Career Directions in Post-Graduate Supervision. By Dr. Michael Wainaina, Associate Dean, Graduate School. Key Questions…. How do institutional, disciplinary and individual factors affect Supervisor’s Success rates?
Career Directions in Post-Graduate Supervision
Dr. Michael Wainaina,
Humanities & Arts research culture:
Exhibits a blend of Natural Sciences and Humanities & Arts characteristics and orientations, with mixed results.
have better success rates in terms of number of and timely completions.
The University considers Supervision in its Official Promotion criteria:
Additional requirements are that you Publish with your students especially as you seek higher positions.
Interventionist pedagogic approach to supervision makes ‘Hands on’ achieve more and minimum time completions. Supervisors actively assist commencing candidates to structure their candidatures by:
candidature, especially in relation to:
By assisting candidates to structure their candidature, ‘hands on’ supervisors:
…detect whether and why candidates are experiencing difficulties and thus to make timely and appropriate interventions themselves, or to refer candidates to more appropriate sources of advice and assistance.