#TLCwebinar Reworking The Big Agency as an interactive employability unit #MMUBigAg

At 12:30pm today, I was going to seeking to reflect on how The Big Agency has developed as a Level 5 unit at Manchester Metropolitan University. There appears to be an issue with browser access for other participants, so we have re-arranged for 10th May 2017. I’m looking forward to hearing from others, queries as to what might/might not have worked, and suggestions for other options to try: #TLCwebinar Reworking The Big Agency as an Continue Reading →

#TLCwebinar Reworking The Big Agency as an interactive employability unit #bigag16

Wednesday 10th of May April 2017 12:30-13:30 (UK Time) *Moved from 26th April, as browser issues in universities Find The Big Agency: Blog : Twitter : Facebook The Big Agency is a second year university unit at Manchester Metropolitan University that I’ve been reworking to meet the following description: Creative agencies today are not just looking for creativity; they’re looking for employability. In the agency world, skills such as communication, team working, client relationship building, strategic Continue Reading →

[LIFELONG LEARNING] Feedback on Reflective Essay on PhD Supervision

It’s been a while since I wrote an essay, but I was pleased to receive this mark yesterday for an essay on “To produce a written reflective assignment, to include a demonstration of the participant’s critical and analytical understanding of the learning from the unit content, and action planning for their continuing professional development as postgraduate supervisors. (2,500- 3,000 words)”. You can download the essay (minus appendices) in PDF format, and I think the feedback below Continue Reading →

[SPEAKER] Keep Calm and Carry On: Visualising the People’s War in Posters

As the ceremony from Theipval, commemorating the Battle of the Somme, plays in the background, it reminded me that I’d not posted my slides from a session I presented to the Visual Culture Research Group at MMU on Wednesday afternoon, in which I gave an overview of my book proposal to convert my PhD to publication (very slow progress, yes!). My presentation came after Jim Aulich had talked about social visual media and the persistence of images, finding Continue Reading →