It was a pleasure to present, meet researchers, and listen to the insights of others at the “Everyday Literacies” conference at Sheffield University on Friday. One of the things that appealed to me about the conference, and eventually to register and send an abstract, is its emphasis on […]
I had a fascinating session with Cathy Clarkson yesterday, where we performed a digital literacies “icon mapping” exercise with the students of her very innovative “L4 Technology for Learning Delivery” course. I have been observing the course as part of my PhD research, and we agreed to use […]
Our School of Education Research conference keynote on 9th May is entitled: Demystifying the viva Professor Peter Hartley will talk about common problems that doctoral students experience with the viva examination, and suggest strategies for overcoming these. This will include a demonstration of a recent software to help […]
Originally posted on Dimitrina Kaneva:
The second post in the Doctoral Genres writing series with Ibrar Bhatt (http://ibrarspace.net) will be on abstracts for conferences as these is an integral part of the professional development of PhD students. I chose this topic as I have been working on several abstracts…
In this session we discussed Michel Callon’s paper on “Some Elements of a Sociology of Translation”.
Been discussing with Dimi Kaneva (http://dkaneva.wordpress.com) about the idea of doing some posts on the different genres that a doctoral student needs to master. This is because we agreed that it’s not just about doing the thesis, writing papers, etc. but that a doctoral student should also write […]
Some reflections on the theory group session on Bakhtin and Vygotsky…