Knowledge visualisation for research design: the case of the Idea Puzzle software at the University of Auckland

Ricardo Morais, Ian Brailsford

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Resumo

This chapter presents a case of information and communication technology use in doctoral research processes. In particular, it presents the use of the Idea Puzzle software as a knowledge visualization tool for research design at the University of Auckland. The chapter begins with a review of previous contributions on knowledge visualization and research design. It then presents the Idea Puzzle software and its application at the University of Auckland. In addition, the chapter discusses the results of a large-scale survey conducted on the Idea Puzzle software in 71 higher education institutions as well as its first usability testing at the University of Auckland. The chapter concludes that the Idea Puzzle software stimulates visual integrative thinking for coherent research design in the light of Philosophy of Science.
Idioma originalEnglish
Título da publicação do anfitriãoEnhancing the role of ICT in doctoral research processes
EditoresKwong Nui Sim
EditoraIGI Global
Capítulo3
Páginas46-66
Número de páginas21
ISBN (eletrónico)9781522570660
ISBN (impresso)9781522570653
DOIs
Estado da publicaçãoPublicado - dez 2019

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