Research Essentials

Perspectives on an academic environment: a collaborative blog by Gill Clough & Rebecca Ferguson

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Writing Week – Escape to the Cotswolds

May 11th, 2017 · No Comments

This week, 6 of us have headed off to a Rural Retreats cottage in the cotswolds for a writing retreat. It looks and sounds pretty decadent, but in reality it is seriously productive. Not everyone has been able to stay in the 5 bedroom place for the entire week, but 5 of us have been […]

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Tags: by Gill · Publications

Open Access to our Publications

February 10th, 2016 · No Comments

I get requests for various publications that people have found on ORO (Open Access Database) but sometimes cannot download. In particular, our book, Augmented Education: Sheehy, Ferguson & Clough (2014). I therefore put together a version of the pre-print draft (no index etc) created a website and uploaded it. At least now if somebody asks […]

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Eight steps to writing an academic article

December 8th, 2009 · No Comments

Identify a subject What is the focus? Why is this significant? Who would be interested? Identify a journal Which journals are interested in this subject – according to their aims and scope? Which journals have editors and readers who are likely to be interested in this? Check the journal Download four articles from the last […]

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Tags: by Rebecca · Publications · Research Tools

How far can you get from Creative Commons?

October 2nd, 2009 · No Comments

We just received the copyright form for the book on education in virtual worlds that we are editing with Kieron Sheehy. They want it back today. I’m just wondering whether this wholesale transfer of rights and copyright is the norm. More importantly, I’m wondering how it ever got to be the norm – and how […]

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Tags: Publications · Reflections