Critical Pedagogy 3.0

Through the method of curation, we arrive at the convergence of critical pedagogy and pedagogy 3.0. The “critical” in Critical Pedagogy 3.0 refers to the ability to recognise, analyse and critique the social, cultural and political processes that are a … READ MORE

Critical Reflection and Reflective Practice

Reflective practice encourages active and thoughtful engagement in our creative processes. This evolving compilation of resources has been specially curated to guide reflective thinking and writing for students and teachers who aspire to be reflective practitioners. Creative practitioners and artistic … READ MORE

We ♥︎ Free Apps

A digital toolkit for content discovery and curation, collating and organising information, communicating and collaborating, reading and research, writing and referencing, presentations and publishing. This list has been tailored to meet the general needs of my students in the core … READ MORE

Critical Inquiry for Creative Media

This resource collection provides an introduction to critical inquiry for creative media students. “The critical and creative functions of the mind are so interwoven that neither can be separated from the other without an essential loss to both”. — Anonymous

The West and the Rest

West and the Rest Explore jodieinblack’s photos on Flickr. jodieinblack has uploaded 297 photos to Flickr. Contemporary media technologies such as satellite television and the Internet have created a constant flow of transnational images that connect audiences worldwide. And through the … READ MORE

Piracy, Privacy and Surveillance

As digital citizens, it is our responsibility to be fully aware of our technological surroundings. This involves understanding the ethics and implications of our online behaviour and use of technology. In this lesson, we unpack some of the key debates relating to digital ethics and rights in relation to piracy, privacy and surveillance.

Media Activism

Alternative media is a vehicle for advancing counter-hegemonic discourse and differs from mainstream mass media in that it is often presumed to have a much greater capacity for transforming spectators into citizens and empowering them to actively participate in social change. In this lesson, we will examine the validity of this presumption and explore a range of activist media tactics such as culture jamming.