Would we, could we, did we collaborate? Mutuality and respect

Tynan, Belinda R. and Garbett, Dawn L. (2006) Would we, could we, did we collaborate? Mutuality and respect. M/C Journal, 9 (2). pp. 1-5. ISSN 1441-2616

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Abstract

In 2003 we started to write about our experience of researching and writing together. We discovered in doing so a mutuality and synergy demonstrated today by solid outcomes and a deeper friendship. Our journey has had its issues. Indeed, we have come to understand deeply the process and politics of collaboration. We started simply from a desire to become researchers, and recognised that working together was a way in which we could support each other in this mutual goal. What has surprised us is the extent to which we now participate in the process of understanding the dynamics of what collaboration means. We have been intrigued and puzzled by the synergy of our partnership. This brief article is what we would call a story of how we have come to understand the dynamic of collaboration.


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Item Type: Article (Commonwealth Reporting Category C)
Refereed: Yes
Item Status: Live Archive
Additional Information: This article was first published in M/C Journal (http://www.media-culture.org.au/). Authors retain copyright.
Depositing User: Professor Belinda Tynan
Faculty / Department / School: Historic - Distance and e-Learning Centre
Date Deposited: 17 May 2012 02:10
Last Modified: 17 May 2012 04:55
Uncontrolled Keywords: collaboration
Fields of Research (FOR2008): 13 Education > 1301 Education Systems > 130103 Higher Education
Socio-Economic Objective (SEO2008): C Society > 93 Education and Training > 9305 Education and Training Systems > 930501 Education and Training Systems Policies and Development
URI: http://eprints.usq.edu.au/id/eprint/21136

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