Tips to improve relationship between supervisors and students: Opinion

March 17, 2021
People supervising graduate or undergraduate students should continue to improve communication with students and to strive to learn more about how they can effectively interact with students in virtual spaces, write Memorial University Associate Professor Meghan Burchell and University of Toronto Lecturer Madeleine Mant. The authors offer 10 tips for effectively supervising students remotely, including valuing healthy working habits and organizational skills, virtual and real time management, and building trust with students. The authors explain that supervisors should also identify student skills and needs in order to provide them with opportunities, pay students for contributions, increase accessibility, and adjust expectations. University Affairs (National)