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 …

Reflexivity in HE / ethnography- book reviews

Some time back, Paul Smith forwarded these reviews/alerts to me from a colleague in one of the online groups he belongs to (Academic Litercy/ies?): Turner, Joan (2011) Language in the Academy: Cultural Reflexivity and Intercultural Dynamics. Bristol , Buffalo, Toronto: Multilinguial Matters Available in paperback and hardback [The book is part of the Languages for 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

What is RAW?

RAW is the (semi-humourous) acronym for a cooperative Research and Writing group that meets fortnightly during term time in order to help its members develop their written texts, whether these be articles, chapters, proposals, bids, talks or some other genre of academic communication. Individuals circulate their draft text in advance, at whatever stage of readiness Read More …