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Developing engineering education research questions: What do they look like? How do I get one?

Fincher, Sally, Adams, Robin (2004) Developing engineering education research questions: What do they look like? How do I get one? In: Frontiers in Education. . (The full text of this publication is not currently available from this repository. You may be able to access a copy if URLs are provided)

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Abstract

A critical skill in engineering education research

is the ability to formulate “good” research questions. As

David Hilbert states, “he who seeks for methods without

having a definite problem in mind seeks for the most part

in vain”. Issues researchers need to consider in

formulating research questions include: what is the nature

of the phenomenon, will this study have implications for

theory or practice, and who is the audience for this

research. A good research question will be timely, focused,

generative, and align with disciplinary research design

principles.

Item Type: Conference or workshop item (Paper)
Subjects: Q Science > QA Mathematics (inc Computing science) > QA 76 Software, computer programming,
Divisions: Faculties > Sciences > School of Computing > Computing Education Group
Depositing User: Mark Wheadon
Date Deposited: 24 Nov 2008 18:01 UTC
Last Modified: 01 Aug 2019 10:31 UTC
Resource URI: https://kar.kent.ac.uk/id/eprint/14067 (The current URI for this page, for reference purposes)
Fincher, Sally: https://orcid.org/0000-0001-7347-108X
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