Diffracting the practices of research supervision

Hill, Geof W. (2011) Diffracting the practices of research supervision. In Mallan, Vijay Kumar & Lee, Allison (Eds.) Connecting the Local, Regional and International in Doctoral Education. Universiti Putra Malaysia Press, Serdang, Malaysia, pp. 154-171.

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There are ever increasing demands and expectations in the research world, related to the quality of research supervision. It can be difficult for an individual research supervisor to recognize their own quality of research supervision. On top of this are the added challenges of trying to improve that quality of research supervision.

Reflective practice is consistently identified as a way for developing professional practice in research supervision. This chapter offers a number of frameworks to facilitate reflective practice about research supervision. It does not propose to solve the problem of quality research supervision but to provide ways in which a research supervisor can reflect on this aspect of their professional academic practice and begin to plan ways in which their practice can improve.

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ID Code: 40803
Item Type: Book Chapter
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Keywords: Research Supervision, Reflective Practice, Professional Development for Research Supervisors, HERN
Subjects: Australian and New Zealand Standard Research Classification > EDUCATION (130000) > SPECIALIST STUDIES IN EDUCATION (130300) > Teacher Education and Professional Development of Educators (130313)
Divisions: Current > QUT Faculties and Divisions > Division of Research and Commercialisation
Copyright Owner: Copyright 2011 Universiti Putra Malaysia Press
Deposited On: 20 Mar 2011 22:00
Last Modified: 09 Oct 2015 09:13

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