In Syndication

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My Views: Teaching, Learning and Research in Creative Arts education

My colleague Angus Fraser asked me to fill out a questionnaire for a paper he is writing.  As I like to recycle and re-connect content, I’ve pasted the my answers below.  All the views are my own and not my employers or departments.

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QUESTIONNAIRE BY ANGUS FRASER ... read more »

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MOOCing the Prison?

My last post, MOOCing the Liberal Arts? concluded with this suggestion: “For those of us in higher education, including our students, our work is to provide MOOC alternatives by using technology, and other means, to improve what we do and to open access to what we have.” ... read more »

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MOOCing the Liberal Arts?

I had the opportunity to speak this past weekend with my colleague and friend, Liz Losh, about the FemTechNet DOCC2013 as part of the Gaede Institute’s yearly conversation on the Liberal Arts, this one on ... read more »

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Betting on the House

270px-House_of_Cards_title_cardMy social media feeds are practically overflowing with references to the second season of the hit Netflix series House of Cards, many of them assessing the show’s ... read more »

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Evolving Standards and Practices in Tenure and Promotion Reviews

The following is the text of a talk I gave last week at the University of North Texas’s Academic ... read more »

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Wrestling with an Angel: RIP Stuart Hall

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The Inner World of Doc McStuffins

doc-mcstuffins1“It’s just a kids show. Why do you have to read so much into it?”

With that preemptive objection behind us, and with the answer “because I’m having fun,” let’s talk about Doc McStuffins’ mental wellbeing. ... read more »

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One Moment, Waving Back


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Collaborative Photograph from a train. ... read more »

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Sunny community on a sliding doors bus on a rainy morning

Due to a recent car crash I’ve had to resort to walking and/or taking the bus to work, which is a huge novelty for me.  I text my friend from the buses I take in an exaggerated mock miserable Victor Meldrew character voice, complaining about the germ filled steamed up windows and the general forced sociability of the circumstance. ... read more »

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Introduction to ’12 Years a Slave’, The Watershed – 28.1.14

[Below is a written up version of what was spoken from the head, rather than recited from a script.
Introduction given at The Watershed, Bristol, 28 January 2014, 5.30pm] ... read more »