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Jebreili M, Valizadeh S, Rahmani A, Ebrahimi H. Duties and performance of academic advisors from the view of students of Tabriz School of Nursing and Midwifery in 2010. jmed. 2012; 7 (2) :3-12
URL: http://jmed.ssu.ac.ir/article-1-124-en.html

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Introduction: Support , advice and guidance of students during of study are one of the most important responsibilities of universities. They are responsible to solve students' problem about this matter. Thus, this study has been designed to determine the students' view about of the Duties and Performance of Academic advisors.

Methods: This study which is a descriptive- analytical study. Is performed on 250 nursing and midwifery and operation room students selected using by census method. In order to analysis of finding, Questionnaire has been used to determine the students' view of the duties and performance of academic advisors. SPSS 1 7 software and descriptive - inferential statistic has been used to analysis of finding.

Results : The findings showed that, more than half of students were agree with academic advisors duties.

From students' view "offering advice in terms of job and education" and "assessing the current academic status of students" were as main tasks of academic advisors. "Advisor' consult with other experts about the current problems" and the "introduction of relevant units to meet the needs of students" were the weakest cases of performance of academic advisors. And performance of academic advisors was good in students’ view about 31.6 percent.

Conclusion: In this study views of students are well suited to the tasks of academic advisors. This issue indicated that, there is an appropriate potential to promote students consulting. According to the results on the performance of academic advisors need to make fundamental changes in the process of Supervisors is academic counseling

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Type of Study: Research | Subject: Medical Education
Received: 2012/09/8

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