Creative Practice as Research Symposium

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Black Box Theatre

Institute of Technology Sligo

Ireland

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The Symposium will enhance professional development of lecturers in their supervision and examination of postgraduate students in line with the Institute’s TU plan to increase Level 9 research in the Connaught-Ulster Alliance (IT Sligo, GMIT & LYIT). It will also assist in further supporting students’ pathway to professional success through a level 9 Masters programme.

Seminar Presentations

Chair: Dr Niall Rea, Yeats Academy of Arts, Design & Architecture (YAADA), IT Sligo

KEYNOTE - Dr. Franziska Schroeder: Performing Musician & Senior Lecturer in Music & Sonic Arts, Queens University

"Bringing practice closer to research - the need for looking sideways”

Dr Schroeder argues for a closer alignment of practice and research. She will examine the tactile engagement of artists with their tools, giving some examples of artists that have managed to do what practice research should do - to challenge art works to their artiness, to challenge music to its music-ness.

Dr. Matt Jennings: Lecturer in Drama, Ulster University

A Practice as Research Case Study - 'Acts of Caring ... Applied drama, puppetry & sympathetic presence

Dr. Lisa Fitzpatrick: Head of Drama Research, Ulster University

Practice as Research Postgraduate Supervision & Examination.

BREAK OUT WORKING GROUPS

'Where's the Research” – one group with each presenter

40 mins focusing audience members who have already started, or are thinking of starting, their own Practice as Research (PaR) projects using an interactive seminar with discussion about their projects - to clarify and justify their research question, methodology and how the practice stands in relation to their field.

ROUND TABLE DISCUSSION

The three guest presenters will discuss the findings of the working groups and the proposed Creative Practice as Research focus of the newly formed Yeats Academy of Arts, Design and Architecture.

This event is sponsored by the National Forum for the Enhancement of Teaching and Learning in Higher Education Seminar Series 2018-2019


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