When academics integrate research skill development in the curriculum

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Author: Willison, John


This study considered outcomes when 27 academics explicitly developed and assessed student research skills in 28 regular (non-research methods) semester-length courses. These courses ranged from small (n = 17) to medium-large (n = 222) and included those from first year to masters in business, engineering, health science, humanities and science, across five universities in three Australian cities. The two-year study used three data sets to determine the outcomes of development and assessment initiatives: student pre- (n = 779) and post-questionnaires (n = 601), interviews with students ...  [+] Show more

Subjects: Higher education; Teaching and learning; Research; Skills and knowledge; Employment

Keywords: Curriculum; Curriculum development; Skill development; Employability

Geographic subjects: Australia; Oceania

Published: Abingdon, England: Taylor and Francis, 2012

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Journal volume: 31

Journal number: 6

Journal date: December 2012

Pages: pp. 905-919

ISSN: 0729-4360, 1469-8366 (online)

Statement of responsibility: J. W. Willison

Resource type: Article

Peer reviewed: Yes

Call number: TD/TNC 111.74

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