Delivering Inspiring Doctoral Assessment
- Pam Denicolo - Consultant on Doctoral Education and Training
- Dawn Duke - University of Surrey, UK
- Julie Reeves - University of Southampton, UK
Success in Research
This book provides academics, trainers and supervisors worldwide the tools to effectively support doctoral students in the assessment process. Its multidisciplinary approach makes it a uniquely useful manual for the examination of works from conception to completion, and dissemination – in both formative and summative assessments. It gives clear guidance on:
· How assessment is structured and conducted,
· Activities and questions for the supervision of vivas and public debates,
· How to manage assessment outcomes.
This book equips early career assessors to effectively perform their duties and supportive roles, and is a valuable resource for doctoral students seeking insight into the rationale behind the ways in which their preparation is structured and delivered.
This engaging and inclusive book provides supervisors and examiners with a complete guide to assessment in the doctoral process. Anyone who is supervising or examining a PhD will benefit greatly from its wisdom and candour.
This is a must-read book for new and experienced supervisors and examiners alike. Not only is it full of excellent advice and practical tips, but it stimulates reflection of practice through probing questions. The powerful voice of doctoral researchers remind us of what a privilege and responsibility it is to be part of the doctoral journey – this book will help us travel it well.