An alignment model for the research higher degree supervision process using repertory grids - reflections on application in practice in built environment research
Aranda-Mena, G and Gameson, RN 2012, 'An alignment model for the research higher degree supervision process using repertory grids - reflections on application in practice in built environment research' , Australasian Journal of Construction Economics and Building, 12 (3) , pp. 66-81.
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From PhD-doing to PhD-done is not as from A to B. This research aims to improve the understanding of the complex relationship between doctoral research and the supervisory process. The research model developed utilises repertory-grids and discussion is presented in relation to the nature of factors contributing to successful completions. The paper is argumentative in nature and provides insights to a complex process which is largely untested. A supervisory model previously presented by the authors (Aranda-Mena & Gameson, 2004) is tested in two areas: (1) the research process and (2) personality factors. The research increases common understanding of what it takes to complete a PhD, and the supervisory challenges in such a long process. It is concluded that supervision is a key factor in completing a PhD, and in developing the intellectual, analytical and research skills expected of PhD graduates. The authors call for more research, both theoretical and, in particular, empirical, in this important area.
|Uncontrolled Keywords:||Built environment, Doctorate, Research supervision.|
|Schools:||Schools > School of the Built Environment
Schools > School of the Built Environment > Centre for Built Environment Sustainability and Transformation (BEST)
|Journal or Publication Title:||Australasian Journal of Construction Economics and Building|
|Funders:||Non funded research|
|Depositing User:||Dr Rod Gameson|
|Date Deposited:||24 Feb 2013 22:58|
|Last Modified:||30 Nov 2015 23:55|
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