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Tag Archives: mapping
what’s all this reading about then – starting the PhD
When you begin the PhD you will be told to read, and read a lot. But you’ll find not any old approach to reading will do. It’s a particular kind of reading that’s expected. So it’s important to get a … Continue reading
Posted in literature mapping, literature review, PhD, reading, Reading, starting the PhD Tagged literature review, literature work, mapping, Pat Thomson, reading, starting the PhD 1 Comment
mapping a text
I love a good map. I’m not talking about the satnav you have in your car, or its predecessor the street directory. Nor am I talking about the underground map I occasionally have to consult when I’m down in London. … Continue reading
Posted in academic writing, argument, book writing, mapping, thesis Tagged argument, book, mapping, Pat Thomson, thesis 7 Comments
literatures work – and a pair of new shoes…
It’s September and the Autumn equinox. To mark the occasion, I took my new pair of lace-up boots out of their box and gave them their first wearing/airing. Now anyone who knows me knows that I always have a pair … Continue reading
Posted in literature mapping, literature review, literature reviews, mapping, reading, scan-reading, scoping, Uncategorized Tagged literatures work, mapping, noting, Pat Thomson, scoping 6 Comments
I can’t find anything written on my topic… really?
Sometimes people tell me that they can’t find any literature that is relevant to their research. They are doing something that nobody else has researched and written about and so there isn’t anything to read. What, they ask, can they … Continue reading
Posted in focusing in, literature mapping, literature review, no literatures Tagged focusing, literature review, mapping, no literatures, Pat Thomson, scoping 19 Comments
mapping the literatures, step two. #acwrimo work in progress
I left off the last post on literature work at the point of having a base set of literatures about blogging that I had drawn from peer-reviewed journals. I’d skimmed all of the abstracts once, in order to weed out … Continue reading