Monthly Archives: February 2014

Why I’m blogging my way through the EdD

I became interested in blogs as a learning tool back in 2008 when I was working as an e-learning development officer at the University of Bath and embarking on a Masters in Education. I have no idea what actually sparked … Continue reading

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From problems to mysteries…

Munday, I. (2012) The classroom: a problem or a mystery? Paper presented at the Philosophy of Education Society of Great Britain annual conference, New College, Oxford, 30 March – 1 April. Ian Munday’s paper poses a heartfelt challenge to technological … Continue reading

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Pathic Writing: What is it? What is it for? How do I do it?

Van Manen, M. (2007) Phenomenology and Practice. Phenomenology & Practice, 1, 1. pp. 11-30. N.B. all other references in here are secondary ones for the purpose of signposting myself to other good stuff. Here’s what I got from Max Van Manen’s … Continue reading

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A lovely day in Oxford…

I had such a nice time today at our fourth Saturday workshop. Not only was the sun shining, and I’d had a smooth trip up from London on the Oxford Tube (all the trains being screwed with the floods and … Continue reading

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Tony Becher and his disciplinary differences

Becher, T. (1994) The significance of disciplinary differences. Studies in Higher Education, Vol. 19 Issue 2, pp151-162 Phew… it’s taken me a few days to get through this one – at first I blamed Tony Becher for writing what I … Continue reading

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Art & Science – epistemological & linguistic differences

North, S. (2005) Different values, different skills? A comparison of essay writing by students from art and science backgrounds. Studies for Higher Education, 30 (5), 517-533 So… the History of Science OU course sounds interesting…! This is quite a sensitively-written … Continue reading

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