Exploring the professional development of online and distance doctoral supervisors

Huet, Isabel ORCID: https://orcid.org/0000-0002-6215-0448 and Casanova, Diogo ORCID: https://orcid.org/0000-0002-8586-0370 (2020) Exploring the professional development of online and distance doctoral supervisors. Innovations in Education and Teaching International. ISSN 1470-3297

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Abstract

The supervision of doctoral students has been evolving in the last decade. Supervisors supervise students on campus or at a distance and supervision takes place in formal or informal environments with the latter occurring more often through online encounters. This context of supervision has changed supervisory practices and students’ own approaches to learning. This paradigmatic shift demands a rethinking of how supervisors develop themselves and how they learn to cope with the challenges of ‘modern’ supervision. To date, little has been said or written about the development or training of doctoral supervisors who supervise students online or at a distance. This paper aims to fill this gap by presenting a model for the professional development of supervisors in these contexts. This model can be adapted and implemented by institutions that wish to support supervisors who support students online or at the distance.

Item Type: Article
Additional Information: This is an Accepted Manuscript of an article published by Taylor & Francis in Innovations in Education and Teaching International on 17 Mar 2020, available online: https://www.tandfonline.com/10.1080/14703297.2020.1742764
Uncontrolled Keywords: doctoral supervision, distance and online supervision, professional development
Subjects: Education
Education > Higher education
Education > Teaching and learning
Education > Teaching and learning > Technology-enhanced learning
Depositing User: Camille Regnault
Date Deposited: 17 Apr 2020 17:23
Last Modified: 20 Jul 2020 14:57
URI: http://repository.uwl.ac.uk/id/eprint/6861

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