Monthly Archives: February 2011

How’s progress?

This is just a reminder that the timetable you were given states that during half-term “data collection should be at least well underway” and that before half-term you should have decided your topic and methodology and had it agreed. Some of you h… Continue reading

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Why Mr. Tickle? Investigating accents of English – #EvolvingEnglish

You might have heard that the British Library wants people to record themselves reading Mr. Tickle. And you???re probably wondering why. We have an extensive collection of recordings that capture a variety of 20th-century voices. You can hear severa… Continue reading

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Why Mr. Tickle? Investigating accents of English – #EvolvingEnglish

You might have heard that the British Library wants people to record themselves reading Mr. Tickle. And you’re probably wondering why. We have an extensive collection of recordings that capture a variety of 20th-century voices. You can hear several examples … Continue reading

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Stanley & Zero’s Escape – The Warden’s view by Chloe

Last night Chloe produced the work below using Google Docs. I was privileged to be able to help her get started writing from the Warden’s point of view, then she wrote the rest without further help. Well done Chloe!

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There’s more to finding information than a quick Google

I quite often get students telling me that they've been unable to find any information on their chosen topic. Usually that's because they're not looking in the right places, or in the right ways. Sarah K commented the other day … Continue reading

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There’s more to finding information than a quick Google

I quite often get students telling me that they’ve been unable to find any information on their chosen topic. Usually that’s because they’re not looking in the right places, or in the right ways. Sarah K commented the other day with regard to her … Continue reading

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The Power of Twitter for Supporting your Coursework

As I keep emphasising, although your eventual investigation and written coursework needs to be your own individual work, you are expected to research your topic area thoroughly, and that includes reading around the subject itself, and also finding out possible … Continue reading

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