• Postgraduate study in uncharted territory: a comparative study 

      Leibowitz, Brenda; Wisker, Gina; Lamberti, Pia (SUN MeDIA, 2016)
      INTRODUCTION: Worldwide many mid-career professionals in a variety of professional occupations now undertake PhDs (Kiley 2015). In the UK for example, the drive for post-1992 universities to be more research-active, and ...
    • Making sense of research in higher education 

      Plowright, David (AFRICAN SUN MeDIA, 2016)
      I was meeting with E about the problems that postgraduate researchers experience when carrying out their research. E was a well-respected and eminent professor from Stellenbosch University. I had known him for about four ...
    • Equity and access: a curricular perspective 

      Leibowitz, Brenda (AFRICAN SUN MeDIA, 2016)
      Introduction: This chapter is concerned with equity and access to the curriculum, which has been shown by numerous analyses of statistics, as well as experience of those of us who are concerned to improve the state of ...
    • Doctoral students' identities : does it matter 

      Leshem, Shosh (AFRICAN SUN MeDIA, 2016)
      Introduction: These excerpts depict the sentiments of doctoral students who were at different stages in their doctoral journey and shared their narratives with me. My interest in their narratives started long before ...
    • Developing doctoral research skills for workplace inquiry : using an integrated methodology 

      Plowright, David (SUN MeDIA, 2016)
      INTRODUCTION: The role of academic and scholarly research, including that undertaken for a postgraduate research degree, has changed in its emphasis. It is no longer restricted to the production of inward-looking disciplinary ...