Supporting PGRs to navigate the Hidden Curriculum

By Dr Kay Guccione “The hidden curriculum in doctoral education comprises all unofficial mechanisms of learning that take place within and outwith academia. The hidden curriculum is recognised as genuine sites of learning that offer the potential to develop and support learners’ academic, personal, social and psychological needs. Whereas the starting point in the pursuit …

Personal, social and disciplinary connectors: the part-time, long-haul supervisor

Dr Jon Rainford works on the margins between academic and professional services. He currently works as a freelance researcher, part-time lecturer and works with academics to develop their use of digital pedagogy. He tweets @jonrainford I was recently asked to write a blog with my ideas for success in part-time doctoral research over on the Patter blog …