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Researcher-led academic development.

Kinchin, I.M., Heron, M., Hosein, A., Lygo-Baker, S., Medland, E., Morley, D. and Winstone, N., 2019. Researcher-led academic development. International Journal for Academic Development, 23 (4), 339 - 354.

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DOI: 10.1080/1360144X.2018.1520111


In this study, members of a higher education department explore their research activity and how it influences their practice as academic developers in a research-led institution. While the research activities of the team members appear diverse, they are all underpinnedbyasharedsetofprofessionalvaluestoprovideananchorfor theseactivities. Research-as-pedagogyandthe relationshipbetween the discourses of research and teaching are explored using Bernstein’s knowledge structures. The authors conclude that differences in research focus (horizontal discourse) provide dynamism acrossadepartmentandthatstabilityisprovidedthroughtheunderpinning core values inherent in the vertical discourse.

Item Type:Article
Group:Faculty of Health & Social Sciences
ID Code:33499
Deposited By: Symplectic RT2
Deposited On:06 May 2020 12:01
Last Modified:14 Mar 2022 14:20


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