology, Methods and Ethics; Supervisory Dialogues; Encouraging Good Writing; STAGE 3: WORKING WITH STUDENTS; ISSUES FOR SUPERVISORS; Helping Students to Help Themselves and Each Other; Dealing with Difference: Working with Different Kinds of Learners and Learning Styles; Supervising International Students; Study and Support at a Distance; Gender and Research Studies; A Little too Close to Home: Supervising your Colleagues and/or Other Practice/Professional-based Research; New Ways: Supervising Creative Research Work and the PhD by Publication; Maintaining Momentum; STAGE 4: MANAGING THE RESEARCH PROCESS TO COMPLETION AND BEYOND; Writing Up the Thesis or Dissertation; The Examination Process and Examiners; Supporting Students Towards a Successful PhD Viva; Supporting your Student post Viva/Exam; Life after Research.
Series Title: Palgrave study guides.
Responsibility: Gina Wisker.

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"Rewarding and essential, research supervision plays a key role in empowering students to become good researchers. Research is the crucial element of learning - building on a fascination with questioning the world and solving problems. In this dynamic context, there is a real need for good, supportive and empowering supervision practices for research study undertaken by students, whether for dissertations, projects or theses. This book builds on international experiences of good practice in research supervision at all levels into what makes for effective supervisory practices."--BOOK JACKET.
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