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Creative output: Participatory research: Full ethical approval

This poem about full ethical approval is the outcome of poetic inquiry and analysis within Embodied Inquiry from my research with academics.

Disclosure dances: The experience of PhD students with invisible disabilities in higher education

This post is a link to a recording from my presentation "Disclosure Dances" presented on the 30 June 2021 at the UCL Institute of Education.

The lived experience of fibromyalgia

This podcast is an audio-recording with slides as it was presented on the 25th June 2021 to the fibromyalgia support group Faversham Fibromyalgia Friends.

Book: Embodied Inquiry: Research Methods

Accounting for the interdisciplinary nature of the field, this book has been written to be a concise primer into Embodied Inquiry for research students, scholars and practitioners alike.

Book: Lived Experiences of Ableism in Academia

Deeply embedded in personal experiences, this perceptive book provides examples for universities to develop inclusive practices, accessible working and learning conditions and a less ableist environment.

Article: Scope and continuum of participatory research

In this article, I draw on three case studies to explore the relationship between participatory and creative research methods.

Skype – Video-conference interviews in health research

The paper discusses practical, ethical, and methodological pitfalls and concerns when using Skype as a tool for interviewing.

Creative methods – messy data?

This is to stimulate a discussion around boundaries of research, ethics and ownership of "messy data" resulting from creative methods.

Providing feedback for learning

Providing feedback is important to improve learning. So here are some examples for providing feedback that foster students' engagement.

STEP presentation from the UCLTL conference

Watch my presentation and download my sketchnote summary about STEP from the UCL Teaching and Learning conference.

Reflections about plagiarism

Plagiarism is a socio-cultural issue. This is about academic integrity and the reputation of an institution and the degree that is awarded. I would not want to hold an academic degree that is devalued in such way that many people were able to cheat their way through it. This is a reflective piece of writing on plagiarism and what it feels like for an academic.

Writing an action plan

How to write an action plan in order to improve teaching practice. An action plan should include targets, next steps and success criteria for it to be meaningful.

Teaching and reflective practice

Teaching and learning are complex due to the many factors that impact what happens in a classroom. Teachers need to constantly adapt and change their activities and plans accordingly. And in order to do just that in an efficient and effective way, teachers must be reflective.

Zoom course query

Contact form to enquire about the Zoom course offer on moodle.