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How “threshold concepts” afford understanding of problematic ideas
In this Teaching & Learning Research Initiative (TLRI) funded project researchers will work with tertiary lecturers in electronics engineering, doctoral research and writing, management communication, and English to identify threshold concepts in and across disciplines...more

Researchers' reflections on the adequacy of their research training
This study is an ongoing collaboration with Prof. Kathy Green, an advanced research methods specialist at the University of Denver College of Education and Assoc. Prof. Lise Claiborne of the University of Waikato Faculty of Education. The project explores doctoral graduates' and professional researchers' views of the adequacy of their preparation for undertaking research...more

Enhancing ethical practice in doctoral thesis supervision
This study was the result of a collaborative research project involving experienced doctoral supervisors from Massey, Victoria and Waikato Universities. The research explored the complex ethical challenges facing students and staff who work together on doctoral research projects...more

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