Literature Review – Update – Despondent with Square Shoulders

14th March 2018 High hopes on round two of the literature review,  2000 words on psychological resilience, a repeat of last month’s request although this time I am optimistic.  I have used Grace Poulters “do a little often” method for critical reading and writing.  I discovered more about the literature and read over 50 articles,…

Literature Review – Update

10th February 2018 My self-imposed timeframe for completion of this professional doctorate is challenging, at Viva and completion of the thesis in early 2020.  My supervisory team, (who I will introduce later) are supporting this ambition, and hold me to account against the deliverables at each supervisory meeting.  My first draft of my literature review…

A Quick Visit to GCNYC

Had a quick trip to New York to visit with family and took the opportunity to pop into the new Glasgow Caledonian New York College campus.  I took the E train from Forethills all the way to Canal Street and made good time, just under 50 minutes.  However , once I got off the subway…

Professional Doctorate Conference

Professional Doctorate Student Conference               17th – 19th of January 2018 Day 1 – My first Professional Doctorate (Prof-doc) conference, made it through two rough years of academic development, the conference marks the halfway point.  Day 1 delivered a few good nuggets of information, academic writing skills which I will take-away and develop.  I like the…

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Why Blog The purpose of this blog is to offer a practical insight to anyone considering or undertaking a Professional Doctorate study.  The Professional Doctorate (aka ProfDoc) is a part-time programme normally between 4 -5 years, a long time, I hear you scream. No! … Time will take on a new dimension the instant you…