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Conquering Everest: Researching into Thin Air – A Research Journey Reflection


Terry, DR, Conquering Everest: Researching into Thin Air - A Research Journey Reflection, Conducting Research in a Changing and Challenging World, Nova Science Publishers, Thao Le and Quynh Le (ed), Hauppauge, NY, pp. 311-320. ISBN 978-1-62618-651-4 (2013) [Research Book Chapter]

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The research journey has been compared to a great river, a maze and even eating an elephant or climbing a mountain. Whatever the research journey is parallel to; there are common elements which are analogous within any comparison. The research journey is guided by fundamental principles of preparation, communication, negotiation and adaptation, while being underpinned by enthusiasm, determination and ethics to guides the process. This chapter will focus on the research journey from a personal view through the allegory of conquering Everest, which continues to aid my expedition.

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Item Type:Research Book Chapter
Keywords:Communication, doctoral studies, goal setting, preparation, research ethics, research process
Research Division:Education
Research Group:Other education
Research Field:Other education not elsewhere classified
Objective Division:Education and Training
Objective Group:Learner and learning
Objective Field:Learner and learning not elsewhere classified
UTAS Author:Terry, DR (Mr Daniel Terry)
ID Code:86150
Year Published:2013
Deposited By:UTAS Centre for Rural Health
Deposited On:2013-08-27
Last Modified:2015-02-19

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