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This course prepares you to supervise undergraduate students at the University of Cambridge in essay-based subjects. It explores the challenges and approaches involved in supervising undergraduates as well as providing practical advice and strategies.

The course consists of three components:

1. A pre-workshop self-paced module containing information on the Cambridge supervision system and introduces the principles and practices of effective teaching and learning.
2. An in-person workshop that incorporates personal reflection on teaching practice, design of learning activities, discussion of real teaching scenarios, a chance to discuss and ask questions and access to practical information about organising and carrying out your supervisions.
3. A post-workshop information pack containing additional resources for ongoing support and information

The training provided in this course complements any training you may receive from your department or college and is required by colleges before you can carry out supervisions.

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Fri 3 Mar 2023 10:00 [Places]
Tue 13 Jun 2023 10:00 [Places]
Thu 15 Jun 2023 14:00 [Places]


This course prepares you to supervise undergraduate students at the University of Cambridge in problem sheet-based subjects. It explores the challenges and approaches involved in supervising undergraduates as well as providing practical advice and strategies.

The course consists of three components:

1. A pre-workshop self-paced module containing information on the Cambridge supervision system and introduces the principles and practices of effective teaching and learning.
2. An in-person workshop that incorporates personal reflection on teaching practice, design of learning activities, discussion of real teaching scenarios, a chance to discuss and ask questions and access to practical information about organising and carrying out your supervisions.
3. A post-workshop information pack containing additional resources for ongoing support and information

The training provided in this course complements any training you may receive from your department or college and is required by colleges before you can carry out supervisions.

1 other event...

Date Availability
Wed 14 Jun 2023 14:00 [Places]
CLIC: Writing skills: Writing for Engineers (Postdocs) new Tue 24 Jan 2023   12:00 In progress

Writing for Engineers Refining papers for publishing: a course for post-docs

In this course we will work directly with text written by you, the course participants. We will analyse and edit extracts from draft and published papers, always with the aim of honing the language to improve clarity, precision and style. In doing so we will explore questions of grammar and key concepts in academic writing, learning to identify weaker areas and developing expertise in improving them.

The course consists of four workshops followed by one individual supervision.

  • NB. Please read ATTENDANCE section below before signing up for this course.


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

3 other events...

Date Availability
Tue 7 Mar 2023 10:00 [Places]
Tue 25 Apr 2023 10:00 [Places]
Tue 23 May 2023 10:00 [Places]


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
  • Consider the elements of positive research culture in a group and lab

3 other events...

Date Availability
Thu 9 Feb 2023 10:00 [Full]
Thu 27 Apr 2023 10:00 [Places]
Thu 25 May 2023 10:00 [Places]