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#Day100  – Celebration, my voice, and  becoming a reflective practitioner 

Day 100 of Writing – I decided to celebrate with a video. Today a light bulb was switched on, I love days like this helps me love my job, love my research and lets me fall in love with learning … Continue reading

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#Day51 – Getting to know myself better

Well I am just over half way in the 100 days of writing, still trying to forge ahead, even though I have been  feeling very off-form over the past 10 days. So here is what I have been doing, thinking … Continue reading

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#Day35 Break On Through To The Other Side

Since I got draft 1 feedback I have been trying to dive into parts of the dissertation and make improvements. I want I enhance ‘my voice’ within the thesis, and while I can chat with others about what I think … Continue reading

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#Day29 Falling in love again

Part of the Doctoral process is to turn the person into a skeptical, grumpy AKA critically conscious aware human being. It’s also associated with walking in The Valley of S**t phase, where a student loses interest and confidence in the topic … Continue reading

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#Day24 Experiencing the tingle in threshold crossing – DRHA conference

This was one of the slides presented by Steve Dixon, which expressed how I felt at the DRHA 2015 conference this week at DCU, fascinated and in awe but completely out of my depth. The conference was at the threshold … Continue reading

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#Day21 – Twitter: ego boosting echo chamber or learning tool? Conference Preparation

Today’s writing has been for a conference….I am preparing for the Digital Research in the Humanities and Arts conference  #drha2015 kicking off tomorrow. I am very excited to be presenting and just putting final touches to the presentation for tomorrow! … Continue reading

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#Day 19 – Resisting EdD boredom by developing ideas

I have been writing off-line for a week and things have taken off with some aspects of my thesis. A common question for anyone doing an Educational Doctorate is about implications for professional practice, how will my research influence future … Continue reading

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Day10 #100DaysOfWriting – My conceptual framework …to be or not to be….

I am reading more of Michael Eraut’s literature and I have come across a framework (Eraut 2004) that he used in one of his studies…. Eraut (1994) originally built a conceptual framework for studying professional learning within which he identified … Continue reading

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Day8 & Day9 #100DaysOfWriting – Revisiting the literature

I have been looking after a kitten and when I was reading and reflecting on this paper: Two metaphors for learning and the dangers of choosing just one the kitten kept jumping into my lap and catching the paper with … Continue reading

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Day7 #100DaysOfWriting – Thesis and work ideas ideas collide

This morning I  enjoyed reading an article from Guerin et al titled ‘Blogging as community of practice: lessons for academic development?‘. The article encourages  academic developers to engage in using social networking tools such as blogs to collaborate with others to … Continue reading

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