Supervision Blog2023-02-25T21:10:38-07:00

Supervision Blog

Supervision Blog

A Canadian blog about research on quality graduate supervision and topics and issues in graduate education.

A Framework To Support More Holistic Supervision and Guide Professional Learning and Development

This is a guest post by Dr. Lorelli Nowell, an Assistant Professor and Teaching Scholar at the University of Calgary. Dr. Nowell was recently awarded a University of Calgary Teaching Award for her Educational Leadership and a Canadian Nurses Association Order of Merit for Nursing Education. She was invited

February 23rd, 2023|Categories: Mentoring for Diverse Careers, Professional Learning, Supervisory Development|

Why Does Effective Supervision Matter for Student Success?

In this post, I explore why it is important to evaluate the quality of graduate education through the perspectives and experiences of students. Graduate students can provide insights on practices and feedback on lived experiences that support their success and satisfaction. Graduate students are an important source of information

The Design and Evaluation of Online Faculty Development for Effective Graduate Supervision

Published in @OTESSAjournal, this paper by @dmichelej @HawazenR @lisamptaylor #LesBairstow @verenanz reports on the design, development, implementation, & evaluation of the Quality Graduate Supervision MOOC #QGSMOOC in Winter 2020 at @UCalgary via the perspectives & voices of graduate supervisors. Tenure track academic faculty balance many diverse roles & responsibilities

September 29th, 2022|Categories: Professional Learning, Supervisory Development|

Reflections on Becoming an Effective Supervisor and Growing a Supervision Practice

This post enlivens some contributions to the SupervisingPhDs Tweet chat lead by @kayguccione at the University of Glasgow in April 2022. The #superUofG tweet chat connected supervisors at all levels of experience from across disciplines and from multiple institutions to share their insights on supervision and to engage with

September 29th, 2022|Categories: Doctoral Supervision, Online Supervision, Relationship Building, Supervisory Development|

The Supervision Blog is edited by Dr. Michele Jacobsen (@dmichelej), Professor in Learning Sciences, University of Calgary.  Michele is known for her work in quality graduate supervision and peer mentoring. Michele is leading a research and development project, the Quality Graduate Supervision MOOC. Michele is Co-Editor of The Open/Technology in Education, Society, and Scholarship Association (OTESSA) Journal. And she has recently co-edited a book published by CATE, Online Learning and Teaching from Kindergarten to Graduate School. Michele is currently on the Board, Canadian Association for Graduate Studies (@CAGS_OTTAWA). Contact Michele if you want to write a guest post for the Supervision Blog.

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