Posts Tagged: research

Doing research that matters?


As a PhD student I have been advised so many times that it is necessary and a must to participate in conferences to do networking, get to know what it is out there in the field, to meet your bibliography

Doing research that matters?


As a PhD student I have been advised so many times that it is necessary and a must to participate in conferences to do networking, get to know what it is out there in the field, to meet your bibliography

Can complex ideas be communicated in 3 minutes?


As a PhD student in OZ  I have been encouraged to participate in a competition called the 3M thesis. This competition is for PhD students and consists of  a 3Minute presentation of your thesis  to a lay audience. This competition

Can complex ideas be communicated in 3 minutes?


As a PhD student in OZ  I have been encouraged to participate in a competition called the 3M thesis. This competition is for PhD students and consists of  a 3Minute presentation of your thesis  to a lay audience. This competition

From a topic to a thesis?


It is mid February, time is flying and I am struggling with the argument of my thesis. I procrastinate reading more papers, and writing posts on my blogs. I go back to my data and it seems a never ending

From a topic to a thesis?


It is mid February, time is flying and I am struggling with the argument of my thesis. I procrastinate reading more papers, and writing posts on my blogs. I go back to my data and it seems a never ending

Why do I blog?


On Friday I was one panelist at  a seminar on blogging at CEDAM. It was a very interesting conversation about blogging, types of blogs, and various uses. I was asked my motivation to write blogs and as  a blogger this is my

Why do I blog?


On Friday I was one panelist at  a seminar on blogging at CEDAM. It was a very interesting conversation about blogging, types of blogs, and various uses. I was asked my motivation to write blogs and as  a blogger this is my

2011: the year of the code!


Here I am back in my office with  the Coding manual for qualitative researchers in one hand and my data on the other and I have got this feeling of what do I do now? I collected heaps of data: interviews, documents,

2011: the year of the code!


Here I am back in my office with  the Coding manual for qualitative researchers in one hand and my data on the other and I have got this feeling of what do I do now? I collected heaps of data: interviews, documents,

Knowledge is socially and culturally constructed


Last weekend I participated in the AARE workshop “The Utility of theories in Educational Research” held in Charles Sturt University, Bathrust. After a bit of travel hassle  I arrived in Bathrust just in time to participate in the introductory session. Joanne Orlando,

Knowledge is socially and culturally constructed


Last weekend I participated in the AARE workshop “The Utility of theories in Educational Research” held in Charles Sturt University, Bathrust. After a bit of travel hassle  I arrived in Bathrust just in time to participate in the introductory session. Joanne Orlando,

What’s research? what’s the ultimate goal of research?


This week I have been attending some conferences and seminars as part of the research fest at The Australian National University where I pursue my PhD. These activities have made me reflect on what  research is, the goal of research

What’s research? what’s the ultimate goal of research?


This week I have been attending some conferences and seminars as part of the research fest at The Australian National University where I pursue my PhD. These activities have made me reflect on what  research is, the goal of research