Tales from the field

Productive procrastination resources: Research and teaching podcasts

Today’s Tale from the field is about productive ways of procrastinating. The intention is not to sabotage New Year’s resolutions, but for the following resources to be available for those much-needed breaks in-between writing sprints, or simply to listen on the go for research and teaching inspiration. I have mentioned before the National Centre for… Read more »

Fieldnotes: widening participation and organisational learning

Our Fair Access Research project concentrates on the idea of learning and working together to transform higher education. We are interested in how widening participation works differently in different institutions. With this in mind, Maggie Hutchings and Alex Wardrop have been doing some fieldwork with colleagues in the north of England and would like to share some of their reflections… Read more »

Let’s talk about anonymisation

Today’s Tale from the field is about anonymisation. Contrary to other items in the researcher’s toolkit, such as scale development or thematic analysis, this is an often neglected point that, for some graduate students, only becomes an issue at the point of publication/reporting. I have been reflecting about this topic lately, given that visual data… Read more »