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The International Bibliographic Database on Higher Education (HEDBIB)

The International Bibliographic Database on Higher Education (HEDBIB) provides members with access to bibliographic information on past and current articles, reports, papers, research findings and details of books concerning higher education published from all around the globe.  It is a useful tool for an international literature search. Where freely available, links to electronic documents are provided to access full text documents. IAU Members benefit from additional services, including accessibility of abstracts and the option to e-mail search results, as well as full access to the IAU journal Higher Education Policy.

To perform your own search (available to IAU members and non-members) please go directly to the HEDBIB site. Suggested keywords: Doctoral Programmes, Doctorats, Doctoral Education, Doctoral Degrees, Quality Assurance, Internationalisation, Research, Supervisors, Educational Outcomes.

The IDEA-PhD team invites you to explore the most recent extraction, which provides a bibliography focusing on doctoral education.

IAU HEDBIB Extraction for IDEA-PhD June 2020.

YearLanguageSearch 'Developing and Managing a PhD' 

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Assuring Quality in Supervision

Powerpoint presentation given at the Second ARDE Focus Group on November 24, 2011 in Dublin, Ireland at the Irish Universities Association

2011  15  English  pdf

Institutional Source: European University Association - Council for Doctoral Education (EUA-CDE) // ARDE Project

Developing and institutional framework for supporting supervisors of research students: A practical guide

This NAIRTL publication serves as a guide for university administrators seeking to develop the supervisory skills of their staff. The guide proposes organizational tools for the development of workshops to support supervision.

2012  23  English  pdf

Institutional Source: Supervisor Support and Development, NAIRTL

Developing Effective Supervisors: Concepts of Research Supervision

Journal article written by A.M. Lee. From the South African Journal of Higher Education, Vol. 21, No. 4, pp. 680-693.

2007  14  English  pdf

Institutional Source: Anne Lee, University of Surry

Developments in postgraduate education and their implications for research supervision

Dr. Anne Lee, University of Surrey: presentation at Irish National Academy for the Integration of Research, Teaching and Learning (NAIRTL) Conference, November 2009. Development of a framework for supervision for NAIRTL.

2009  55  English  pdf

Institutional Source: Supervisor Support and Development, NAIRTL

Doctoral Supervision:are we on the right track?

Dr. Anne Lee analyses if doctoral supervision is functioing correctly. 

2013  23  English  pdf

Institutional Source: Dr. Anne Lee

Higher Degree Guide - A handbook for Master’s and Doctoral students at Rhodes University

The purpose of this Higher Degrees Guide is to provide a ready reference for Master’s and Doctoral candidates and their supervisors and also provide useful information for Honours students. It contains material which is essential reading for higher degree candidates, as well as, it is hoped, much other useful information.

2014  91  English  pdf

Institutional Source: Rhodes University

Progress Report on Research Students PhD, University of Ghana

Example of a form to be completed by graduate students and supervisors at the end of each semester

2008  Language  pdf

Institutional Source: University of Ghana

Promoting and recognising excellence in the supervision of research students: an evidence-based framework

This paper proposes two inter-dependent ideas which, considered together, help to redress this problem. The first is a ‘map’ for the collection and use of evidence of supervisory excellence. The second is a ‘template’ for a supervisory excellence report’.

2008  14  English  pdf

Institutional Source: Assessment & Evaluation in Higher Education

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