Central to the doing of qualitative research is the writing of it (see Holliday 2016). And central to the writing of it are a set of complex challenges, some of which I would like to share here as I reflect on how I wrote three chapters of my […]
Researcher and lecturer interested in literacy studies, language education, and digital epistemology.
I have had the pleasure of working at the University of Bradford, Lancaster University, and currently at Queen's University Belfast.
This is a post by Dr Sharon McCulloch from the blog connected to our current project ‘The Dynamics of Knowledge Creation’: Phase two of the Academics’ Writing research project has involved recording academics doing a piece of writing in real time. We’ve used digital pens, Camtasia screen capture […]
Reflecting on reflection Over the past few weeks, I have found myself in the position of writing a beginning and an end to my book. Introductions and Conclusions have always been the hardest thing for me to write. They are often the only parts of a book that […]
Advisory group I recently got back from a trip to South Africa where I was part of an advisory committee drawing out concepts of ‘Digital Education Leadership’. The project is commissioned by the Commonwealth of Learning as part of their Commonwealth Digital Education Leadership Training in Action (C-DELTA) […]
When it comes to reformulating/revising/building or cutting up a doctoral dissertation into a more accessible book, how one handles the review of the literature is not so straightforward – so I am finding. The Literature Review chapter of a PhD serves a certain purpose. It situates your research […]
The following is a brief overview of some of the books I have read this year, and what I got from them explained simply. Some of them I have read in their entirety, and for others I engaged substantially with certain chapters only. I am providing this overview […]
I am currently contracted to complete my monograph, with Routledge, at the end of 2016. I have been writing it like mad recently. Not ‘from scratch’ though as the research is from my doctorate. Reformulating and developing sections of my research, and making it more accessible, is enjoyable […]