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The Good Supervisor: Supervising Postgraduate and Undergraduate Research for Doctoral Theses and Dissertations

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The Good Supervisor engages readers in dialogue and active reflection on the strategies of effective supervision of PhDs, postgraduate and undergraduate research. Accessibly written, it encourages supervisors to reflect on and enhance their research supervision practice with a diversity of students on a variety of research projects: Postgraduate and undergraduate levels, i ...more
Paperback, 392 pages
Published March 2nd 2005 by Palgrave Macmillan (first published March 2nd 2004)
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Tara Brabazon
Jan 14, 2016 Tara Brabazon rated it did not like it  ·  review of another edition
Oh boy is this basic. This book was first published in 2005 and republished in 2012. It was dated in 2005. By 2012, the state, scope and discussions about PhDs, postgraduates and supervisions have extended far beyond this monograph.

It is a basic presentation of supervision. Yet the plurality of opportunities for engagement, communication and dissemination through digitization are absent.

This is a straight forward, commensensical introduction to doctoral supervision. My argument is that if you ne
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Martin Rundkvist
Feb 10, 2016 Martin Rundkvist rated it did not like it
This book is four times as long as its contents would merit, and written in a muddled, jargony, repetitive style.
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