Time and Memory (and research(er) narratives)

This quote caught my eye: “Time and memory are a fussy firm on interior decorators, always shifting the furniture about and redesigning and even reassigning rooms” (p.28) Banville, John (2012). Ancient Light. London: Viking/Penguin. A timely reminder, if ever we needed it, of the great importance of maintaining a Research(er) Journal THROUGHOUT the process and Read More …

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, Read More …

Methods @ Manchester

Do you all know about this one? Methods @ manchester Highlighting the depth and breadth of methodological expertise in the social sciences at the University of Manchester. Promoting and facilitating methodological excellence, innovation and inter-disciplinarity. http://www.methods.manchester.ac.uk/

Congratulations to Tanya and Eljee…

… on their succcessful bid for SoE funding to partially support their QI2011 paper-giving trip in late May (papers about which we may well hear more at our June 3rd LTE Conference ….

The Doctoral Experience

The Doctorate: international stories of the UK experience Author/Producer  Sheila Trahar/ESCalate Contributors Sham Juhari (University of Birmingham) Kam Ping Leung Kathy (City University of Hong Kong) Tzu-Bin Lin (National Institute of Education Nanyang Technological University, Singapore) Georgina Yaa Oduro (University of Cape Coast, Ghana) Kai Ren (University of Bristol) Cheryl Rounsaville (University of Nottingham) Narina Read More …

Julian @ TESOL – presenting his new reflexivity book

Julian writes: You could check out the script of my TESOL Convention presentation, and the accompanying powerpoint expertly created by Eljee Javier, via the edgeblog link: Even more fun, however, especially if you are interested in traditional folkloric responses to the affordances of international travel, is this one:  

Transformative learning – conference experience

Last week, Susan and I were kindly invited and funded (by ESCalate) to give the following keynote: Richard Fay and Susan Brown —– “Developing intercultural courses in a UK university context: some curricular, strategic and research considerations”.  Keynote presentation at the ESCalate Regional Workshop on ‘The transformative impact of international experience on personal and professional learning on Read More …

“From here to there …. and back again — Conference papers by the LTE doctoral community”

Announcing the event: “From here to there …. and back again — Conference papers by the LTE doctoral community” Friday 3rd June (say 10.00-16.00) An opportunity for LTE doctoral researchers to (re)present a paper that they have presented externally (or will shortly do so) for an internal LTE audience (plus invited guests). Each performance will be for Read More …

eScholar?

I am copying here an exchange originally buried elsewhere in the blog …  Has anyone been using eScholar via the University of Manchester? It’s basically an in house data repository site hosted by the uni and made available for every staff and student of the uni. Depending on copyright issues regarding open access, you can upload Read More …

Sage Open

SAGE Open is now accepting manuscripts – prepare yours today! SAGE Open, our new open access publication, has received more than 200 submissions since launching on January 1, with new articles being submitted daily. Be a part of this groundbreaking publication and prepare your manuscript today. SAGE Open publishes peer-reviewed, original research and review articles Read More …

RAW: 28th March 2011 – DRC paper

At this session, Juup and Richard present a second draft of an article for submission possibly to Studies in Higher Education or Higher Education. It is (currently) entitled: Developing researcher competence on a UK Masters course: an ecological perspective

RAW: 28th February 2011 — Ladino Paper

At the RAW meeting of 28th February 2011, Richard (and Leah in absentia) presented a first draft of a research methology paper to RAW colleagues. The working title was: “The use of researcher narratives in the multilingual study of the Ladino stories of Sephardic Jews in Bulgaria”

An LTE Conference?

I am conscious that we have quite a few conference papers soon happen in our doctoral community – for example: — Achilleas’ recent papers including the one on MATE — Magda’s recent pieces — Eljee’s and Tanya’s late May QI2011 papers — Lou’s and Achilleas’ Finnish papers in July — Paul’s papers last year — Read More …

The importance of not breaching ethics approval

I am sure that none of us, researchers and supervisors alike, need reminding of the robust Ethics Approval procedures now in place, but the information below provides a salutory reminder: Protocol for handling instances of potential breaches by students of research integrity in the School of education with particular reference to the ethical protocol A.  Background  Ethical protocol can be breached Read More …