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Best Practices in Graduate Supervision: Setting Your Students Up for Success

December 14, 2017 @ 2:00 pm - 4:30 pm


December 14, 2017
2:00 pm - 4:30 pm


Carol Rolheiser, Director, CTSI
Luc De Nil, Vice-Dean, Students, School of Graduate Studies
Megan Burnett, Associate Director, CTSI


This workshop is intended for faculty who are supervising graduate students and who are interested in enhancing their supervisory practices. The School of Graduate Studies has published the revised Graduate Supervision: Guidelines for Faculty, following the publication of equivalent guidelines for students. This workshop provides an overview of the guidelines and case studies intended to help faculty and administrators create a supervisory environment that sets a student up for success. In this workshop, participants will explore their own supervisory style, and how they can apply and adapt the guidelines. Participants will also be able to discuss best practices with other participants and a panel of faculty members who are recognized for their excellence in graduate supervision. The focus of the workshop will be on creating a positive supervisory environment from the start of the supervisory relationship in order to support the student towards academic success and prevent potentially problematic situations from developing.

December 14, 2017
CTSI, Blackburn Room
Robarts Library, 4th Floor


Blackburn Room
130 St. George Street, 4th Floor
Toronto, Ontario M5S 1A5
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