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dc.contributor.authorAdedokun, Theophilusen_US
dc.contributor.authorOyetunde-Joshua, Funshoen_US
dc.date.accessioned2024-02-28T09:54:25Z-
dc.date.available2024-02-28T09:54:25Z-
dc.date.issued2024-02-23-
dc.identifier.citationAdedokun, T. and Oyetunde-Joshua, F. 2024. Navigating the academic odyssey: exploring the role of supervisors in supporting postgraduate students. Journal of Culture and Values in Education. 7(1): 1-18 (18). doi:10.46303/jcve.2024.1en_US
dc.identifier.issn2590-342X-
dc.identifier.issn2590-342X (Online)-
dc.identifier.urihttps://hdl.handle.net/10321/5152-
dc.description.abstractPostgraduate supervision entails an intensive, one-on-one academic relationship between the supervisor and student. Through this relationship, the supervisor facilitates the student's scholarly development. This study investigates supervisors' roles in supporting postgraduate students from the students’ perspective. This study through in-depth semi-structured interviews with 12 doctoral and masters students at two universities seeks to investigate how postgraduate students perceive and undergo guidance from their supervisors. The factors analyzed include the role of networking and motivational supports provided by supervisors during postgraduate students’ research journey. This study explores the ways supervisors provide career mentoring and networking to prepare students for postgraduate careers, and how they inspire and emotionally assist students through inherent research challenges. The findings identify strengths in supervisory support and areas needing enhancement. The findings indicate that many students desire more hands-on help with methodology and writing and career mentoring emerges as an area where postgraduate support falls short of expectations. The study recommends that supervisor trainings be provided for supervisors and intending ones, and such trainings should be focused on writing guidance, networking, advising and motivation. By implementing such programs, universities can empower supervisors to optimally assist students, thereby enhancing experiences and outcomes.en_US
dc.format.extent18 pen_US
dc.language.isoenen_US
dc.relation.ispartofJournal of Culture and Values in Education; Vol. 7, Issue 1en_US
dc.subjectSupervisionen_US
dc.subjectSupervisoren_US
dc.subjectPostgraduate studentsen_US
dc.subjectSupporten_US
dc.subjectMentoringen_US
dc.subjectPostgraduate journeyen_US
dc.subjectResearchen_US
dc.titleNavigating the academic odyssey: exploring the role of supervisors in supporting postgraduate studentsen_US
dc.typeArticleen_US
dc.date.updated2024-02-24T08:54:33Z-
dc.publisher.urihttps://cultureandvalues.org/index.php/JCV/en_US
dcterms.dateAccepted2024-1-12-
dc.identifier.doi10.46303/jcve.2024.1-
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