Book proposal accepted!

About a year ago I submitted a chapter proposal, based on my MA dissertation, for a book idea by Damian Rivers and Stephanie Houghton. After various wranglings with publishers and reworkings on the part of the contributors, their proposal has been accepted by Continuum and will hopefully go to press at the end of 2012. The full reference will be […]

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"Besides, isn't this what we always wanted?"

In an article titled ‘Empowerment as a Pedagogy of Possibility‘ (Language Arts 64 4), Roger Simon makes the following observation: As an introduction to, preparation for, and legitimation of particular forms of social life, education always presupposes a vision of the future. In this respect, a curriculum and its supporting pedagogy are a vision of our own dreams of ourselves, […]

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Upcoming Papers – a stock-take

Please add your details to this page by logging in and then editing this page. As the months tick by, I will transfer the past papers to the Archived LTE papers category. December 2011 Lou Harvey – Critical English for Academic Purposes: Creating connection and community. Paper presented at Society for Research into Higher Education (SRHE) Newer Researchers’ Conference, Newport, Wales, 6th-7th December 2011. […]

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20 Must-Read Web Sites to Help You Survive Your PhD Program

Mark Shurz contacted me (‘cold’ after coming across our community) with the following links if anyone is interested: I write articles for http://www.phdprogramsonline.org/, a website dedicated to providing students with the information and tools needed in order to pursue their Online PhD Programs. I ran across your site, and I thought that your readers might be interested in the latest […]

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The Thesis Whisperer

http://thethesiswhisperer.wordpress.com/about/ The Thesis Whisperer is a ‘newspaper’ dedicated to the topic of doing a thesis. Newspapers need more than one journalist so we are looking for collaborators! Would you like to write for the Whisperer? Here’s what we want to do: We want to be concise. PhD students have to do a lot of reading so no posts will be […]

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