The Good Supervisor
Supervising Postgraduate and Undergraduate Research for Doctoral Theses and Dissertations
By (author) Gina Wisker
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Good Supervisor by Gina Wisker
Book DescriptionThe Good Supervisor engages readers in dialogue and active reflection on the strategies of effective supervision of PhDs, postgraduate and undergraduate research. Accessibly written, it encourages supervisors to reflect on and enhance their research supervision practice with a diversity of students on a variety of research projects: Postgraduate and undergraduate levels, international and distance students; practice and professional research; research leading to creative process and products/creations; the PhD by publication; supervising your colleagues; interpersonal skills; managing diversity in learning styles, gender, age and culture. The book is also useful for students undertaking research. There is special focus on research skills development and on supporting students through and beyond the examination process.
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Book DetailsISBN: 9781403903952
(216mm x 138mm x 22mm)
Imprint: Palgrave Macmillan
Publisher: Palgrave USA
Publish Date: 17-Dec-2004
Country of Publication: United States
Books By Author Gina Wisker
Getting Published, Paperback (January 2015)
Getting Published provides a complete guide for all who need to write effectively and share their work with others through academic publication. The book focuses on how to develop a successful academic writing voice, and introduces practices, techniques and guidance to support all aspects of the writing process.
Good Supervisor, Paperback (July 2012)
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. Fully updated second edition includes new content on cultural supervision, online distance supervision, and sustaining research networks.
Margaret Atwood: An Introduction to Critical Views of Her Fiction, Hardback (November 2011)
Gina Wisker provides a fresh, up-to-date introductory guide to the work of this internationally renowned writer, covering Atwood's entire fictional oeuvre and engaging with the surrounding criticism and debates developed by key Atwood critics. Wisker also explores the main issues and approaches to reading Atwood's fiction.
Teaching African American Women's Writing, Hardback (September 2010)» View all books by Gina Wisker
The essays in Teaching African American Women's Writing provide reflections on issues, problems and pleasures raised by studying the texts. They will be of use to those teaching and studying African American women's writing in colleges, universities and adult education groups as well as teachers involved in teaching in schools to A level.
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Author Biography - Gina Wisker
Gina Wisker is Director of Learning and Teaching Development, and MA Women's Studies coordinator at Anglia Polytechnic University, where she also teaches English. She is an Oxford centre for Staff and Learning development consultant, running workshops worldwide on learning and teaching, particularly on supervising postgraduates. She is author of a number of books and articles including The Postgraduate Research Handbook, and is co-editor and committee chair of the SEDA journal Innovations in Education and Teaching International.
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