What is in a recommendation?: a perspective from work-based doctorates

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Author: Gibbs, Paul; Maguire, Kate

Abstract:

This paper is about writing effective recommendations for action based on inquiries, evidence or arguments that have the purpose of effecting change. The importance of the topic for higher education is evident in the increasing accountability being asked of research from within institutions, in other words, research which provides evidenced-based conclusions but which need compelling recommendations for them to be acted upon. These recommendations might be for individuals or organisations and can range from the personal to the collective through a range of approaches and settings or...  [+] Show more

Subjects: Higher education; Research; Outcomes; Workforce development

Keywords: Recommendations; Work based learning

Published: Abingdon, England: Taylor and Francis, 2012

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Journal volume: 17

Journal number: 4

Journal date: December 2012

Pages: pp. 471-481

ISSN: 1359-6748, 1747-5112 (online)

Resource type: Article

Peer reviewed: Yes

Call number: TD/TNC 111.79

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