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From knowledge acquisition to knowledge production: issues with Australian honours curricula

Manathunga, Catherine; Kiley, Margaret; Boud, David; Cantwell, Robert


Although there have been increasing attempts to involve undergraduate students in conducting research, a pivotal moment when students engage in knowledge production is during honours programmes. Honours programmes, particularly those in Australia, seek to develop students' capacity to engage in higher order thinking that may lead to knowledge production. This transition is facilitated through advanced disciplinary knowledge, research training and a research project. However, there is a...[Show more]

CollectionsANU Research Publications
Date published: 2011
Type: Journal article
Source: Teaching in Higher Education
DOI: 10.1080/13562517.2011.590981


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