Applying a reverse induction process for improved definition of higher education technology-supported research projects (2012)
Scoping out the detail of a Higher Education research project can be a time-consuming and frustrating experience. The excitement of a research project is frequently stifled by the tedious process of mapping out project activities, estimating required resources and developing project schedules. Reverse induction provides a fresh approach to defining technology-supported research projects. In much the same way as new product development must be guided by an understanding of customer needs, reverse induction focuses on research outcomes before formulating research aims. Using a systematic process of backward reasoning, researchers can define a project concept in a structured and efficient manner. There is significant potential for reverse induction to deliver time and cost savings in a complex and challenging Higher Education environment.
CitationDoyle J, Farley H (2012). Applying a reverse induction process for improved definition of higher education technology-supported research projects. ASCILITE 2012 - Annual conference of the Australian Society for Computers in Tertiary Education.
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Keywordsproject management; technology; learning
ANZSRC Fields of Research39 - Education::3903 - Education systems::390303 - Higher education
46 - Information and computing sciences::4609 - Information systems::460909 - Information systems philosophy, research methods and theory
35 - Commerce, management, tourism and services::3507 - Strategy, management and organisational behaviour::350713 - Project management
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