https://www.mdu.se/

mdh.sePublikasjoner
Endre søk
RefereraExporteraLink to record
Permanent link

Direct link
Referera
Referensformat
  • apa
  • ieee
  • modern-language-association-8th-edition
  • vancouver
  • Annet format
Fler format
Språk
  • de-DE
  • en-GB
  • en-US
  • fi-FI
  • nn-NO
  • nn-NB
  • sv-SE
  • Annet språk
Fler språk
Utmatningsformat
  • html
  • text
  • asciidoc
  • rtf
Assessments of Research
Mälardalens högskola, Akademin för utbildning, kultur och kommunikation.
2012 (engelsk)Inngår i: Contribution to NERA’s 40th congress In Copenhagen, Denmark, March 8–10 2012, 2012, s. 9-Konferansepaper, Oral presentation only (Annet vitenskapelig)
Abstract [en]

This study focuses on outcome justifications during the preparation of project applications at theSwedish Research Council during the period of 2002-2004. The study is based on a theoretical approach derived from Michel Foucault placement of the reproductive processes in language use, John L. Austin’s pragmatic speech act theory, and Judith Butler’s idea of power in authoritarianlanguage and combines it with forms of representativity used in the methodological approach ofqualitative content analysis of institutionally oriented communication. Three analyses are made thataims to clarify the argumentative content and applications used in the language for the preparation ofproject applications. The result is that assessment varies without obvious reason; contextual andfunctional representativity is included within the rhetoric’s in assessments as a message within the practice itself; and the overall communication of representativity lacks factuality. The following conclusions are made. Sanctions are justified even if they only express the principled positions orspeculation. Assessment does not need to give any information of value beyond what motivates theimpression of the sanction itself. Information may be missing in the assessment without prejudice torecommendations for further preparation. Experiences of this might have repercussions for the applicant's and for the experts. It is pointless to engage in an honest form of calls or text-processing.One of the merits of the study is to learn how to deal with the practice of academic writing in such away that it ceases to impress. In this way anyone involved in producing research papers andevaluations can re-evaluate their understanding of their practice. The purpose of this study has taken on a wider significance beyond the examples of language use in the samples. As further research is proposed, the broader issue of how research is conducted with the primary interest of strengthening the researcher’s own institutional importance.

sted, utgiver, år, opplag, sider
2012. s. 9-
Emneord [en]
project applications, language, research practice
HSV kategori
Forskningsprogram
didaktik
Identifikatorer
URN: urn:nbn:se:mdh:diva-16359OAI: oai:DiVA.org:mdh-16359DiVA, id: diva2:573615
Konferanse
NERA’s 40th congress In Copenhagen, Denmark, March 8–10 2012
Tilgjengelig fra: 2012-12-03 Laget: 2012-12-03 Sist oppdatert: 2012-12-03bibliografisk kontrollert

Open Access i DiVA

Fulltekst mangler i DiVA

Søk i DiVA

Av forfatter/redaktør
Tedenljung, Dan
Av organisasjonen

Søk utenfor DiVA

GoogleGoogle Scholar

urn-nbn

Altmetric

urn-nbn
Totalt: 80 treff
RefereraExporteraLink to record
Permanent link

Direct link
Referera
Referensformat
  • apa
  • ieee
  • modern-language-association-8th-edition
  • vancouver
  • Annet format
Fler format
Språk
  • de-DE
  • en-GB
  • en-US
  • fi-FI
  • nn-NO
  • nn-NB
  • sv-SE
  • Annet språk
Fler språk
Utmatningsformat
  • html
  • text
  • asciidoc
  • rtf