Supervision Tracking: Improving the student and staff experience for projects and dissertations


  • Ray Stoneham University of Greenwich
  • Aliyah Essop University of Greenwich



Management of Learning, Projects, Dissertations


An Supervision tracking system used for the management of projects is described and evaluated.  A proposed enhanced version with applicability accross a university, and for disserations as well as projects, is presented.  The benefits of the current and proposed systems are articulated.

Author Biographies

Ray Stoneham, University of Greenwich

Principal LecturerSchool of Computing and Mathematical Sciences

Aliyah Essop, University of Greenwich

LecturerSystems Engineering


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