Doctoral Research: Research into PhD Examination
SORTI members who have recently published in this area: Sid Bourke, Janene Budd, Rob Cantwell, Allyson Holbrook, Margaret Kiley, Brian Paltridge Jill Scevak, Bev Simmons, Sue Starfield and Gina Wisker.
The latest publications in this area are given on this page. Publications for earlier years are archived by year. Links to these are the end of this page.
Cantwell, R. (2012). A metacognitive profile of PhD candidates: Evidence of epistemic variation. Paper to be presented at the 2012 AARE/APERA Joint international Conference as part of a symposium: ‘Thinking’ and ‘feeling’ the PhD: Findings from the metacognitive influences on success in doctoral candidature study, Sydney 2-6 Dec 2012. Presentation pdf
Cantwell, R., Scevak, J., Bourke, S., & Holbrook, A. (2012). Individual differences that affect the quality of learning in doctoral candidates. In M. Lawson & J. Kirby (Eds.). The quality of learning: Dispositions, instruction, and mental structures. New York: Cambridge University Press, ISBN 987-0521-199421-1.
Cantwell, R., Scevak, J., Bourke, S., & Holbrook, A. (2012). Identifying individual differences among doctoral candidates: A framework for understanding problematic candidature. International Journal of Educational Research. Available online 15 March 2012. http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.ijer.2012.02.001 [A*]
Simmons, B., & Holbrook, A. (accepted). From Rupture to Resonance: Uncertainty and scholarship in Fine Art research degrees. Article submitted to Arts and Humanities in Higher Education. [A]
Holbrook, A., Bourke, S., Fairbairn, H., & Lovat, T. (asccepted). The focus and substance of formative comment provided by PhD examiners. Studies in Higher Education.