ERIC Number: ED250977
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1984
Reference Count: 0
Higher Education Research & Development, Volume 3, Number 2, 1984.
Powell, J. P., Ed.
Seven articles on higher education and research and development in Australia are presented, along with 12 review articles. "Research into Postgraduate Education" (Ernest Rudd) reviews such topics as admission criteria, student characteristics, form and quality of instruction, and the employment market. "Postgraduate Education Towards the Year 2000--A Changed Role for the Commonwealth Postgraduate Awards Scheme" (Stephen Hill, Ron Johnston) describes a plan in Australia to promote the development of research training. "Examination of Research Theses" (Peggy Nightingale) reviews examination procedures at one university and summarizes examiners' comments on 58 theses. "Supervision of Higher Degree Students--Problem Areas and Possible Solutions" (Ingrid Moses) discusses supervision of postgraduate students. "Ph.D. Education for the Nineties" (D. R. Stranks) addresses issues regarding the doctoral degree in education. "Future Strategies for Research and Development" (Terry Hore) considers the seven research processes by Anderson and Eaton in a review of Australasian higher education research from 1940 to the present. Finally, "General Education Within Professional Education" (M. Marosszeky) discusses the general education component of professional education. (SW)
Descriptors: Doctoral Degrees, Foreign Countries, General Education, Graduate Study, Postsecondary Education, Professional Education, Research and Development, Research Projects, Research Skills, Skill Development, Student Evaluation, Supervision, Theses
Higher Education Research & Development Society of Australasia, TERC, University of New South Wales, P.O. Box 1, Kensington, Australia 2033.
Publication Type: Collected Works - Serials; Information Analyses; Opinion Papers
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: Higher Education Research and Development Society of Australasia, Sydney. (Australia).