publication . Article . 2016

The research-teaching nexus from the Portuguese academics’ perspective: a qualitative case study in a school of social sciences and humanities

Sónia F. Bernardes;
Open Access
  • Published: 09 Aug 2016 Journal: Higher Education, volume 74, pages 239-258 (issn: 0018-1560, eissn: 1573-174X, Copyright policy)
  • Publisher: Springer Nature
  • Country: Portugal
Abstract
This paper reports on a study conducted as part of an action-research project—INTEGRA I&E—aiming to promote the research and teaching (R&T) nexus at the School of Social Sciences and Humanities of a Research University in Lisbon, Portugal (Instituto Universitário de Lisboa, ISCTE-IUL). This study set out to investigate a multi-informant perspective of the academics’ rhetoric (conceptions, perception of barriers/facilitators and consequences) concerning the nexus, which can be considered at different levels of the curricular and organizational structure. Focus groups were conducted with 26 professors and 8 researchers from six different disciplinary areas and, af...
Subjects
free text keywords: Research-teaching nexus, Academic staff, Levels of analysis, Content analysis, Focus groups, :Ciências Sociais::Ciências da Educação [Domínio/Área Científica]
Related Organizations
Funded by
FCT| UID/SOC/03127/2013
Project
UID/SOC/03127/2013
DINÂMIA'CET-IUL, Centre for Socioeconomic Change and Territorial Studies
  • Funder: Fundação para a Ciência e a Tecnologia, I.P. (FCT)
  • Project Code: 147301
  • Funding stream: 5876
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FCT| UID/PSI/03125/2013
Project
UID/PSI/03125/2013
Center for Research and Social Intervention
  • Funder: Fundação para a Ciência e a Tecnologia, I.P. (FCT)
  • Project Code: 147229
  • Funding stream: 5876
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