Title

A blind spot in higher education research? a call for the explicit use of qualitative survey validation methods

Document Type

Conference publication

Publication details

McCormack, C 2012, 'A blind spot in higher education research? a call for the explicit use of qualitative survey validation methods,' in N Brown, SM Jones & A Adams (eds), Research and development in higher education: connections in higher education: refereed papers from the 35th HERDSA Annual International Conference, Hobart, Tas., 2-5 July, HERDSA, Milperra, NSW, pp. 170-179. ISBN: 0908557892

Published version available from:

http://www.herdsa.org.au/?page_id=2885

Peer Reviewed

Peer-Reviewed

Abstract

This research paper was reviewed using a double blind peer review process that meets DIISR requirements.Two reviewers were appointed on the basis of their independence and they reviewed the full paper devoid of the authors’ names and institutions in order to ensure objectivity and anonymity. Papers were reviewed according to specified criteria, including relevance to the conference theme and sub-themes, originality, quality and presentation. Following review and acceptance, this full paper was presented at the international conference.