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Use nodes and models to guide your academic writing

When I started my MEd in Holocaust education by full dissertation, I was given a great piece of advice. Start with the correct software from the outset. I was advised to familiarize myself with and use EndNote, which I found … Continue reading

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Choices, choices … story or narrative, History or history?

I have just completed my PhD proposal, which uses narrative inquiry as the theoretical and methodological framework. One of the dilemmas I was faced with is when to use ‘narrative’ and when to use ‘story’. Another was trying to decide … Continue reading

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Presenting my first full-day Nvivo workshop

When I started out with Nvivo three years ago, little did I realise that it would set me on the path of teaching other people too. The success of my M.Ed data analysis led my previously sceptical supervisor to ask … Continue reading

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