An archive of insights and advice on adjusting to postgraduate life, what it means to pursue mastery, how to approach postgraduate learning and the best ways to set yourself up to succeed.
Introductory video for creative industries undergraduate units promoting the value of core skills for a career in the creative industries.
A selection of resources for academics who are supervising practice-led postgraduate student projects in the creative industries.
If you need help with designing your research project methodology or choosing the right research method or tools then you will definitely want to spend a little time exploring this collection of scholarly resources. Curated especially for creative practitioners and … READ MORE
To celebrate Open Access Week 2016, I have created this list of open access directories and repositories where you will find quality academic scholarship and teaching materials. While many of the repositories in this collection are multidisciplinary, the resources featured will be of particular interest to scholars and educators in arts and humanities disciplines.
As a tertiary teacher, I’m always looking for ways to increase opportunities for participation and collaboration in my classes. One of my preferred methods of doing this is to create virtual pin boards organised around the topics we are investigating and ask … READ MORE
With the many 1000s of educational apps on the market, staying up-to-date with learning technologies can be a time consuming and bewildering process. So consider this list a tiny attempt at elevating some of the confusion surrounding teaching with technology … READ MORE
Although I have no formal training in the discipline of film or the specificities of documentary film-making, I am an experienced ethnographer who has done hundreds of hours of participant observation and semi-structured interviews for the purpose of scholarly research. … READ MORE
This is a comprehensive collection of authoritative journals and academic anthologies featuring current scholarship on teaching and learning theories, practices, policies, debates and technologies with a specific focus on higher education. This list has been especially curated to help fellow … READ MORE
This post features a dynamic collection of peer-reviewed open access journals that publish scholarly research and criticism in the arts and humanities. Search, sort and preview the titles and abstracts for more than 70 publications across a range of disciplines … READ MORE
There is significant research that suggests student engagement is directly correlated to teachers and their style of teaching. Good pedagogy creates opportunities for active and collaborative learning, encourages students to be curious and autonomous learners, and provides the foundation for … READ MORE
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
Reflective practice encourages active and thoughtful engagement in our creative processes. This evolving compilation of resources has been especially curated to guide reflective thinking and writing for students and teachers who aspire to be reflective practitioners. Creative practitioners and artistic … READ MORE
Following my previous post, here’s the second recent attempt at creating an original resource to explain the flipped classroom to my students and tutors. If you like the result, feel free to use it in your own practice. You can read more … READ MORE
This is one of my recent attempts at creating some original resources to help explain blended learning to my students and tutors. If you like the result, feel free to use it in your own practice. You can read more from … READ MORE
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
This collection of web resources on blogging has been especially curated for students and teachers in the arts and humanities and addresses the professional value, pedagogy and best practicalities for blogging in higher education.
This post is about embedding your curated content in a Moodle using four of my favourite services: Twitter, Pinterest, Youtube and Storify. With these tools you can easily transform your Moodle module into a dynamic and engaging learning space that … READ MORE
Keywords: Blended learning, flipped classroom, digital literacy, multimodal lessons, active learning, self-directed learning, study planning, time management.