Cross cultural perspectives on educational research

Robinson-Pant, A. (2005) Cross cultural perspectives on educational research. Open University Press. ISBN 9780335214563

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This book analyses approaches to conducting educational doctoral research from a cross-cultural perspective. The author builds on theoretical approaches from the fields of academic literacy, post-colonial theory and comparative education to analyse ethnographic data collected from and with a group of international students. Through exploring the differing perspectives of supervisors and international students on the research process the book contributes directly to current debates on the internationalisation of higher education. The book has added to the field of academic literacy through expanding the analysis of academic writing, to include research practices around data collection and in a cross-cultural context. Since publication, the findings have been presented at workshops and networks concerned with improving the quality of higher education for international students in the UK. Refereed by the series editor (Harry Torrance), the book was also reviewed informally by all those involved in the research.

Item Type: Book
Faculty \ School: Faculty of Social Sciences
Faculty of Social Sciences > School of Education and Lifelong Learning
UEA Research Groups: Faculty of Social Sciences > Research Groups > Literacy and Development Group
Depositing User: Vishal Gautam
Date Deposited: 09 Dec 2010 18:02
Last Modified: 02 Aug 2021 23:32

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