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    • Practices in postgraduate research supervision: from apprentice to scholar 

      Botha, Nonnie (University of the Free State, 2010)
      English: This article aims to identify lessons from current postgraduate research supervision practices at universities, relevant to improving the quality of such supervision. Research supervision practices in recent ...
    • Patterns of practice in South African doctoral education: an empirical study 

      Backhouse, Judy (University of the Free State, 2010)
      English: In South Africa, doctoral education is usually organised in a traditional supervision model, but the practice of supervision differs across academic units and supervisors. In her comparison of PhD experiences in ...
    • Challenging issues: doctoral supervision in post-colonial sites 

      Grant, Barbara (University of the Free State, 2010)
      English: The supervision of indigenous doctoral students in Aotearoa/New Zealand occurs in a post-colonial context marked by ongoing struggles over identity and belonging. In addition to stories concerning the pleasures ...
    • The Socratic method: adult education theories 

      Frick, Liezel; Albertyn, Ruth; Rutgers, Linda (University of the Free State, 2010)
      English: Postgraduate students need to explore their research question(s) from different angles, take ownership of the research process, and develop their own scholarly voice. Supervisors are often ill-equipped to guide ...
    • Using ICT to enhance the online research supervision process 

      Loureiro, Maria; Huet, Isabel; Casanova, Diogo; Baptista, Ana (University of the Free State, 2010)
      English: Online research supervision is a relatively new and evolving process due to changes in university at both undergraduate and postgraduate levels. New models of research supervision include different research ...
    • ‘I won’t be squeezed into someone else’s frame’: stories of supervisor selection 

      Harrison, Liz; McKenna, Sioux; Searle, Ruth (University of the Free State, 2010)
      English: Using a collection of stories from a group of women who belong to a PhD support group, this article tracks the issue of choosing a supervisor. These women are all academics and therefore had some claim to an ...
    • Cultivating a scholarly community of practice 

      Lotz-Sisitka, Heila; Ellery, Karen; Olvitt, Lausanne; Schudel, Ingrid; O’Donoghue, Rob (University of the Free State, 2010)
      English: In the field of Environment and Sustainability Education we are seeking ways of developing our teaching and supervision practices to enable social changes in a rapidly transforming field of practice where global ...
    • Postgraduate research supervision: more at stake than research training 

      Bitzer, Eli (University of the Free State, 2010)
      English: Is research training of students the key responsibility of postgraduate supervisors? While many academics would agree, supervisory roles might involve more than training postgraduate students. This article argues ...
    • The ‘good enough’ doctorate: doctoral learning journeys 

      Wisker, Gina (University of the Free State, 2010)
      English: In the context of growing postgraduate numbers, this article focuses on key questions concerning the quality and nature of the PhD by questioning how one can identify what constitutes a “good enough PhD”. Building ...
    • When the teacher becomes the student: the acquisition of academic literacy revisited 

      Van Schalkwyk, Susan (University of the Free State, 2010)
      English: The idea of successful postgraduate studies representing “a rite of passage” into the academic community is not new. Entry into the community is facilitated by immersion in the discipline. In my doctoral studies, ...