Student Advisors' Perspectives on Training Requirements for Digitisation Challenges

Mamdouh Helali
2020 Humanities and Management Sciences - Scientific Journal of King Faisal University  
The student advisor plays an important role in the success of the educational process. The assessment of their training requirements includes a foundational element for efficiently accomplishing their academic duties. Training requirements fluctuate with worldwide change, particularly changes that create digitisation challenges. The efficiency of student advisors depends on their technical and personal skills, which require upgrading to remain current. This study's aim is to determine and
more » ... determine and prioritise the most important ongoing training requirements of student advisors in the schools of Eastern Province, Saudi Arabia, when faced with digitisation challenges, based on their personal perspectives and gender. Using the descriptive method and a questionnaire applied on a sample of 93 male and female advisors, the study concludes the most important technical training requirements are online case discussions with experts, online advising mechanisms, organised scientific case descriptions, and case analyses in light of digitisation challenges. The most important personal requirements are good online listening skills, good online dialogue skills, organised online advising sessions, and proficiency in using social media. The priority training requirements differ between males and females. ‫مسعد‬ ‫ممدوح‬ ‫أ‬ ‫هاللي‬ ‫حمد‬ ( . 2020 .) ‫نظرهم‬ ‫وجهة‬ ‫من‬ ‫الرقمنة‬ ‫تحديات‬ ‫ضوء‬ ‫في‬ ‫الطالبيين‬ ‫للمرشدين‬ ‫التدريبية‬ ‫االحتياجات‬ . ‫واإلدارية،‬ ‫اإلنسانية‬ ‫العلوم‬ ‫فرع‬ ‫فيصل،‬ ‫امللك‬ ‫لجامعة‬ ‫العلمية‬ ‫املجلة‬ ( ‫املجلد‬ ‫نشر‬ ‫إلكتروني‬ ( ‫العدد‬ ،) ‫إلكتروني‬ ‫نشر‬ ) Mamdouh Mosaad Ahmed Helali. (2020). Training Needs for Student Advisors from their perspective in the light of igitization Challenges. The Scientific Journal of King Faisal University. Humanities and Management Sciences, Volume (Online), Issue (Online) ‫مسعد‬ ‫ممدوح‬ ‫أ‬ ‫هاللي‬ ‫حمد‬ ( . 2020 .) ‫نظرهم‬ ‫وجهة‬ ‫من‬ ‫الرقمنة‬ ‫تحديات‬ ‫ضوء‬ ‫في‬ ‫الطالبيين‬ ‫للمرشدين‬ ‫التدريبية‬ ‫االحتياجات‬ . ‫واإلدارية،‬ ‫اإلنسانية‬ ‫العلوم‬ ‫فرع‬ ‫فيصل،‬ ‫امللك‬ ‫لجامعة‬ ‫العلمية‬ ‫املجلة‬ ( ‫املجلد‬ ‫نشر‬ ‫إلكتروني‬ ( ‫العدد‬ ،) ‫إلكتروني‬ ‫نشر‬ ) Mamdouh Mosaad Ahmed Helali. (2020). Training Needs for Student Advisors from their perspective in the light of igitization Challenges.
doi:10.37575/h/edu/0012 fatcat:6px2bqjslvcuni66ul5ek4vnza