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Universities today are the homes of research into almost every subject save one – themselves. There are few fields of soci...
 
 
6,165,027 2,330,739 2,629,318 1,204,970 Grand Total 45,263 36,000   9,263 VLF/VSF 153,000 67,000 39,000 47,000 Thuthuka 27...
Contributions to … <ul><li>CHED’s own professional development </li></ul><ul><li>Fields of specialization  </li></ul><ul><...
CHED’s professional development   20 No. Phd’s  (WIP) 49% 18% % of academic staff with Phd’s 3 No. Masters (WIP) 33 11 No....
Fields of specialization <ul><li>Higher Education Studies </li></ul><ul><li>Adult Learning </li></ul><ul><li>Science Educa...
Student access Student dev Curriculum dev Literacies  Staff dev Policy  Admissions & placement testing  Benchmark Testing ...
Where to from here? <ul><li>Post-Phd…  </li></ul><ul><li>Creative tensions – building fields & developing institutions and...
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CHED Research Day Introduction

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Introduction to the event and theme:What we do know and what difference has this research made at institutional and national level?

Presented by: A/Prof/ Suellen Shay and Dr. Jeff Jawitz

Published in: Education, Technology
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CHED Research Day Introduction

  1. 1. Universities today are the homes of research into almost every subject save one – themselves. There are few fields of social science in which painstaking investigation is more necessary and less often pursued. Lord James of Rushholme 1965 quoted in Maton 2004 CHED Research Day celebrating 10 years in CHED What do we know and what difference does it make? *****************************************************************************
  2. 4. 6,165,027 2,330,739 2,629,318 1,204,970 Grand Total 45,263 36,000   9,263 VLF/VSF 153,000 67,000 39,000 47,000 Thuthuka 273,920   97,532 176,388 Start-Up 10,000   10,000   Short Visit 213,600 75,000 89,100 49,500 S & R Leave 11,465 4,302 3,852 3,311 Page Costs 20,400 20,400     Miscellaneous URC 197,520   103,914 93,606 Emerging Researcher 341,480 60,000 166,625 114,855 Conference Travel 67,558 67,558     Carnegie Develop 301,933 80,328 126,694 94,911 Block Grant 40,000   40,000   Rating Award 4,488,888 1,920,151 1,952,601 616,137 NRF Grand Total 2009 2008 2007 NRF and URC Awards
  3. 5. Contributions to … <ul><li>CHED’s own professional development </li></ul><ul><li>Fields of specialization </li></ul><ul><li>Institutional and national development </li></ul>
  4. 6. CHED’s professional development 20 No. Phd’s (WIP) 49% 18% % of academic staff with Phd’s 3 No. Masters (WIP) 33 11 No. of Phds 68 60 No. of academic staff 2008 2000
  5. 7. Fields of specialization <ul><li>Higher Education Studies </li></ul><ul><li>Adult Learning </li></ul><ul><li>Science Education </li></ul><ul><li>Language studies </li></ul><ul><li>Engineering Education </li></ul><ul><li>Health Science Education </li></ul><ul><li>Information Management & ICT’s </li></ul><ul><li>Studies in Higher Education </li></ul><ul><li>Teaching in Higher Education </li></ul><ul><li>South African Journal of Higher Ed </li></ul>British Journal of Ed Tech Computers & Education South African Computer Journal Medical Teacher Education for Primary Care Language in Education Journal of Applied Linguistics Southern African J of English Studies European Journal of Physics International J of Science Ed SA Journal of Libraries & Info Science Elec Journal of Knowledge Management International J of Eng Ed Journal of Education South African Labour Bulletin
  6. 8. Student access Student dev Curriculum dev Literacies Staff dev Policy Admissions & placement testing Benchmark Testing RPL Extended programmes Factors affecting throughput New Academic Practitioners’ Programme Tutor development Policies: EdTech, Multilingualism, Assessment, Quality Dev, Service Learning Institutional and National Development Academic literacy and numeracy across the curriculum e.g. ‘new’ curriculum in HS, Physics report Writing, innovative teaching through ICT’s
  7. 9. Where to from here? <ul><li>Post-Phd… </li></ul><ul><li>Creative tensions – building fields & developing institutions and national systems </li></ul><ul><li>Review our strategic plan </li></ul><ul><li>Professionalizing research operations </li></ul><ul><li>Communicating our research </li></ul>

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