About Me

Lee Fallin
8f9c9246914edc2759c48654d6f5f5ff@LeeFallin United Kingdom

Tweeting and blogging about Geography, higher education, learning, development, Lego & politics.

Liberal Democrat. University of Hull. All tweets and posts in a personal capacity.
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I work as a Learning Developer within higher education. I am an Associate of the Higher Education Academy and a Postgraduate Fellow of the Royal Geographical Society.

I have a degree in Geography from the University of Hull and am currently working towards an educational doctorate (EdD). I have a background in student engagement, student-centred research and volunteer development.

2 thoughts to “About Me”

  1. Hi,

    I find your blog really interesting. I’m thinking of doing the EdD at Hull in Sept. I just wondered if you could give some insight what to expect? I’m particularly interested in how you found the transition from geography to educational studies.

    Thanks,
    Helen

    1. Hi Helen, thanks for your kind comment!

      As education studies is interdisciplinary, I found a lot of overlap with human geography. Some areas of the literature were challenging at first as it was new to me, but other areas were much easier for the geographical background. A lot of the sociological, historical and even philosophical areas of the literature are easily relatable to everything I did in geography.

      The EdD at Hull is a really good programme. There is a fantastic staff team and an incredible amount of experience. Our year group on the course have been a massive support and the programme and Hull is well structured to take advantage of that. We have a range of people from all kinds of backgrounds and I know they are keen on involving us with the new cohort. It’s been nice to learn in a non-intimidating environment and I think that is quite special for doctoral level.

      I’m happy to answer any more questions you have.

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