Application Deadline: 15th August 2016
Start Date: 26th September 2016
Eligibility: UK, EU International
Duration of award: 1 year full time
Supervisors: Dr Madeline Fisher
Dr Madeline Fisher’s engagement in robust research will help to define and develop Cranfield’s Signature Andragogy in support of our Education and Research Strategies to enhance our student experience.
This studentship will include a full scholarship of up to full UK/EU fees, and includes some funding for living expenses or other costs.
Cranfield University specialises in applied research which shapes our teaching and is converted into practical application of knowledge in Management and Technology. We have a unique Masters by Research in Leadership and Management opportunity for someone to develop the distinctive scholarship of post-graduate, post-experience learning in adults.
The lack of current research in this emerging field offers exciting opportunities for ground-breaking research, and early indications are that motivations, knowledge acquisition and application are very different from standard pedagogies based on child learners. If so, your research has the potential to transform university education.
You may already be working in education or be considering a role in academia; you might be a managerial or learning-related role in industry. Either way, you are interested in management, motivation, leadership and learning. This is not a teaching post, although if that is part of your planned career path opportunities to gain academic experience may be available to the right candidate.
Working in the Centre for Andragogy and Academic Skills, your research will push forward the boundaries of our understanding about how adults learn; your results will demonstrate how to maximise learning and could be published in scholarly journals as well as influencing the learning and teaching practices in higher education.
Applicants should have a first or upper second class UK honors degree or equivalent.
Please see website for full English language requirements
How to apply:
For further information please contact: Dr Madeline Fisher [email protected]
If you are eligible to apply for this research studentship, please complete the online application form
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Centre for Andragogy and Academic Skills