Author: brettcla

Readings for proposal development

After our research and Weblog meetings yesterday I was looking around for articles that might be helpful for the proposal development process. The article on literature reviews that I had mentioned is the following: Boote, D. N. & Beile, P.(2005).…

moving towards a prototype for GRAIL

Had an interesting meeting today with the ACG group in Education Commons about possible engines for GRAIL to provide the central frame for the environment that the various elements would link to. Mark Hume, formerly at UTSC, developed a really…

Visual representations of theory

One of my MEd students, Celynn Klemenchuk–whom many of you know, has a real knack for creating visual maps of complex ideas. She has a whole set of really great concept maps for different theories and theoretical perspectives and you…

The dissertation dive

I have been thinking a lot about how many of the most important elements of graduate education are quite implicit. One of these elements is the psychological aspect of the thesis process. People often start out seeing it as a…