Researcher development (Part 2)

The issue of how research skills are developed before one finishes a postgraduate degree, and how doctoral students acquire practical knowledge of doing research, may also pose philosophical speculations about how knowledge is achieved. Even recognizing the oversimplification, it could be said that such understanding comes from two different traditions: the one that sees knowledge … More Researcher development (Part 2)

For all time

In the preface of the First Folio, Ben Jonson, who was Shakespeare’s rival poet and dramatist, wrote arguably the most famous eulogy to his late friend: ‘Soul of the age! The applause, delight, the wonder of our stage (…) He was not of an age but for all time!’ An elevating discourse on Shakespeare in … More For all time

IATEFL Glasgow 2017

My IATEFL report will once again focus on the presentations that where part of the Literature SIG conference programme. The pre-conference event (PCE) was a joint event with the Creativity Group and I would also like to express my gratitude to Alan Maley for the support and for helping promote the event. This year the … More IATEFL Glasgow 2017