Adrian Hewitt, from Merton, was the first interviewee for this research. When we met back in September 2006 the research methodology was just evolving. Since then Adrian has participated in all the different stages of the Learning History research including, for this History, an extensive cylce of 'perspective gathering' from others actors involved in the Merton Rule. At the workshop stage, Adrian, like other protagonists present, could see people working with the story he had told.
Adrian Hewitt - Pictured against Chris Seely's graphical poster of Merton that includes a cartoon of his cat Randolph!
At the workshop I had the opportunity to ask Adrian how, after 18 months, he reflected on his participation in this research. Click on the audio button below to hear me pose this question to Adrian and to hear his response.
".....The value for me is to see someone taking an interest at an academic level in the story rather than just in the outcomes of the Merton Rule at a technical level..."
In the audio clip, Adrian goes on to talk, among other things, about the value in making comparisons with other protagonists from other Learning Histories - in particular Steve from the Nottingham Declaration who was also attending.
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