Category Archives: Experiencia PhD

My decolonizing path

The publication of our book: Women in Academia crossing North-South borders is a testament of a collective pursuit. Our voices became powerful as we weaved our stories sharing our lived experiences. I highly recommend to read the book as a whole.

My decolonizing path

The publication of our book: Women in Academia crossing North-South borders is a testament of a collective pursuit. Our voices became powerful as we weaved our stories sharing our lived experiences. I highly recommend to read the book as a whole.

It is time to submit!

I thought the valley of shit was over last year as I finally managed to write my thesis. Little I knew that there was still a lot to come. I guess I will understand more about the whole process in a few

It is time to submit!

I thought the valley of shit was over last year as I finally managed to write my thesis. Little I knew that there was still a lot to come. I guess I will understand more about the whole process in a few

What are doctoral supervisors for? A personal view

Originally posted on Nick Hopwood:
The posts I’ve done recently on supervision (10 ways to annoy your supervisors, and the guest response on how to be a crappy supervisor), have been popular. So I thought I’d follow up with a…

What are doctoral supervisors for? A personal view

Originally posted on Nick Hopwood:
The posts I’ve done recently on supervision (10 ways to annoy your supervisors, and the guest response on how to be a crappy supervisor), have been popular. So I thought I’d follow up with a…

The significance of context in qualitative research

As I have rewritten the contribution of my thesis to knowledge, one thing that came up as significant was the context of the study: Chile. I agree with Kumaravadivelu that “All pedagogy, like all politics, is local. To ignore local exigencies is to ignore

The significance of context in qualitative research

As I have rewritten the contribution of my thesis to knowledge, one thing that came up as significant was the context of the study: Chile. I agree with Kumaravadivelu that “All pedagogy, like all politics, is local. To ignore local exigencies is to ignore

It is just a PhD!

2012-2013 has been a crucial year in my PhD experience. Not only have I written my thesis, but my researcher persona has emerged. Despite that, I still feel like an academic fraud and my research assertions are very tentative. Submission

It is just a PhD!

2012-2013 has been a crucial year in my PhD experience. Not only have I written my thesis, but my researcher persona has emerged. Despite that, I still feel like an academic fraud and my research assertions are very tentative. Submission

Can complex ideas be communicated in 3 minutes?

As a PhD student in OZ  I have been encouraged to participate in a competition called the 3M thesis. This competition is for PhD students and consists of  a 3Minute presentation of your thesis  to a lay audience. This competition

Can complex ideas be communicated in 3 minutes?

As a PhD student in OZ  I have been encouraged to participate in a competition called the 3M thesis. This competition is for PhD students and consists of  a 3Minute presentation of your thesis  to a lay audience. This competition

From a topic to a thesis. The return!

It is been more than a month that I wrote my last post about my struggle towards an argument for my thesis. Well, I still haven’t resolved the issue, but I am working on it. This time I am doing

From a topic to a thesis. The return!

It is been more than a month that I wrote my last post about my struggle towards an argument for my thesis. Well, I still haven’t resolved the issue, but I am working on it. This time I am doing