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Research knowledge transfer into teaching in the built environment

Senaratne, S., Kagioglou, Mike, Amaratunga, Dilanthi, Baldry, David, Aouad, Ghassan and Bowden, A (2005) Research knowledge transfer into teaching in the built environment. Engineering, Construction and Architectural Management, 12 (6). pp. 587-600. ISSN 0969-9988

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Abstract

Purpose – There is no automatic link between research and teaching in higher education institutions. Hence, in order to achieve a productive relationship, these two activities need to be linked through effective mechanisms. The research reported in this paper aims at identifying such strategies that are appropriate to a research-based department, in the built environment discipline.
Design/methodology/approach – The paper identifies key issues related to this challenge through a literature review, and subsequently verifies those issues through an exploratory case study.
Findings – The key finding from the study is that research-based departments are poor at
transferring their research knowledge into teaching especially at undergraduate level. Even though
there are informal strategies in existence, there is a strong need for formalising them. The paper
utilises knowledge transfer and learning literature to fully understand the process.
Originality/value – Drawing from the findings, the study develops a framework to enable the
knowledge transfer from research into teaching. The framework provides useful guidance for
research-based higher education departments in the built environment to transfer research knowledge into teaching in a formal and productive way.

Item Type: Article
Subjects: T Technology > TA Engineering (General). Civil engineering (General)
T Technology > TH Building construction
Schools: School of Art, Design and Architecture > Global Disaster Resilience Centre
School of Art, Design and Architecture
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Depositing User: Chathuranganee Jayakody
Date Deposited: 11 Jan 2017 08:55
Last Modified: 11 Jan 2017 08:55
URI: http://eprints.hud.ac.uk/id/eprint/30830

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