Boyer and scholarship revisited

Fitzpatrick, Joyce J. and McCarthy, Geraldine (2010) Boyer and scholarship revisited. Applied Nursing Research, 23 (3). p. 121.

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There has been considerable attention within the nursing research and education literature about creating a research culture. Yet, there is little attention to a culture of scholarship. Given the characteristics of nursing as a professional academic discipline, academic leaders should present a broad vision of scholarship and encourage a wide range of inquiry. Boyer's (1997) expanded definition of scholarship includes four dimensions: discovery, integration, application, and teaching. Discovery is best exemplified through traditional research methods, the discovery and dissemination of new knowledge in the discipline.

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