Business Education University Supervisors’ Challenges in Fulfilling Their Supervisory Roles and Responsibilities

Authors

  • Edward Fletcher Jr. University of South Florida

Keywords:

business education, Student Teaching, Teacher Education, Triad Relationship, University Supervisor

Abstract

Background: Given university supervisors’ critical roles in preparing student teachers to become effective teachers and the knowledge they hold from past experiences, more research is needed to examine their issues and challenges in fulfilling their supervisory roles as well as in mentoring student teachers. Purpose: Thus, the purpose of this research study was to identify the top three issues and challenges business education university supervisors encounter when fulfilling their supervisory roles as well as the top three issues and challenges they face when mentoring student teachers. Method: The Delphi technique was implemented examining the perspectives of a national sample of business education university supervisors. Results: The expert panel established consensus that time issues was one of the top three dilemmas they confront in performing their supervisory duties. Conclusions and Recommendations: Accordingly, colleges and universities need to acknowledge and recognize the substantial commitment university
supervisors expend in performing their critical tasks. 

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Published

2023-06-16

How to Cite

Fletcher Jr., E. (2023). Business Education University Supervisors’ Challenges in Fulfilling Their Supervisory Roles and Responsibilities. Journal of Research In Business Education, 54(2), 1-15. https://jrbe.nbea.org/index.php/jrbe/article/view/81

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