EDUCATIONAL RESOURCES FOR POSTGRADUATE RESEARCH

for Students

the research topic
research questions/problems
qualitative versus quantitative issues
the literature review/survey ...
the research proposal
working with supervisors, advisors and tutors
time management
progress reports
originality
safety net/fallback position
creative thinking
skills and personal development
'overseas'/international students
plagiarism
the thesis/dissertation
the oral examination/viva

for Supervisors, Advisors and Tutors

problems and dilemmas
accepting v accepting applicants
long v short term planning
formality v informality
originality v conformity
control v autonomy
copy editor v guardian of standards
detachment v involvement in personal problems
culture and language
grumbles, complaints and appeals
ownership of work
limits of expertise
plagiarism and fraud
oral exam/viva
portfolios
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for Management and Training Personnel

basics for supervisor training/ enhancement
professional knowledge
professional skills
professional values
curriculum design
rewards, awards, recognition and accreditation
about Professor Pat Cryer, author and webmaster
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Pat Cryer's book for research students
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