Symposium: Creative methods in teaching and learning in HE

On 9th September CERS held a symposium around the use of creative methods in teaching and learning in higher education.

Attended by academics from across the country, the event gave a group of CERS staff the chance to showcase their latest research, as well as

The day kicked off with an introduction from Professor Paul Haywood, Deputy Dean in the School of Art and Design. Researchers from CERS then introduced their project on using mobile digital photography to enrich students’ theoretical understanding (a project funded by the Centre for Academic Practice (CAPE) at Middlesex).

Other presentations across the day included:

  • ‘Lost Luggage’ – a report on an intensive, one-week material-based learning workshop designed as a student engagement project to open up new learning dialogues across different subject disciplines and different stages of learning.
  • Multimodal Composition in Digital Platforms – exploring creative methods and research-based pedagogies for higher education.
  • Troublesome knowledge in 3D – a workshop exploring pedagogic approaches to engaging learners with troublesome knowledge and practices, using LEGO® SERIOUS PLAY®