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Title: Bridging the Gap between Ideas and Doing Research: Proceedings of the 3rd Annual Postgraduate Research Conference
Contributor(s): Hays, Terrence N (editor); Hussain, Rafat  (editor)
Publication Date: 2009
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Abstract: Welcome to the proceedings of the third Postgraduate Research Conference held in July 2008. The Faculty of The Professions Postgraduate Research conference is now in its third year and brings together higher degree research students from across all Schools in the Faculty including Education, Health, Medicine, Law, Business, Economics and Public Policy. The conference provides a forum for presentation and feedback on all aspects of Higher Degree Research as well access to specialised workshops and skills sessions. The conference proceedings are organised around the three key themes of the Conference. These include: The politics of doing research - papers that focus on discussing issues associated with various aspects of doing the research; Ethics; Sensitivity of data collection; Informing policy development (rural, regional, metropolitan); and International contexts. Theoretical perspectives - papers included in this theme discuss the theoretical framework that underpins the research study such as post-critical approaches (Feminist, Post-structuralist); Post modernism; critical discourse analysis; etc. Diverse methodologies - papers that present findings from the study or discuss various aspects of methodology, research design or the mechanics of data collection and analysis; Qualitative and quantitative perspectives; Analysis of data; Presentation of findings; Publishing and presentation of data; Using technology (NVivo, N*Dist).
Publication Type: Conference Publication
Conference Details: 3rd Annual Faculty of The Professions Postgraduate Research Conference: Bridging the Gap between Ideas and Doing Research, Armidale, Australia, 15th - 18th July, 2008
Source of Publication: Bridging the Gap between Ideas and Doing Research: Proceedings of the 3rd Annual Postgraduate Research Conference, p. 1-173
Publisher: University of New England
Place of Publication: Armidale, Australia
Field of Research (FOR): 139999 Education not elsewhere classified
130103 Higher Education
Socio-Economic Objective (SEO): 930199 Learner and Learning not elsewhere classified
970113 Expanding Knowledge in Education
HERDC Category Description: E4 Editorship of Scholarly Conference Proceedings
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