The Routledge Doctoral Supervisor's Companion: Supporting Effective Research in Education and the Social Sciences - Companions for PhD and DPhil Research (Paperback)
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The Routledge Doctoral Supervisor's Companion: Supporting Effective Research in Education and the Social Sciences - Companions for PhD and DPhil Research (Paperback)

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Paperback 336 Pages / Published: 31/03/2010
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Accompanying The Routledge Doctoral Student's Companion this book examines what it means to be a doctoral student in education and the social sciences, providing a guide for those supervising students. Exploring the key role and pedagogical challenges that face supervisors in students' personal development, the contributors outline the research capabilities which are essential for confidence, quality and success in doctorate level research. Providing guidance about helpful resources and methodological support, the chapters:

frame important questions within the history of debatesact as a road map through international literaturesmake suggestions for good practiceraise important questions and provide answers to key pedagogical issuesprovide advice on enabling students' scholarly careers and identities.

While there is no one solution to ideal supervision, this wide-ranging text offers resources that will help supervisors develop their own personal approach to supervision. Ideal for all supervisors whether assisting part-time of full-time students, it is also highly suitable for helping academics to support international students who confront Western doctoral traditions and academic cultures, helping both supervisor and student to understand why things are as they are.

Publisher: Taylor & Francis Ltd
ISBN: 9780415484145
Number of pages: 336
Weight: 608 g
Dimensions: 248 x 171 x 20 mm

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