Yesterday I was all Meta and in the flow. Today I started out not quite sure what I would want to write about and then there were suddenly 5 different post ideas. But somehow the recent developments in Syria, reminded me of my PhD topic and the one thing I always regretted: not having published more. I have at least one more friend who has the same regret. Anyone else out there? What stopped you?
Rambling insights from trying to write up my research project—stumbling into Guerrilla research The accidental Guerrilla research project—I think We were tasked to conduct an action research project, exploring the impact or effect or benefits or outputs a new teaching strategy or method has on our students. This was the rough task provided within the […]
The quest for my researcher identity is a challenge to say the least. The following saccharine considerations sprang from a meeting I had today. I talked to the master of grants, exploring various options and I realised the worst question someone could possibly ask me is: So what do you want? Look at the trees […]
Connecting the Dots: Culture of Vulnerability, Possibility Thinking & Resilience I am currently working on a couple of projects and research ideas. Some of the conceptual considerations came (more or less) together this morning. Mind you this post is the mind-mapping, ‘pre-storming the library’ draft. The First Dot A Culture of Vulnerability The current edition […]
and I cannot apply because Education within the HEA is under Social Sciences and not Humanities. But this post is not about wallowing in self-pity about having to miss a most interesting sounding conference, but about the unusual perspectives the conference theme offers lecturers in HEI. I pinched the conference introduction so you know what I am […]