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End of Term: Looking Back.

Forgive the long absence and expect a snow-flurry of new posts as I, like many other British academics, stir and unfurl now towards the end of term—and what a delicious term it has been, I hope, for all. The texts … Continue reading

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Research Notes on “Writing Pad” Workshop: Poetic Inquiry

The following research comes from a hugely inspirational workshop that I attended on May 23rd 2012 called “Writing Pad” which was hosted at Staffordshire University by Alke Groppel-Weneger with funding from the Academy of Higher Education. (http://tactileacademia.wordpress.com/2012/04/27/deconstructing-and-reconstructing-texts/) The focus of … Continue reading

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Marking Essays: Common Issues

It is marking season in British academia, and the average academic in my faculty turns around 300,000k words of essays/theses/portfolios in just a few weeks and requires a significant time investment.  I hope you forgive my sporadic posts for the … Continue reading

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