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Surviving the reading marathon - Reading Advice for PhD Students

Surviving the reading marathon - Reading Advice for PhD Students | HDR School of Education | Scoop.it
Recently @indecisionpersonified asked me a question in the Thesis Whisperer feedback forum: "... I have just moved continents and been accepted into a PhD program and have six free months before I ...

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Ana Cristina Pratas's curator insight, May 13, 2013 7:28 AM

Ditch the A4 mentality – seriously.

Look, I get that paper is a nice format to read. Portable and easy to mark up. I agree that there is nothing quite as satisfying as scribbling “WHAT??!!” and “WRONG!!” in the margins of a paper you dislike, but people – it’s time to face facts: A4 thinking’, as Chris Bigum puts it, will hold you back as a scholar. Reading electronically allows you to, as I put it earlier, “read like a mongrel”. Mongrel reading means scanning to ascertain if you need to bother reading more deeply.

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Guardian Higher Education Panel: The Impact of New Technologies on Academic Research

Guardian Higher Education Panel: The Impact of New Technologies on Academic Research | HDR School of Education | Scoop.it
Last Friday I broke my holiday up to take part as an invited panelist for a 3 hour Guardian Higher Education Panel about the impact of new technologies on academic research.

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Structure in Research Methods

This slide+lecture presentation from Prof Tom Wilson, an information science scholar, is really interesting: identifies a set of problems and issues that cut across humanities/social science research


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10 truths a PhD supervisor will never tell you

10 truths a PhD supervisor will never tell you | HDR School of Education | Scoop.it
There are some important dos and don’ts to bear in mind when choosing someone to oversee your doctoral thesis, advises Tara Brabazon (10 truths a PhD supervisor will never tell you | Features | Times Higher Education

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Enrico De Angelis's curator insight, May 13, 2014 5:11 PM

ten truths, ten commendments ... that's all a show

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handing in the PhD - yes, it's a checklist!!

handing in the PhD - yes, it's a checklist!! | HDR School of Education | Scoop.it

There’s nothing quite like the countdown to handing in the PhD. Puff pant, puff pant. I think I can, I think I can. But.... On the one hand, you may be absolutely sick of the sight of the text and ...


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Twitter, peer review and altmetrics: the future of research impact assessment

Twitter, peer review and altmetrics: the future of research impact assessment | HDR School of Education | Scoop.it

"New tools are challenging the monopoly of impact factors as the sole measure of research quality, but are they up to the job? ..."

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PHD Comics: Dr. Impossible - a Grad Student Comic Strip

PHD Comics: Dr. Impossible - a Grad Student Comic Strip | HDR School of Education | Scoop.it
Link to Piled Higher and Deeper...

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Research Design: Qualitative, Quantitative, & Mixed Approaches.

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The eagerly anticipated Fourth Edition of the title that pioneered the comparison of qualitative, quantitative, and mixed methods research design is here!


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Surviving the reading marathon - Reading Advice for PhD Students

Surviving the reading marathon - Reading Advice for PhD Students | HDR School of Education | Scoop.it
Recently @indecisionpersonified asked me a question in the Thesis Whisperer feedback forum: "... I have just moved continents and been accepted into a PhD program and have six free months before I ...

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Ana Cristina Pratas's curator insight, May 13, 2013 7:28 AM

Ditch the A4 mentality – seriously.

Look, I get that paper is a nice format to read. Portable and easy to mark up. I agree that there is nothing quite as satisfying as scribbling “WHAT??!!” and “WRONG!!” in the margins of a paper you dislike, but people – it’s time to face facts: A4 thinking’, as Chris Bigum puts it, will hold you back as a scholar. Reading electronically allows you to, as I put it earlier, “read like a mongrel”. Mongrel reading means scanning to ascertain if you need to bother reading more deeply.