As I have come to realise over the past couple of years, progress in academia is unlikely without a PhD. And as a rather ‘grown up’ person of maturing years, this is more true than ever, especially for posts of any worth or purpose. Several years in academia has taught me one crucial lesson: never rely on any career development… Read more →
Image showing data at its rawest It’s a whole month since I last posted an update in the ‘reflective blog’. Well, I have been hard at work, following up the previous stage of getting the data into a place I can make meaning out of it. And that day is here. Hurrah! I now have all my data, and have… Read more →
Progress is being made. Motivation fluctuates, especially if I get bogged down in the reading around theory. The supervisor has recommended I get up on Critical Realism. Mmm. I like Grounded Theory. Then I found a combination of the two, or at least a good paper on it. I’ll plough on. Good news on the website, I now have the… Read more →
A quick note about MA research updates on this site. I’m carrying out some research into uptake of technology in learning and teaching for my MA (in Learning and Teaching in Higher Education) dissertation. I’m getting fairly enthusiastic, and believe that the work matches well with my MSc in Multimedia Systems as I try to progress in higher education careers.
Image: the thinking chair NB This was the original first post for the MA dissertation research project, now moved here for archiving purposes MA Research Summary These webpages are to provide a view on my MA Learning & Teaching in Higher Education dissertation research: “An exploration of key factors influencing (promoting or hindering) current & future use of technologies in L&T, with… Read more →