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Tight, Malcolm – European Journal of Higher Education, 2019
Higher education research, while a specialist and late developing field, has reached a level of maturity such that researchers have recently been endeavouring to summarize and synthesize what has been learnt. This article identifies and analyses many of the systematic reviews and meta-analyses of areas or aspects of higher education research that…
Descriptors: Meta Analysis, Higher Education, Educational Research, Research Needs
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Tight, Malcolm – European Journal of Higher Education, 2016
The idea of the research/teaching nexus has become of increasing importance in thinking about higher education over the last three decades. In essence, this idea recognizes the two key functions of higher education--teaching and research--and argues that they are, or should be, closely linked. This article explores the derivation and development…
Descriptors: Higher Education, Research, Teaching (Occupation), Foreign Countries
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Tight, Malcolm – European Journal of Higher Education, 2015
This article examines communities of practice as an example of a theory applied within higher education research. It traces its origins and meaning, reviews its application by higher education researchers and discusses the issues it raises and the critiques it has attracted. This article concludes that while, like all theoretical frameworks,…
Descriptors: Higher Education, Educational Research, Communities of Practice, Criticism