You and each of your supervisees are in a professional, often near-peer relationship. The characteristics of this relationship affect your job satisfaction and the educational experiences of your supervisees. The qualities, styles, and interactions can be diverse, but evidence and experience support some practices more than others.
Highlights of this subsection
- Student-supervisor relationships: the importance of mutual respect and openness
- Giving feedback: the myth of needing to offer feedback only once
- Supervisory styles: achieving a balance between selfless and selfish supervision
- Recognizing student diversity: how to be reflective and active on diversity