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Title Theory and method in higher education research / edited by Jeroen Huisman, Malcolm Tight
Published Bradford : Emerald Group Publishing Limited, 2013
Table of Contents
 List Of Contributorsvii
 Editorial Introductionix
 Comparative Research In Higher Education Studies: Considering The Different Levels Of Comparison And Emerging Methodological Challenges / Lorenza Antonucci1
 Policy Research In Higher Education: Theories And Methods For Globalising Times / Lesley Vidovich21
 The Critical Higher Education Policy Discourse Analysis Framework / David Hyatt41
 Critical Discourse Analysis And Higher Education Research / Karen Smith61
 Discourse Analysis In Higher Education Research / Antonio Magalhaes81
 Tracking Experience Over Time: Epistemological Issues And Methodological Challenges / Gill Turner97
 Identity As A Theoretical Construct In Research About Academic Careers / Vicki Baker115
 Addressing Challenges Of Conducting Quality Mixed Methods Studies In Higher Education / Sylvia Hurtado133
 Methods On The Margins? Queer Theory As Method In Higher Education Research / Chris Mcallister155
 Within/Against: Feminist Theory As Praxis In Higher Education Research / Jill Blackmore175
 Visualising Knowledge Structures To Highlight The Articulation Between Theory And Method In Higher Education Research / Ian M. Kinchin199
 Using Structural Equation Modelling To Understand Predictors Of Undergraduate Students' Academic Performance / Jesus De La Fuente219
 Phenomenography: From Critical Aspects To Knowledge Claim / Ake Ingerman243
 An Application Of Variation Theory Of Learning In Higher Education / Airi Rovio-Johansson261
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Description 1 online resource (292 pages)
Series International Perspectives on Higher Education Research ; v. 9
International perspectives on higher education research ; v. 9
Contents Front cover; theory and method in higher education research; copyright page; contents; list of contributors; editorial introduction; comparative research in higher education studies: considering the different levels of comparison and emerging methodological challenges; introduction; the theoretical background of comparative research in higher education; the methodological challenges of conducting comparative studies in higher education; conclusion; references; policy research in higher education: theories and methods for globalising times; introduction
Changing policyscapes: repositioning higher education and re-conceptualising 'policy' in a global knowledge erahybridising theoretical foundations?; an evolving 'policy trajectory' approach; policy network theory and methods; conclusion; references; the critical higher education policy discourse analysis framework; introduction; insights from the literature; the critical policy discourse analysis frame; contextualisation of policy; deconstructing policy; concluding thoughts; references; critical discourse analysis and higher education research; introduction
Critical discourse analysis -- an overviewcritical discourse analysis in practice; concluding remarks and recommendations for future work; references; discourse analysis in higher education research; introduction; why can discourse analysis be relevant to higher education research?; a two-phase model of discourse analysis: contributions for the construction of a methodological device; conclusions: from shipyard to sailing; references; tracking experience over time: epistemological issues and methodological challenges; context: the study; epistemological framework: how narrative frames our work
Methodology: aligning conceptual frame and research designthe research-in-action: data generation and analysis strategies and tools; evolving research program: relationships among the team and with participants; ethical and epistemological strengths and challenges; conclusions; acknowledgments; references; identity as a theoretical construct in research about academic careers; identity as a theoretical construct; professional identity and the academic career; institutions, disciplines, and academic identities; reframing academic identities and understanding change
Personal identity and theacademic careergendered identities and academic careers; racial, ethnic and national identities, and academic careers; intersecting identities andacademic careers; conclusion and future directions; references; addressing challenges of conducting quality mixed methods studies in higher education; mixed methods research approach; mixed methods research and inference quality; mixed methods study example 1: exploring students' engagement and persistence in pursuing graduate degrees online using sequential quanâ‚‚!ual design
Summary Theory and Method in Higher Education Research contains contemporary contributions to international debates regarding the application and development of theory and methodology in researching higher education
Notes Mixed methods study example 2: assessment of a multilevel mixed design to study quality management in greek higher education
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references
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Subject Education, Higher -- Research -- Methodology.
Education, Higher -- Research.
Form Electronic book
Author Huisman, Jeroen.
Tight, Malcolm.
ISBN 1306064864 (ebk)
1781906831 (electronic bk.)
9781306064866 (ebk)
9781781906835 (electronic bk.)