ERIC Number: EJ1131616
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2017
Abstractor: As Provided
Reference Count: 32
"People Are Messy": Complex Narratives of Supervising New Professionals in Student Affairs
Davis, Tiffany J.; Cooper, Diane L.
Journal of Student Affairs Research and Practice, v54 n1 p55-68 2017
This study explored how supervisors in student affairs narrate their experiences of supervising new professionals. Utilizing narrative inquiry methodology, data were obtained through in-depth interviews of 13 supervisors and analyzed using thematic and narrative analysis methods. Implications for graduate preparation programs, professional practice, and future research are discussed.
Descriptors: Student Personnel Services, Supervisors, Supervisory Methods, Supervisor Supervisee Relationship, Student Personnel Workers, Inquiry, Interviews, Staff Orientation, Semi Structured Interviews, Supervision, Counselor Characteristics, Conflict, Graduate Study, Counselor Attitudes, Novices
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Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Research
Education Level: Higher Education; Postsecondary Education
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