Category Archives: writing

Giving feedback on writing: some questions to ask

Today I’ve been giving feedback on various forms of writing: extracts from a teaching portfolio, a journal article, and the first 2 chapters of a Masters thesis. While there are criteria that I check each of these pieces of writing … Continue reading

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How I prepared for the Viva

This day 2 weeks ago I defended my EdD thesis and was successful in achieving my Doctorate without corrections. I was over the moon and the outpouring of good wishes and  congratulatory messages have been amazing. But like others who have shared … Continue reading

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How do you find time for writing?

Writing is one of my top priorities but it’s often a different story putting this into action and setting aside time for writing. Writing is a challenge for me. Putting words on paper…what am I trying to say; How do I phrase … Continue reading

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Improving supervisory skills

This week Dr John Dallat, the Head of Learning and Teaching at DKIT facilitated a workshop on “Supervising Students at Master’s Level”. The workshop explored common issues that arise when supervising students. We discussed ‘what good research is’, ‘what makes … Continue reading

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Back from Holidays

Back from a few weeks of annual leave, it has taken me 4 days to get into the work routine, I only feel efficient today! During my time-off I completely switched off from work, I am only getting back to … Continue reading

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Getting into writing practice

Following the blogging examples of Doug Belshaw and the need to improve my practice of writing I am going write briefly for 10 minutes every day (at least twice a week!)  thanks Kevin for suggesting this!) I think I will … Continue reading

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