As nouns the difference between overview and supervision
is that overview
is a brief summary, as of a book or a presentation while supervision
As a verb overview
is to engage in an overview; to provide a brief summary.
To engage in an overview; to provide a brief summary.
* 1976 , Elizabeth A. Freidheim, Sociological Theory in Research Practice [http://books.google.com/books?id=mtHEnnMKh3gC], ISBN 0870730150, page 313:
- Gouldner, on the other hand, overviewed all of sociology as it exists in the Western world today, using Talcott Parsons as a "representative" example of its dominant mode of thought.
The act or instance of supervising.
- Under his parents supervision he drilled the holes in the wood.
- Do not attempt this without adequate supervision .