Monthly Archives: March 2016

More on this thing we call Curiosity

On the PyRP unit we have been given various things to study on the subject of Curiosity – the Shulman and Schmitt & Lahroodi articles I wrote about earlier, and the following piece by Donald Schön: Schön, D. A. 1992. The … Continue reading

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Getting better at talking to people

(Notes from qualitative data analysis workshop 12.03.16) In Graham’s session on qualitative data analysis we discussed the value of preliminary or ‘primary’ analysis of the data, beginning early in the process of data gathering (i.e. during/after the first interview), with … Continue reading

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Epistemological assumptions – Usher and Scott

This threatened to be rather dry reading, but I’m getting some good stuff out of it. Maybe I’m growing up. The key point Robin Usher makes in Chapters 1 and 2 is that research is a social practice; there is no … Continue reading

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