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Exposing new academics through action research?

Exposing new academics through action research?

Smith, Karen L. and Fernie, Scott (2010) Exposing new academics through action research? International Journal for Academic Development, 15 (1). pp. 85-87. ISSN 1360-144X (Print), 1470-1324 (Online) (doi:

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[Introduction:] While collaborative action research is an empowering approach to developing academic practice, it also presents a number of challenges regarding the purpose, nature and consequences of academic development. This research note raises questions and issues concerning how action research exposes new academics to the conflicts and tensions of the realpolitik of modern universities.

Item Type: Article
Uncontrolled Keywords: action research, new lecturers, educational developement
Subjects: L Education > LB Theory and practice of education > LB2300 Higher Education
Faculty / School / Research Centre / Research Group: Faculty of Education, Health & Human Sciences
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