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Realizing Qualitative Research into Higher Education

1st Edition

Edited by Craig Prichard, Paul Trowler


236 pages

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Originally published in 2003 Realizing Qualitative Research into Higher Education, looks at how qualitative research in broad terms, confronts the question of the researcher's involvement in the production of knowledge. However, the method adopted even in highly positivist qualitative work has a history that bears on the research. This volume provides examples of engaging research work, outlining the key research process and examining the links between this and the final report.

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Part I: Student Learning in Higher Education

1. Going to University: Family Histories and Post-Secondary Credentialing, Jane McEldowney Jensen

2. Ways in Which Students Gain Access to University Discourses: The Intersection of the Academic Curriculum with Student Voices, Moragh Paxton

3. Pay as you Learn: The Effects of Part-Time Paid Employment on Academic Performance, Catherine Watts

4. University, Employability and Employment, Josep M. Masjuan and Helena Troiano

Part II: Teaching Practices in Higher Education

5. Expressive Practices in the Higher Education Classroom, Tom Phillips

6. The Marriage Analogy: Personal and Positional Relationships in PhD Supervision, Sara Delmont

7. Policy Driven Curriculum Restructuring: Academic Identities in Transition?, Rob Moore

Part III: Organizing and Managing Higher Education

8. Improving the Quality of Education: What Makes it Actually Work? A Case Study, Veerle Hulpiau and Kim Waeytens

9. Leading Change: African Conceptions of Leadership and Transformation in Higher Education in South Africa, David J. Bell

10. An Integral Part of the Local Community: Politicians’ Perspectives on the Local University, Tony Potts


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About the Series

Routledge Library Editions: Higher Education

The volumes in this set, originally published between 1964 and 2002, draw together research by leading academics in the area of higher education, and provide a rigorous examination of related key issues. The volume examines the concepts of learning, teaching, student experience and administration in relation to the higher education through the areas of business, sociology, education reforms, government, educational policy, business and religion, whilst also exploring the general principles and practices of higher education in various countries. This set will be of particular interest to students and practitioners of education, politics and sociology.

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