I initially developed a format for the thesis and commenced the task of writing up the study, based on the accepted sequence, and academic norm, of literature review, methodology, research design, findings and conclusions.
However, the cyclical and evolving nature of action research meant that new areas of literature were constantly added to the research process, new data kept on being generated, and new meanings and additional lines of inquiry were regularly suggested.
It has also supported ongoing professional discussions between tutors and students.
The purpose of this blog is to report the different learning experiences in studies about an Open Ph D focused on open learning.
Formal rsearch is a form of generalizable knowledge published in acadmic journals.