Using ICT to enhance the online research supervision process

Loureiro, Maria, Huet, Isabel, Baptista, Ana and Casanova, Diogo (2010) Using ICT to enhance the online research supervision process. Acta Academica, pp. 151-174. ISSN (print) 0587-2405

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Abstract

Online research supervision is a relatively new and evolving process due to changes in university at both undergraduate and postgraduate levels. New models of research supervision include different research supervisor and student roles and entail the constitution of online research communities regarding common goals. Even though the potential of Information and Communication Technologies (ICTs) for shaping the supervision processes is undeniable, literature related to this issue is still scarce. This article presents a case study about the use of ICT to enhance the online research supervision process. ICT was used for content delivery and sharing, and to facilitate the interaction between postgraduate students and a supervisor, as well as between the students. Based on the supervisor's reflections, key positive and negative factors are also systematised.

Item Type: Article
Additional Information: Published in Supplementum 1, 2010.
Research Area: Education
Faculty, School or Research Centre: Interdepartmental and Cross-Faculty Research Groups and Centres
Services and Administration
Depositing User: Diogo Casanova
Date Deposited: 03 Dec 2014 11:57
Last Modified: 19 Nov 2015 09:22
URI: http://eprints.kingston.ac.uk/id/eprint/29750

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