Undertaking research into higher education : maximising quality

Devlin, Marcia 2008, Undertaking research into higher education : maximising quality, Universiti Sains Malaysia, Penang Malaysia.

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Title Undertaking research into higher education : maximising quality
Author(s) Devlin, Marcia
Conference location Penang Malaysia
Conference dates 1 Dec. 2008
Publication date 2008
Total pages 21 slides
Publisher Universiti Sains Malaysia
Place of publication Penang Malaysia
Keyword(s) Education, Higher -- Research
Summary Research into higher education is increasingly gaining momentum. It is vitally important that the highest standards of scholarship possible are applied to each and every investigation that scholars in the field of higher education undertake. As well as being an important aim in itself, the pursuit of high quality research into higher education meets requirements for greater accountability and efficiency in the context of increased student diversity and reduced funding worldwide. The quality of higher education research is dependent on a number of factors and dimensions. These include appropriate preparatory groundwork; the formulation and use of clear research questions; the appropriate use of conceptual and theoretical framework(s); ethical research conduct; the use of relevant and appropriate methods and methodology and choosing the highest quality dissemination outlets. This seminar will discuss each of the components of high quality research.
Notes Powerpoint presentation given by Marcia Devlin as an invited speaker at Universiti Sains Malaysia. Organised by the English Studies Section, School of Humanities, USM.
Language eng
Field of Research 130103 Higher Education
Socio Economic Objective 970113 Expanding Knowledge in Education
HERDC Research category EN Other conference paper
Persistent URL http://hdl.handle.net/10536/DRO/DU:30026017

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