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The Personal Tutor's Handbook

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Red Globe Press

Pages: 192
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Palgrave Study Skills

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12 September 2007

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The Personal Tutor's Handbook aims to support academic staff in their role as personal tutors. It offers an insight into staff and student experiences of a university personal tutor system through the use of case studies and...

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The Personal Tutor's Handbook aims to support academic staff in their role as personal tutors. It offers an insight into staff and student experiences of a university personal tutor system through the use of case studies and considers the impact on both students and staff, reflecting both diversity and equality.

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Written by practitioners for practitioners, especially those new to the profession; Higher Education courses leading to a SEDA (Staff and Educational Development Association) qualification
Highlights the key issues in personal tutoring and identifies ways of working within a suggested model of best practice
Case studies help illustrate a variety of issues raised by students in tutorials
Explores where the personal tutor's work ends and that of other support services begin

Acknowledgements
Foreword
Notes on contributors
PART I: BACKGROUND
Introduction
Overview of Literature
PART II: PERSONAL EXPERIENCES OF PERSONAL TUTORING
Personal Tutors' Experiences of Their Role
Students Experiences of Their Personal Tutors
PART III: STUDENT SUPPORT SERVICES
University Systems, Confidentiality, Record Keeping, Data Protection
Diversity and Equal Opportunity Issues
Sources of Support for Personal Tutors
PART IV: THOERY INTO PRACTICE
Supporting Postgraduate Students
Suggested Model of Best Practice
Practitioners Tool Kit
Postscript 
References
Index.
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LINDSEY NEVILLE is a Senior Lecturer in Community and Social Welfare in the Institute of Health, Social Care and Psychology at the University of Worcester, UK. She has qualified teaching status and is an accredited practitioner of both the British Association for Counselling and Psychotherapy and the Higher Education Academy. She is a contributor to Counselling in Different Settings (Palgrave Macmillan 2004).

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LINDSEY NEVILLE is a Senior Lecturer in Community and Social Welfare in the Institute of Health, Social Care and Psychology at the University of Worcester, UK. She has qualified teaching status and is an accredited practitioner of both the British Association for Counselling and Psychotherapy and the Higher Education Academy. She is a contributor to Counselling in Different Settings (Palgrave Macmillan 2004).

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