Institutt for pedagogikk

Doctoral supervision seminar Solstrand Hotel

October 25th 2017, Solstrand Hotel PROGRAM

09.00 - 09.05

Opening by:
Professor Oddrun Samdal, Vice-Rector for education, University of Bergen

09.05 - 09.30

Professor Rune Johan Krumsvik
The "silent revolution" within doctoral education and the pedagogy of doctoral supervision

09.30 – 10.30

Dr. Anne Lee, Professor Sally Barnes and Dr. Kate Whittington
Supervisor development: what is needed, where is it going?

Professor Sally Barnes is Professor of Doctoral Education in the School of Education at the University of Bristol. She is the Faculty Education Director for Social Sciences and Law and Director of the ESRC funded Southwest Doctoral Training Partnership. She has many years of experiences supervising doctoral students and working with supervisors, including at the University of Bergen.

Dr Kate Whittington is a Senior Teaching Fellow at the University of Bristol. She has been Graduate Education Director for the Faculty of Health Sciences for five years with responsibility for over 300 postgraduate research students. Kate is currently Chair of the University’s PGR Review Group that monitors, reviews and updates the regulations and code of practice for research degrees.

Dr Anne Lee is an Associate Professor at the University of Stavanger, Research Fellow at the University of Bristol and author of ‘Successful Research Supervision’, Anne is frequently invited to speak at conferences and workshops in the UK, Scandinavia and mainland Europe about her work on research supervision. She is an evaluator for the Erasmus project on the modern doctorate (Superprofdoc.eu). See more at www.drannelee.wordpress.com

10.30 - 10.45Coffee break with fruit and sandwiches
10.45 - 11.15

Professor Roger Saljö
Preliminary title: Experiences from doctoral education and supervision in Sweden

Professor Roger Säljö is Professor of education and psychology of education at Göteborg University. He is the Director of LinCS – The Linnaeus Centre for Research on Learning, Interaction and Mediated Communication in Contemporary Society – a national centre of excellence in research funded by the Swedish Research Council (2006-cont.). He has served as Dean of faculty at Linkoping University, as Vice-Rector at Göteborg University and as member of many Scandinavian funding agencies. He served as the President of the European Association for Research on Learning and Instruction (EARLI) between 2005 and 2007. Dr. Säljö has supervised 50 Ph. D. students to their degrees in different faculties. He is the member of the editorial board of about 15 international journals, including Culture & Psychology (Sage), Journal of Applied Linguistics, Instructional Science (Elsevier), International Journal of Educational Research, and Learning and Instruction (Elsevier). He served as an editor of Learning and Instruction for six years. Dr. Säljö has also received various awards including The Sweden-American Foundation Scholarship for Advanced Studies in The United States, 1988, the EARLI Oeuvre Award for scientific contributions to the field of learning and instruction, 1999. In 2006 he was awarded the distinction of Finland Distinguished Professor.

11.15 - 12.30

Workshops 1

Workshop 1

Preliminary title: Supervisor development: what is needed, where is it going?
Introduction by Professor Sally Barnes, dr. Kate Whittington and Dr. Anne Lee
Chair: Rune Johan Krumsvik

Workshop 2

Preliminary title: Doctoral education and supervision in the Nordic countries.
Introduction by Professor Roger Saljö
Chair: Tine Nordgreen

12.30 - 13.15Lunch
13.15 - 15.15

Workshops 2

Workshop 3

Doctoral supervision and transferable skills.
Introduction by: Professor Kenneth Hugdahl, University of Bergen

Workshop 4

New regulations of doctoral education and supervision.
Introduction by: Professor Rune Johan Krumsvik, University of Bergen

Workshop 5

Psycho-social aspects of doctoral supervision.
Introduction by: Associate professor Camilla Løvvik, University of Bergen

15.15 - 16.00

Panel discussion with the keynotes, PhD-candidate and others.

16.00Closing of the seminar
19.00Aperitif and dinner at Solstrand Hotel