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Tue 5 Mar 2024
10:00 - 12:00

Venue: Online

Provided by: Cambridge Centre for Teaching and Learning


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Supervising Postgraduate Research Students (Arts, Humanities and Social Sciences)

Tue 5 Mar 2024

Description


This workshop explores the principles of good postgraduate supervision, different approaches to supervising, how to deliver feedback for best results, and the teacher/learner roles of the supervisor-supervisee relationship. It is aimed at new or experienced postgraduate supervisors looking to develop their skills in effective and inspired pedagogy.


Outcomes:

  • Understand the teacher/learner roles central to the supervision of postgraduate students
  • Explore good practice for delivering feedback
  • Understand possible issues and where to go for support in the Cambridge system
Target audience
  • Principal supervisor or co-supervisor of postgraduate students (University staff)
  • Please note that PhD students are not eligible for this course
  • If you are a PhD student please see: An introduction to Undergraduate Supervision
  • Further details regarding CCTL's eligibility criteria are available here
Prerequisites

This course has pre-course preparations, please see the 'joining instructions' in your booking confirmation email.

Sessions

Number of sessions: 1

# Date Time Venue Trainer
1 Tue 5 Mar   10:00 - 12:00 10:00 - 12:00 Online Dr. Sophie Pickford
Aims
  • to consider your role as a supervisor: expectations and duties
  • to provide an introduction to the administrative requirements of the role
  • to reflect on best practice to guide students successfully and on how to avoid pitfalls
  • to have an awareness of the range of sources of support available in the collegiate University
  • to consider a range of approaches to supervising
Format

Live online workshop

Notes
  • The dates above are for Arts, Humanities and Social Sciences only
  • If you require the STEMM sessions please follow this link
Duration

Two hours


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