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Mon 21 Oct 2013
16:00 - 18:30

Venue: University Centre, Cormack Room

Provided by: PPD Personal and Professional Development


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Supervising Undergraduates: An Introduction

Mon 21 Oct 2013


What do supervisions contribute to student learning at Cambridge? This session will provide an interactive introduction to supervising, including aims and objectives of supervisions, different approaches to supervisions, the roles and responsibilities of the supervisor and ways of dealing with common problems. Given the breadth of supervisions, this course is not subject specific.

Target audience
  • Supervisors of undergraduate students

In preparation for the event, please read the Supervisors/Supervisions entry in the Tutors’ Guide


Number of sessions: 1

# Date Time Venue Trainer
1 Mon 21 Oct 2013   16:00 - 18:30 16:00 - 18:30 University Centre, Cormack Room map Dr Rob Wallach
  • to appreciate the function of supervisions in the undergraduate’s learning portfolio
  • to understand the variety of potential functions of supervisions
  • to appreciate some possible learning objectives of supervising, some approaches to the task, some common problems and their potential solutions

One session of two and a half hours

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