MICER 2017

Methods in Chemistry Education Research 2017 was last week. I didn’t make it down to London for it but did submit a poster (https://micerportal.wordpress.com/2017/04/24/poster-methods-of-investigating-alternative-conceptions-in-nmr/) and followed along a bit on twitter. I’ve been to a few of these style of events, initially as ‘Getting Started in Pedagogic Research 2012, I missed one in 2013, showed […]

Worshiping False Metrics (not what you think)

I’ve been ploughing through research data lately in several different formats and I’m forcing myself to take great care with certain types of data. Most notably this is grade data, particularly between cohorts. It’s one of the key differences between carrying out pedagogical research and chemistry research. If I run the same sample (preparing it to […]

#blimage Can’t see the wood for the trees!

I’ve been challenged by @annakwood (who blogs here: http://learningfrome-learning.blogspot.co.uk/ and if you’re not reading it, you probably should be) to write a blog post as part of the #blimage challenge (details: http://steve-wheeler.blogspot.co.uk/2015/07/blimey-its-blimage.html). You can read Anna’s post here: http://learningfrome-learning.blogspot.co.uk/2015/07/the-colours-of-active-learning.html). This is the image Anna has sent me and I love it, particularly because I spend a silly amount […]