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Write Up (#MelbWriteUp)

Jason Murphy is Senior Research Communications Advisor at the Graduate Research School (GRS), La Trobe University. He created and manages Melbourne’s Write Up (#melbwriteup).

Jason works full-time and is undertaking his PhD part-time, … 716 more words

Research Culture

What makes a good colleague?

Many people lament the growing scarcity of collegiality in our working lives. Many declare, in varying shades of purple prose, that it has been sacrificed on the altar of economic rationalism and for the missions of our managerial universities. 1,001 more words

Research Culture

Consummating the marriage

Everybody knows what it means to “consummate” a marriage, right? It means to “complete” it; to bring it to its highest state.[1] That’s what the words mean anyway. 2,075 more words

Love And Marriage

Frustrations!

Setting up a blog should not be this complex!  Although I am not the “tech-iest” person around, I can follow directions and have some sense of intuitive process.   238 more words

When did you become a teacher?

There is quite a bit of talk, research and debate about teacher professional growth. Whether it’s in regards to what types of training a young proto-teacher should undergo, or what induction experience they should have upon entering a school, or how many hours of “learning” (PD) they should have to undergo once they land a job, the discussion often – painfully often – boils down to: how much will it cost? 488 more words

Teaching And Learning

Shut up and write - so hot right now (Part 2)

As mentioned in Part 1, I did a quick survey of various long-time members of the first #suaw crew I started with.

This first crew met every Friday morning at about 9am at Pearson & Murphy’s cafe in Melbourne, taking over the big wooden table. 1,493 more words

Research Culture

Shut up and write - so hot right now (Part 1)

There’s no doubt that ‘Shut up and write’ (#suaw) sessions have spread happily and organically across academic institutions. The Whisperers are big fans of #suaw and have written about it with zeal a few times: 1,341 more words

Research Culture