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Liveblog: CALRG reading group – ‘Some guidance on conducting and reporting qualitative studies.’

This week’s CALRG reading group discussed the paper: ‘Some guidance on conducting and reporting qualitative studies’ by Peter Twining, Rachelle S. Heller, Miguel Nussbaum, and Chin-Chung Tsai. Below is a liveblog summary of our discussion. Each bullet represents one point made in the discussion (which does not necessarily represent my own views). As always, please excuse any typos or errors … Continue reading Liveblog: CALRG reading group – ‘Some guidance on conducting and reporting qualitative studies.’

Should we boycott American conferences?

In response to the recent travel bans imposed by Trump’s executive order, a common question I’ve seen academics grappling with is whether those outside the US who have the privilege of free travel should boycott American conferences. As one of the few Americans in my department in the UK, this is, of course, a rather … Continue reading Should we boycott American conferences?

Liveblog: CALRG reading group – ‘We feel, therefore we learn.

This week’s CALRG reading group discussed the paper: ‘We feel, therefore we learn: The relevance of affective and social neuroscience to education’ by Mary Helen Immordino-Yang and Antonio Damasio. We did something a little different for the reading group this week, by starting out with a video introduction by the author. We then split into two groups … Continue reading Liveblog: CALRG reading group – ‘We feel, therefore we learn.

Math-Free Intro to Statistics: Normality

A few months ago I wrote my first math-free intro, where I looked at the basic descriptive statistics of mean, median, mode and standard deviation. In this post, I’ll discuss the very scary concept of NORMALITY (in a statistical sense, not a philosophical one). As a reminder, this series of posts is meant for a … Continue reading Math-Free Intro to Statistics: Normality

Liveblog: CALRG reading group – MOOCs, International Information and Education Phenonmenon?

This week’s CALRG reading group discussed the paper: ‘MOOCS — International Information and Education Phenomenon?’ by Lee Wilson and Anatoliy Gruzd. Below is a liveblog summary of our discussion. Each bullet represents one point made in the discussion (which does not necessarily represent my own views). As always, please excuse any typos or errors as it was written on the … Continue reading Liveblog: CALRG reading group – MOOCs, International Information and Education Phenonmenon?

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