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ERIC Number: EJ1094589
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2016-Jun
Pages: 10
Abstractor: As Provided
ISSN: ISSN-2324-805X
Relationship Matters: Duo-Narrating a Graduate Student/Supervisor Journey
Breunig, Mary; Penner, Joyce
Journal of Education and Training Studies, v4 n6 p18-27 Jun 2016
The student/supervisor relationship may be one of the most important aspects of graduate student success; yet, few academics receive any training in student supervision. Students may not know what qualities and capacities to consider when choosing a supervisor. The purpose of this paper is to duo-narrate the story of our experiences with a Social Justice and Equity Studies master's thesis project at a Canadian University focusing on student/supervisor relationship-building. In this collaborative endeavor we share stories of our experiences in an effort to communicate the centrality of "relationship" in the student/supervisor collaboration. We provide personal and literature-based insights into graduate supervision, including lessons learned and advice(s) for both faculty and students about: 1) relationship matters; 2) the value of communication; and 3) the importance of culture and context.
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Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Research
Education Level: Higher Education; Postsecondary Education
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Language: English
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Identifiers - Location: Canada
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