Summer School 2017 Programme

 
Creative Methods for Research and Community Engagement
Summer School, 6 to 8 July 2017, Keele University
 
Day 1 – Thursday 6 July. New Vic Theatre, Newcastle-under-Lyme
  • 11.00 Introductory session in the auditorium  
    Introductions, what to expect from the summer school with Helen Kara
  • 11.55 Move to Workspace
  • 12.05 Introduction to arts-based research: Professor Mihaela Kelemen, CASIC Director
  • 12.30 Q&A; discussion
  • 13.00 Lunch
  • 14.00 Small group work: design a research project from a short written brief, using arts-based methods alongside traditional methods as appropriate: Sue Moffat
  • 14.45 Prepare a three-minute presentation, in groups, of your research design, using arts-based methods: Sue Moffat
  • 15.30 Tea
  • 16.00 Presentations of group work: Helen Kara
  • 17.00 Discussion and Q&A on arts-based methods: Helen Kara
  • 17.30 Close

 

Day 2 – Friday 7 July. New Vic Theatre, Newcastle-under-Lyme
  • 9.30 Coffee
  • 10.00 Introduction to transformative research frameworks and Indigenous methodologies with Helen Kara (auditorium)
  • 10.20 "Transformative research frameworks are designed to redress power imbalances. To what extent can they achieve this aim?" Open space technology (OST) part 1: Helen Kara
  • 10.50 Coffee
  • 11.20 "Transformative research frameworks are designed to redress power imbalances. To what extent can they achieve this aim?" OST part 2: Helen Kara
  • 11.55 Move to Workspace
  • 12.05 Big group discussion of transformative research frameworks and OST: Helen Kara
  • 12.30 Introduction to mixed methods research: Helen Kara
  • 13.00 Lunch
  • 14.00 Button exercise to map food poverty: Emma Surman
  • 14.20 Introduction to mapping (Pathways through Participation): Véronique Jochum
  • 14.50 Participatory mapping in practice: Véronique Jochum
  • 16.00 Tea
  • 16.30 Analysing the data: Véronique Jochum
  • 17.00 Reflections and learning: Véronique Jochum
  • 17.30 Close

 

Day 3 – Saturday 8 July. Keele University campus.
  • 9.30 Coffee
  • 10.00 Introduction to research using technology – presentation, Helen Kara
  • 10.30 Hands-on work with technology in three venues: The Kave (Keele Active Virtual Environment) and Moser Sound Studio for interactive virtual technology, and MakerSpace for a practical session on creative programming for research. Everyone will have time in each venue plus a 20-minute break during the morning.
  • 13.00 Lunch
  • 14.00 Introduction to creative academic writing – presentation, Helen Kara
  • 14.15 Ethnography as advocacy or 'people writing for animals' – presentation, Lindsay Hamilton
  • 14.45 Introduction to geopoetics (creative responses to place) – Ceri Morgan
  • 15.00 Creative academic writing exercise – Helen Kara
  • 15.20 Creative academic writing – discussion in pairs/threes – Helen Kara
  • 15.40 Creative academic writing – big group discussion – Helen Kara
  • 16.00 Final Q&A, closing remarks – Mihaela Kelemen
  • 16.30 Close