In trying to clarify my thinking and whilst wondering how I would present my research plans to others I decided to write a power point and a short introduction to the work. Any comments gratefully received. Research presentation Introduction School Age Girls, Motherhood, Education and Transition It is widely recognized that it is difficult … More Motivating or procrastination?
On the first day of Christmas the EdD team recommended to me Endnote on a PC. On the second day of Christmas the EdD team recommended to me Two online blogs and Endnote on a PC. On the third day of Christmas the EdD team recommended to me Three new pens, two online blogs and Endnote … More The 12 EdD Days of Christmas
Over the last week I’ve been reflecting on the experience of the first weekend of the new study year and where my learning is going to take me over the next few years. Being on the EdD bus with all my colleagues is an exciting ride, sometimes we travel slowly, sometimes at breakneck speed. At … More Verstehen -or travelling on the bus
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I spent a week in August stewarding at the local rugby club during Whitby Folk Week. The fact that it was the 50th Folk Week is interesting in its own right, reflecting the rise of a particularly tenacious and passionate sub-culture in the 50s, 60s and 70s, as well as its…
Having had a very stimulating three days attending University of Hull’s Doctoral Symposium “Operationalising Postgraduate Research:real journeys, real voices,digital worlds” #DSHull I slept late this morning. Sitting at the kitchen window eating a leisurely breakfast I saw a cat walking down the garden path, behind her were 5 very small, and very cute, kittens. It … More A kitten in the garden! My 1st Doctoral Symposium
I write everyday, it’s a part of my job, so why was writing this so difficult? Firstly because it is a new challenge and raised many questions how do I to know that I’m writing at the correct level? how do I express my passion for my subject in the appropriate language? will the reader ‘get’ … More On completing my first assignment
. My first assignment asks me to explain how my positionality as a researcher might influence my selection of topic, aims,research question, methodology and methods. I felt a strong need to examine the word positionality, what is my position and where has this come from? The University of Strathclyde uses this definition “positionality which refers, … More Examining my position