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International Journal of Educational Research

Volume 41, Number 2

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Number of articles: 5

  1. Investigating PhD thesis examination reports

    Allyson Holbrook, Sid Bourke, Terence Lovat & Kerry Dally

    There has been a slow but steady accretion of findings on doctoral assessment and examination processes over the past decade and a half. The study of Australian PhD examination reported here draws ... More

    pp. 98-120

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  2. Examining the examiners: How inexperienced examiners approach the assessment of research theses

    Margaret Kiley & Gerry Mullins

    Earlier research by Mullins and Kiley (2002) [Studies in higher education, 27(4), 369–386] reported on the processes that experienced examiners go through when they assess research theses. Since... More

    pp. 121-135

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  3. The processes and parameters of Fine Art PhD examination

    Kerry Dally, Allyson Holbrook, Anne Graham & Miranda Lawry

    The merger of art schools into academic institutions and the consequent proliferation of higher degree courses in the visual arts has created pressure for these courses to justify that their... More

    pp. 136-162

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  4. Ways of knowing and power discourse in doctoral examination

    Terence Lovat, Melissa Monfries & Kellie Morrison

    As illustrated in an earlier iteration of this study, the ‘Ways of Knowing’ thesis of Jurgen Habermas suggests that there is a consistent pattern across discipline areas by which knowledge is... More

    pp. 163-177

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  5. Predicting examiner recommendations on Ph.D. theses

    Sid Bourke, John Hattie & Lorin Anderson

    This paper investigates relationships between candidate and examiner characteristics, the texts of examiner reports on Ph.D. theses and examiner recommendations made on theses. The data were... More

    pp. 178-194

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