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Research assessment: Work in progress, or 'la lutta continua'

Research assessment: Work in progress, or 'la lutta continua'

McNay, Ian (2011) Research assessment: Work in progress, or 'la lutta continua'. In: Saunders, Murray, Trowler, Paul and Bamber, Veronica, (eds.) Reconceptualising Evaluation in Higher Education: The Practice Turn. Open University Press / McGraw-Hill Education, Maidenhead, UK, pp. 51-57. ISBN 9780335241606

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Abstract

This case study deals mainly with the UK arrangements for RQA and the experiences and perceptions of a particiapant observer over nearly 20 years as an academic manager, a researcher, an assessor and an advisor. It presents a critical history of the struggle for control over the policy for informing the distribution of funds and the issues that have never been resolved in pursuit of the criteria set for the exercise, and the changing purposes it was deemed to fulfil.

Item Type: Book Section
Additional Information: [1] First published: June 2011. [2] Published as: McNay, Ian (2011) Research assessment: work in progress, or 'la lutta continua'. In: Murray Saunders, Paul Trowler and Veronica Bamber (eds.) Reconceptualising Evaluation in Higher Education: The Practice Turn. Open University Press / McGraw-Hill Education, Maidenhead, UK, pp. 51-57. ISBN 9780335241606. [3] Chapter 6, in Part One: National systemic evaluative practice: power and regulation. [4] ISSN: 9780335241606 (hbk); 9780335241613 (pbk). [5] Published in conjunction with the Society for Research into Higher Education.
Uncontrolled Keywords: research assessment, policy, history, UK, criteria
Subjects: L Education > LB Theory and practice of education > LB2300 Higher Education
Pre-2014 Departments: School of Education
School of Education > Centre for Leadership & Enterprise
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Last Modified: 14 Oct 2016 09:21
Selected for GREAT 2016: None
Selected for GREAT 2017: None
Selected for GREAT 2018: None
URI: http://gala.gre.ac.uk/id/eprint/8342

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