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Postgraduate students’ suggestions on how their experiences could be improved

Dorovolomo, Jeremy and Rafiq, Loriza Z. and Nabobo-Baba, Unaisi (2021) Postgraduate students’ suggestions on how their experiences could be improved. Directions: Journal of Educational Studies, 35 (2). pp. 37-48. ISSN 1011-5846

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This study utilized the Nominal Group Technique (NGT) to solicit consensus from seven thesis writing postgraduate students at a university in the Pacific Islands on ways they feel could enhance their experiences at the Faculty they belong. This study found that besides writing and pursuing their thesis, candidates suggest being part of collaborative research projects with academics. Another finding relates to having peer groups formed to provide an avenue for support and mentoring among thesis writing candidates. These have implications for promoting thesis candidates into staff student and student-student collaborative efforts and ultimately being socialized into a vibrant research culture, within the university, region and beyond.

Item Type: Journal Article
Subjects: L Education > L Education (General)
Divisions: School of Pacific Arts, Communication and Education (SPACE)
Depositing User: Ms Shalni Sanjana
Date Deposited: 22 Dec 2021 23:12
Last Modified: 28 Mar 2022 00:24

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