I am a PhD Student in E Research and Technology Enhanced Learning at Lancaster University and am now in Part II working on my Research Proposal.
I used a wordpress blog for Part One of my PHD which I have now closed down. That is available at https://debsphdblogpart1.wordpress.com/
Modules and Research Papers
It is a great course. It structured and is module based with a final thesis based on original research. It aligns with a networked learning approach and is cohort based. I am in Cohort 10 and passed the following modules in Part I .
|Code||Module Title||Paper Title|
|EDS821||Research Methods in Education and Social Science||Exploring the potential for open digital badges within Swansea University|
|EDS822||The Development of Professional Practice||Exploring conceptions of the development of a Technology Enhanced Learning Community of Practice (TELCoP) at Swansea University through phenomenography|
|EDS823||Researching Technology Enhanced / Networked Learning, Teaching and Assessment||The collective variation in academic staff experience of using online collaborative technologies and understanding of networked learning practices within a research-led institution in the UK|
|EDS825||Interculturality and Globalisation in Technology Enhanced Learning||How are online spaces shaped by culture ? An evaluation and analysis of the Swansea Academy of Learning and Teaching Website and Community Blog|
|EDS824||Groups and Communities: Researching the Design of Technology Enhanced / Networked Learning Communities||The variation range in staff conceptions of the use of webinar technologies in a ‘traditional’ university in the UK|
I’m interested in Informal Professional Learning Networks and Online Social Learning and the power of emotional support in online communities. Its a work in progress …