The irrefutable strength of social media is in its ability to break down barriers. We usually talk about this quality in terms of social media’s ability to overcome issues of time and space, but in this post I want to focus on its’ ability to overcome barriers between groups; say… between researchers and practitioners in… Read More No More Gatekeepers! Researchers and Practitioners
Being a reflective researcher is particularly crucial when conducting cross-cultural research.
I am forever battling against this assumption that those who are realistic (even cynical and pessimistic) are more intelligent.
I was asked to prepare a video presentation of my research for the Masters of Education students of Australian Catholic University. A transcript of the presentation is included below with links to useful resources for those who are interested.
As researchers in the interpretivist paradigm we are expected to grapple and come to some sort of understanding of our participants’ worldview. This strikes me as an impossible task.