Working One-to-One with Students: Supervising, Coaching, Mentoring, and Personal Tutoring

1st Edition

Gina Wisker, Kate Exley, Maria Antoniou, Pauline Ridley

Published July 1, 2007
Textbook - 214 Pages
ISBN 9780415365314 - CAT# RU65317
Series: Key Guides for Effective Teaching in Higher Education

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Working One-to-One with Students is written for Higher Education academics, adjuncts, teaching assistants and research students who are looking for guidance inside and outside the classroom. This book is a jargon-free, practical guide to improving one-to-one teaching, covering a wide range of teaching contexts, including mentoring students and staff, supervising dissertations and how to approach informal meetings outside of lectures.

Written in an engaging, accessible style and grounded in experience, this book offers a combination of practical advice backed by relevant learning theory. Featuring a wealth of case studies and useful resources, the book covers areas including:

  • Supporting students
  • Encouraging independent learning
  • Mentoring coaching and personal tutoring
  • Developing peer groups and buddying programs
  • Dealing with diversity, difficult students and ethical dilemmas
  • supervising the undergraduate dissertation

Supervising postgraduates in the arts, social sciences and sciences.

This book is a short, snappy, practical guide that covers this key element of a lecturer’s work. In the spirit of the series (KEY GUIDES FOR EFFECTIVE TEACHING in HIGHER EDUCATION) this book covers relevant theory that effectively informs practice.


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