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VIDEO: Why we do what we do

Here is the next installment of our attempts to expand into new media.  Chris talks about the how and why of the work we are currently doing at Colchester.   14 more words

"What it is." - a primer on descriptive studies

What is a “single descriptive or qualitative study”?

A single descriptive or qualitative study is a study in which the researcher watches and listens, then… 287 more words

Evidence Based Nursing

Darsie Bowden's Investigation into the Role of Instructor Feedback on Students' Writing Efforts

Students care about feedback and consider comments on their papers much more carefully than instructors often give them credit for.  That’s one of the encouraging discoveries Writing, Rhetoric and Discourse Professor Darsie Bowden and a team of WRD student researchers are finding as they approach the analysis stage in a project examining how students utilize instructor feedback. 754 more words


The Refugee Project

This is an Interactive map that focus on the human aspect and  plight  of refugees around the world since 1975. 

World Refugees |1991

World Refugees |1998… 18 more words


Special issue of 'cultural geographies' on new methods in the subdiscipline

As the semester ends, I’m making time to browse the new issue of cultural geographies on “New Methods in Cultural Geography.” Wendy Shaw, Dydia DeLyser, and Mike Crang offer a useful introduction on the history of methodological thinking in cultural geography. 124 more words

My Publications Or Presentations

What makes good research? Some reflections

Some ideas concerning the features of good research in education developed through dialogue with colleagues and international masters students:

Research Design

the ten habits of highly unsuccessful research bid writers

I’ve just reviewed a lot, and I mean a lot, of research bids. I review research bids regularly, as do a lot of senior academics. Some of them are great and some of them are decent, sensible and worth doing. 946 more words

Pat Thomson