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Outstanding Supervisors’ Video, The: How to Supervise a Doctorate

Synopsis
This video provides a unique resource for academics new to doctoral supervision, and will help more experienced supervisors to reflect on their practice. ‘The Outstanding Supervisors Video’ has been made by the producers of ‘The PhD Survival Video’ and the widely used ‘Good Viva Video’ (which recently won a prize in the the Learning on Screen Awards 2017).

In this video, three experienced academics, all shortlisted for a national award for Outstanding Research Supervisor, share their ideas and insights about supervising a doctorate and their students explain why they nominated their supervisors for the award.

Topics include:
• judging the right balance between being supportive and challenging
• how the relationship changes as a doctoral project proceeds
• how to take an interest in the whole person, not just the researcher
• how supervision fits into an academic career.

The Outstanding Supervisors Video was produced with help from London School of Economics, University of Warwick and Queen’s University Belfast. It is the eleventh in a series for doctoral students now used in around 80 UK universities.
Series
Videos for Doctoral Students
Language
English
Country
Great Britain
Year of release
2017
Subjects
Careers Guidance; Education
Keywords
higher education; supervisory skills; postgraduate students; doctoral students

Distribution Formats

Type
DVD
Format
Region 0 PAL
Price
On request
Availability
Sale
Duration/Size
30 minutes
Year
2017

Distributor

Name

Angel Productions

Contact
Stephen Engelhard
Email
enquiries@angelproductions.co.uk
Web
http://www.angelproductions.co.uk External site opens in new window
Phone
08444 1555 34
Address
239 Preston Drove
Brighton
BN1 6FL
Notes
Videos to support doctoral students on topics ranging from preparing for a viva to working with supervisors and coping with stress, produced in partnerships with Birkbeck, University of London and other institutions. For sale to HE institutions. Angel Productions also has an older catalogue of videos for equality and HR training in the workplace.

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