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Institutionalizing Doctoral Writing Practices: Collaborative Work with Academic Support Services (3/5)

Most universities offer a range of academic support services. These usually include undergraduate workshops and individual and group tutorial assistance. Together with study skills, academic writing is a major concern for those who work in such centres. In recent times, these services have begun to support doctoral students as well. Increasing…
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DEALING WITH STUDENT-SUPERVISOR PROBLEMS

INTRODUCTION Not all relationships work out as planned. Considering the stress graduate students experience and the amount of time it takes for some to complete a thesis, it is not surprising that some student-supervisor relationships deteriorate. Relationships break down for a number of reasons though supervisors and students disagree on the…
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