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How to progress your thinking about your thesis/research topic: Hansen's Heuristic Hexagon.
Dr. Jens J. Hansen

Dr. Jens J. Hansen has worked in education for more than four decades and his interests span research methods, adult learning, philosophy and rural education.
He has survived a suite of experiences including parenthood, building, badminton and red wine. 
By Dr. Jens J. Hansen
Published on 10/16/2008

This paper provides an account of a class activity that was undertaken with some research methods students which led to the development of a procedure that can help candidates frame their thesis topic.  (Click here to access this very brief paper.)  A slide show was subsequently developed that traverses the process. (Click here to activate that slide show.)