Tag Archives: supervision

co–writing with your supervisor – the authorship question

A doctoral researcher recently told me, and several others who were in the room at the same time, that he wanted to write a journal article. Good eh. No. Not really. The trouble was that his supervisor insisted on being … Continue reading

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supervision and feedback

So this week there’s a bit of tweet humour about how US grad students might interpret feedback from faculty trained in the UK. If you haven’t seen it here’s a taste. They say “With the greatest respect”, the grad student … Continue reading

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troubleshooting research supervision

This is a guest post by Catherine Flynn and Kerry Brydon, both social work academics at Monash University, Australia. We read with interest Rebecca Coles’ recent account of the challenges of research supervision, from the perspective of a PhD student. … Continue reading

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why supervisions can be hard

This post is from Rebecca Coles, a doctor-in-waiting at The University of Nottingham. She has recently handed in her thesis (yippee and well done), an ethnographic study examining what counts as ‘education’ at an independent ‘art house’ cinema. When I … Continue reading

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supervision as an ethic of care

I’ve been posting about how we learn to supervise. There have been three guest posts on the topic in addition to my own, and two of them – here and here – have focused on the pedagogic strategies used in … Continue reading

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sadness and supervision

My neighbours are moving. Their’s is not the only house up for sale in our street, there are three in just one block. It’s obviously the time of year when people sell. I’m going to miss the folk next door, … Continue reading

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learning to supervise: some personal turning points

This is a guest post by Helen Colley, Professor of Lifelong Learning at the University of Huddersfield, where she is also Director of Graduate Education for the School of Education and Professional Development. Her personal research interests currently focus on … Continue reading

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