Freshly Pressed: and welcome!

It’s very exciting to have so many new readers after being featured on Freshly Pressed. If you are new here, welcome! And if you have been around for a while, you can feel smug that you were here before it

Freshly Pressed: and welcome!

It’s very exciting to have so many new readers after being featured on Freshly Pressed. If you are new here, welcome! And if you have been around for a while, you can feel smug that you were here before it

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What is reflective learning?

I was just reading this article, and it finally crystalised why I find so much discussion about reflective learning so baffling. This is not what I do. In case I’m not alone (and I’ve found I’m never alone on the internet), I’m

2013-07-16 21.37.32

What is reflective learning?

I was just reading this article, and it finally crystalised why I find so much discussion about reflective learning so baffling. This is not what I do. In case I’m not alone (and I’ve found I’m never alone on the internet), I’m

New digital literacies? Nah, it’s same, same but different.

One of the things I’m exploring on this blog is ways of writing in a way that is more open, more iterative, like my whole Writing the Article Series (start here, or browse through the category). Because this has always

New digital literacies? Nah, it’s same, same but different.

One of the things I’m exploring on this blog is ways of writing in a way that is more open, more iterative, like my whole Writing the Article Series (start here, or browse through the category). Because this has always

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Sounds and silence and headspace

A final reflection on music for writing (see the first and second parts here). In this reflection (which first existed as a part of my current Masters study), I look at what we are really doing when we use quiet or

2013-02-26 15.01.02

Sounds and silence and headspace

A final reflection on music for writing (see the first and second parts here). In this reflection (which first existed as a part of my current Masters study), I look at what we are really doing when we use quiet or

Writing to Music 2: You responded

A few weeks ago, I wrote a post on Writing to Music. I asked you: What music do you use to write to?  And you reponded! *** Inspired by @katrinafee I have compiled my writing playlist; mix Kate Bush/Fairport Convention/Alan Parsons

Writing to Music 2: You responded

A few weeks ago, I wrote a post on Writing to Music. I asked you: What music do you use to write to?  And you reponded! *** Inspired by @katrinafee I have compiled my writing playlist; mix Kate Bush/Fairport Convention/Alan Parsons

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Choosing your research question

How do you chose a research question? How do you decide what it is that you are going to spend the next 3-7 years of your life on? You are going to wake up at 3am gnawed by this question.

stitched_broken_heart_by_livebyshadows-d4xg9x2

Choosing your research question

How do you chose a research question? How do you decide what it is that you are going to spend the next 3-7 years of your life on? You are going to wake up at 3am gnawed by this question.

Loewe, St John Passion

It’s your magnum opus

Often, when I’m talking about completing a doctoral project I say, ‘It’s a PhD, not a Nobel Prize‘ (quoting from Mullins and Kiley’s excellent go read it now article). ‘It’s not your magnum opus,’ I say, ‘that comes in about 10

Loewe, St John Passion

It’s your magnum opus

Often, when I’m talking about completing a doctoral project I say, ‘It’s a PhD, not a Nobel Prize‘ (quoting from Mullins and Kiley’s excellent go read it now article). ‘It’s not your magnum opus,’ I say, ‘that comes in about 10