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E-mentoring Doctoral Dissertations: Challenges, Strategies, and Institutional Support

Mon, Oct 16, 9:00 to 9:50am EDT (9:00 to 9:50am EDT), Doubletree Main Conference Center - Seminole, Sun & Surf IV

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Prior research has highlighted the importance of practices of dissertation chairs to doctoral candidates’ progress and completion of doctoral dissertations in the online environment. In this study, fifty-three faculty completed an open-ended survey regarding the strategies, and institutional support that they found most helpful in the e-mentoring of doctoral dissertations. Strategies related to communications, research process, student support, and institutional support that were most helpful will be discussed.