doctoral degree _Enhancing_Postgraduate_Environments

Deciding to do a Doctoral degree?

Advancement of research and innovations capacity is a basis upon which, sustainable socio-technological developments can be built. Increasing the number of doctoral graduates can improve...

Research Identity Conceptualization_Enhancing_Postgraduate_Environments

Research Identity and Conceptualization

This brief power point presentation with voice over explains Research Identity and Conceptualization. The presentation is segmented into three (3) lecture series. Lecture Series I...

Theory and concepts in PG research_Enhancing_Postgraduate_Environments

Theory and concepts in PG research

This narrated PowerPoint presentation discusses the role of theory and concepts in postgraduate research. It unpacks the meaning of the two terms, and how they...

Keeping a Research Journal_Enhancing_Postgraduate_Environments

Keeping a Research Journal

This narrated PowerPoint presentation discusses, briefly, the value of reflecting on a research process as it unfolds. This reflection is enabled through the researcher learning...

Keeping a Reading Journal_Enhancing_Postgraduate_Environments

Keeping a Reading Journal

This narrated PowerPoint presentation discusses the central role of reading, especially, in postgraduate research, and tackles the issue of how to keep track of what...

Crafting An Argument_Enhancing_Postgraduate_Environments

Crafting an argument

Argument! This is a word many students hear, but struggle to understand and enact in their writing. Argument are crafted, chapter by chapter and section...

Formative Feedback (For Supervisors)_Enhancing_Postgraduate_Environments

Formative feedback (for supervisors)

Feedback is a contentious topic in higher education: it’s purpose is understood as to give student writers direction and advice on developing their writing. But...