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
- The overall context
- The institutional context
- The disciplinary context
- The programme context
- Recruitment and selection
- Working relationships 1 � Candidates
- Working relationships 2 � Co-supervisors
- Academic guidance and support 1 � Approaching research
- Academic guidance and support 2 � The research project
- Encouraging writing and giving feedback
- Keeping the research on track and monitoring progress
- Personal, professional and career support
- Responding to diversity 1 � Non-traditional candidates
- Responding to diversity 2 � International candidates
- Responding to diversity 3 � Modes of study
- Drafting and submission
- Evaluation, reflection, recognition and dissemination
Preparing the ground
Supporting the research project
Supporting the candidate
Completion and examination
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.