The aim of this course is to expand and consolidate supervision strategies and methods for supervisors of Bachelor's, Master's-, and PhD students at the Aarhus BSS Graduate School.
The course also aims at furthering the sharing of experiences among university supervisors within their faculty to enhance the co-development of local practices and collegial support.
After the course, the participants will be able to:
The course builds on the participants’ existing experiences as well as current research. It aims at strengthening participants’ supervisory skills within following areas:
The course consists of five parts. It starts with a 1-day seminar, on campus, and preparation tasks. The first seminar day focuses specifically on MA- & BA-student supervision.
Available in Brightspace from 19 June
16 August 2023 from 9.00-15.30
Opens in Brightspace on 16 August 2023
This part covers the essential elements of PhD -supervision and brings experienced and inexperienced supervisors up to date on the developments and research in the area.
Between seminar day 2 and seminar day 3 of the course the supervisor will do a peer observation and/or an interview with a senior PhD-supervisor about his or her experiences with supervision.
The learning from the peer observation and/or the interview will be used on seminar day 3 to initiate discussions.
This part focuses mainly on processual aspects of supervision, including time management, collegial supervision skills and community building and will also draw on issues that have come up in the interviews.
The total workload is estimated to 34 hours.
To pass the course, you must participate in all the course elements and complete the required tasks.
All participants will preferably be involved in current student supervision (BA/ MA/ PhD) to provide a context for the practical assignments, and they are expected to document their competence development in a professional portfolio.
An overview and instructions regarding the required tasks will be available on Brightspace 1 month before the course start.
Aarhus University, Aarhus, building 1910, room 228
Registration deadline: 15 June 2023