A cross-country study on research students' perceptions of the role of supervision and cultural knowledge in thesis development
McGinty, Suzanne Claire, Koo, Yew Lie, and Saeidi, Mahnaz (2010) A cross-country study on research students' perceptions of the role of supervision and cultural knowledge in thesis development. International Journal of Inclusive Education, 14 (5). pp. 517-531.
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This paper presents preliminary findings from a research study in Australia, Malaysia and Iran on students’ perceptions of the roles of supervisor and student in the production of their thesis and the contribution of their cultural knowledge to thesis development. The 360 respondents answered an online survey and were studying for their Masters or Doctorate degrees in universities in Malaysia, Australia and Iran. The results of the study indicate that despite some variations, most students, whether their native language was English or not, have similar ideas about the process of thesis writing, the role expected of a supervisor and themselves, and the role of cultural knowledge in thesis development.
|Item Type:||Article (Refereed Research - C1)|
|Keywords:||higher education; inclusive education; social theory|
|FoR Codes:||13 EDUCATION > 1303 Specialist Studies in Education > 130304 Educational Administration, Management and Leadership @ 100%|
|SEO Codes:||93 EDUCATION AND TRAINING > 9399 Other Education and Training > 939999 Education and Training not elsewhere classified @ 100%|
|Deposited On:||08 Mar 2010 13:56|
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