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A Handbook for Doctoral Supervisors

2nd Edition

By Stan Taylor, Margaret Kiley, Robin Humphrey

Routledge

276 pages

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Across the globe, doctoral education is in the throes of change. Diversification, regulation and proliferation are just a few of the developments that pose major challenges for those supervising doctoral candidates.



The second edition of A Handbook for Doctoral Supervisors has been fully updated to assist doctoral supervi

Table of Contents

Introduction



Part I



The context







  1. The overall context






  2. The institutional context






  3. The disciplinary context






  4. The programme context




  5. Part II



    Preparing the ground





  6. Recruitment and selection






  7. Working relationships 1 � Candidates






  8. Working relationships 2 � Co-supervisors




  9. Part III



    Supporting the research project





  10. Academic guidance and support 1 � Approaching research






  11. Academic guidance and support 2 � The research project






  12. Encouraging writing and giving feedback






  13. Keeping the research on track and monitoring progress




  14. Part IV



    Supporting the candidate





  15. Personal, professional and career support






  16. Responding to diversity 1 � Non-traditional candidates






  17. Responding to diversity 2 � International candidates






  18. Responding to diversity 3 � Modes of study




  19. Part V



    Completion and examination





  20. Drafting and submission






  21. Examination




  22. Part VI



    Improving practice





  23. Evaluation, reflection, recognition and dissemination








  24. Conclusions

About the Authors

Stan Taylor recently retired as Director of the Centre for Academic and Researcher Development, Durham University, UK. He is an Honorary Fellow of the School of Education.



Margaret Kiley holds an adjunct position in the Research School of Arts and Humanities at the Australian National University, Canberra and cojoint with the University of Newcastle, Australia.



Robin Humphrey is a Reader and Director of the Postgraduate Research Training Programme in the Faculty of Humanities and Social Sciences, Newcastle University, UK.

Subject Categories

BISAC Subject Codes/Headings:
EDU000000
EDUCATION / General
EDU011000
EDUCATION / Evaluation
EDU024000
EDUCATION / Reference
EDU046000
EDUCATION / Professional Development