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University teaching; information technology
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John - background to PhD
John outlines the funding he received and the timeframe in which he completed his PhD.
John - deciding against an academic career
John explains how and why his aspirations about an academic career changed.
John - learning technologist
John describes his role as a learning technologist in a research-intensive university.
John - moving out of academia
John describes his move away from the idea of a lectureship and the process through which he identified the type of work and culture that would suit him best.
John - PhD experience
John shares his experience of doing a PhD, and particularly the challenge of completing his thesis while working as a lecturer.
John - PhD topic
John describes how he came to decide on his thesis topic.
John - the meaning of the PhD
John considers whether the PhD affects his identity and how it influences the way he does his job.
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