This 2-hour workshop is research-enlightened, and using information, discussion, and interactive activities, participants will be able to develop and share experience-informed good practice in effective postgraduate supervision. Key to the success of this workshop experience is the valuing, exploration and building upon prior knowledge and understandings of the participants. Encouraging reflective practice forms the basis of effective approaches to supervisor professional development. It is also essential that such a supervisor training programme makes the supervisor's role as explicit as possible.
Workshop process: Learning will be experiential and participants will have the opportunity to reflect on their practice, give and receive feedback, exchange ideas and consider suggestions for improving their supervision methods and strategies.
At the end of this workshop participants will have
This workshop is suitable for all academic staff involved in supervising masters or doctoral students.
This workshop is considered to support the following DIT institutional objectives:
There are no pre-requisites for this workshop. However, in advance it would be helpful if you could read: Resource pack on Supervising Postgraduate Students available from the LTTC website: http://www.dit.ie/lttc/resources/lttcresourcepacks/ .
This workshop is facilitated by Roisin Donnelly and Marian Fitzmaurice of the DIT Learning, Teaching and Technology Centre.