Building relationships. Between supervisors and supervisees Aim of session: Understanding of how to build a working relationship with PhD students and how this affects success. Supervisor’s toolbox. Approaches / styles Adapting style Co-creating style Gatfield
Approaches / styles
Talk about the talk (Gurr’s toolkit)
Markers, control unit, levels of communication, progression within dialogue
Perspectives and Caps
The evil-minded reviewer
someone outside of the room
Feedback and Assessment
(Written) feed-back on written work – formative
Balance between formative and summative assessment
Role as assessor
Themes and progression
Not only lab practice and results, but also aligning expectations, career, research competences
The whole three-year process
Rugg, G. and M. Petre (2004) The unwritten rules of PhD research. Pp 44-45. Open University Press.
1)State-of-the-art descriptionread this and find out what you want to doget acquainted with the research field
Sofie Kobayashi - Graduate School of Life Sciences
2) Discuss experimental designand consult a statistician
3) Find out who this person isand how we can work together
What do you do?
2. Exchange your reflections in groups of three
3. Try to arrange your different conceptions of learning in a hierarchy with the most simple in the bottom and the most advanced at top.
Students say that learning is …
1. A quantitative increase of knowledge
3. The acquisition of facts and procedures for later use
4. The abstraction of meaning
5. An interpretative process for understanding reality
6. Changing as a person
The outcomes of learning
The processes of learning
Therearestrongconnectionsbetween a person’sconceptions of learning and the person’schoice of studystrategies:
The conceptions of learningco-determine the learningoutcome!
Students focus their attention on the overall meaning or message in a class session, text or situation. They attempt to relate ideas together and construct their own meaning, possibly in relation to their own experience.
Students focus their attention on the details and information in a class session or text. They are trying to memorise these individual details in the form they appear in the class or text or to list the features of the situation in order to pass the examinations.
What has to be learned