Tag Archives: Writing

The challenge of how to describe program participants

How do we describe participants in research that capture some of their challenges but also recognises their strengths and potential? Continue reading

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The struggle of trying to write

I’ve been struggling with my writing for a while now. Although my blogging varies quite a lot depending on how busy I am, I usually average five to six blog posts a month. So far this year, I’ve only averaged … Continue reading

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Searching for my authoritative voice

Sometimes I fear I’m going to be discovered as a fraud. Who am I to be writing a blog on community engagement? On what basis do I support other organisations to improve their work? Am I really preparing students for … Continue reading

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Blogging as an academic

Blogging is becoming a more important part of my life as an academic. I started blogging around August 2010 (and moved to WordPress in 2011) as a way of sharing interesting resources with students in online subjects I taught on … Continue reading

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