Supervisor Performance and Thesis Development in Postgraduate Students

Sussy Bayona-Oré

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Abstract

The environment of postgraduate studies has many challenges and pressures that affect the relationship between supervisor and supervised during the thesis development. A factor that helps a student to successfully complete the thesis is the supervisor's presence in the thesis development process. The postgraduate students follow courses aimed at developing thesis, has completed all postgraduate requirements, however they do not culminate thesis. The purpose of this article is determine the relationship between the supervisor's performance and thesis development according the students perceptions. A survey of 51 students on supervision shows that there is a positive correlation between the supervisor's performance and thesis development. Statistically, the results demonstrate that cognitive skills, personal conditions and function role of supervisor positively correlate with thesis development.

Original languageEnglish
Title of host publicationICIEI 2018 - Proceedings of 2018 the 3rd International Conference on Information and Education Innovations
PublisherAssociation for Computing Machinery
Pages109-113
Number of pages5
ISBN (Electronic)9781450364409
DOIs
StatePublished - 30 Jun 2018
Externally publishedYes
Event3rd International Conference on Information and Education Innovations, ICIEI 2018 - London, United Kingdom
Duration: 30 Jun 20182 Jul 2018

Publication series

NameACM International Conference Proceeding Series

Conference

Conference3rd International Conference on Information and Education Innovations, ICIEI 2018
CountryUnited Kingdom
CityLondon
Period30/06/182/07/18

Bibliographical note

Publisher Copyright:
© 2018 ACM.

Copyright:
Copyright 2018 Elsevier B.V., All rights reserved.

Keywords

  • Information technology
  • Perception
  • Supervisor performance
  • Thesis

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