Description - The Good Supervisor by Gina Wisker
The 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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(216mm x 138mm x 22mm)
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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.