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An academic perspective on research and being a researcher: an integration of the literature

Akerlind, Gerlese L


This article provides an integrative review of the developing body of literature investigating academics' ways of understanding research. The resulting review highlights implicit variation between different studies in the focus they have taken to addressing this research question, varyingly emphasising academics' research intentions, questions, processes and/or outcomes. It is suggested that these four foci represent different dimensions of academics' understandings of the nature of research....[Show more]

CollectionsANU Research Publications
Date published: 2008
Type: Journal article
Source: Studies in Higher Education
DOI: 10.1080/03075070701794775


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