Yes, this course is designed to act like a dissertation-supervisor-in-print
(DSIP). Does this mean that you will be driven out of job (ÏÂ¸Ú)?
No! You have the following indispensable duties to fulfill:
Meet your students
at least twice in the twelve weeks, preferably at Week 2 and Week
9, that is, when your students are at Stage 2, and Stage 5 of their
Act as an information
provider, that is, help your students with their references if necessary.
Act as a counselor,
that is, give your students your professional advice when they find
themselves in difficulty.
Act as a progress
monitor, that is, you should make yourself constantly well-informed
of your students' project progress. Make both your office phone
and home phone accessible to them.
Act as an assessor,
that is, assess your students' progress stage by stage, to make
sure their work lives up to the standards.
As a way to help you fulfill your last duty, we have prepared,
for each stage of the project, an assessment checklist. You can
use this checklist as a yardstick to mark your students' work.