Campus Session 1 Module 3 BAPP WBS3760 10th October 2012 The Grove Hendon CampusSchool of Media and Performing Arts
Sometimes people can feelmanic in this final modulebecause things seems to bestanding still even though theyare very busy! so it is good tofind ways and peers to help youmanage the stress levels. Seethe advice on this BBC YouTubeanimation. http://www.youtube.c om/watch?v=hnpQrM qDoqE
Final Module 3 Assessment – 3 main parts Part 1: The Critical Review It is primarily written but can contain visual or audio visual elements showing the process of investigating a topic (practitioner research) with analysis that has implications for your practice. Part 2: The Professional Artefact a product or a work in progress that is created - it can be a document, an event, or an activity - it can be something that informs others in your community of practice or workplace - the artefact should emerge from the inquiry Part 3: The Oral Presentation an in person/ audio-visual demonstration that shows that you have progressed in your ability to show knowledge and understanding that is based on your ‘inquiry’
Professional Inquiry stages and stepsWhere are you now in your process? You could be in several places at once now!
Professional InquiryProfessional Inquiry involves using the inquiry approach todevelop knowledge and understanding about a topic that has todo with your professional practice.This process uses steps and stages to allow the questions toevolve into finding our solutions, creating interventions,developing expertise in particular subject that are valuable to theinterface you have with your work.It also involves a personal dimension in that there is aprogression in the ability to think through issues and problemsusing analysis, academic argument (convincing someone of yourpoint of view using evidence) and reflection.
Date for submitting this semesterSubmission by 7th Jan 2013 – paper copy posted to Paula and adigital version sent to BAPP@mdx.ac.ukThis is for the Critical Review and Professional Artefact as the Oral Presentations will be have been pencilled in for the 24th January 2012 with morning and/or afternoon sessions to be attended by advisers and BAPP (Arts) peersPlease label these with your name and module code when sent as attachments. Alsomake sure these are in a readable format (like Word).If completing the module is not possible this term, you need to discuss this with youracademic adviser so that they can help you decide on the best course of action.
Simple InquirySimpleinquiry is acycle thatcan beentered intoagain anagain. http://www.indiana.edu/~irap/phase1/intro1.html
Professional InquiryIt can be chaotic in certain stages.
Professional Inquiry Drafting and editing Structure your thinking Bulls eye Make your points Explain your thinking the finishing line!Preparation, scheduling, doing, evaluating,putting back into practice, and reflecting onthe process with others in mind http://www.london2012.com/news/articles/double-gold-delight-for-farah.html
AdviceUpdate your adviser is a way of organising thinking about yourinquiryContinue to blog as a way of communication with the BAPP(Arts) network/SIGsCommunicate with your adviser in a meaningful way – use theformative feedback throughout the study periodBegin the drafting process by verbally explaining your inquiryand using the update to start the writing process
Professional Inquiry: the Critical Review The critical review has formal structure.http://www.greek-islands.us/athens/parthenon/
Professional Inquiry: the Critical ReviewStructure is discussed and reflected upon as you present your critical review.http://www.younghackney.org/organisations/all/hackney-shed.php
The Artefact The artifact can show various aspects of what you do.Co-curator of the Gauguin exhibition Christine Riding talking about Oviri during filming for theTates short film on the artisthttp://blog.tate.org.uk/?p=3179
The ArtefactThe artefact might show something like a curriculum or planning for a performance. http://www.publish.csiro.au/multimedia/projects/FINA/sections/sports/sync_home.html
The Oral PresentationCreating a summary of all that the module has explored and achieved. This is about your being able to identify and celebrate your achievements from your study and your work. We will talk more about this later in the module… http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Jch KtFn1Dec
1st Group ExerciseGroup exercisesReviewing your plan…Where are you now? Discuss with the others in your group: 1) Your research/inquiry questions and ideas 2) Your inquiry title 3) Ethical issues that are involved in the inquiry 4) What you have done so far in terms of researching literature 5) What you have done so far in terms of gathering dataREMEMBER you can use diagrams to and concept mapping to do this
Look at feedback and discussLocate where you are in an update – identify milestones and actions.
2nd Group ExerciseUpdating your plan - using the earlier discussion, spend some time clarifying with others what you need to do now, and establish some action points that can be discussed with your adviser.. Action: Action: Action:
Older and New Group Exercise Examples• Action: I need to send my information sheet to my participants and schedule my interviews• Action: I need to do my interviews• Action: I need to get permission from the Gatekeeper (head, director, boss) at my workplace• Action: I need to transcribe quotes that I intend to use as evidence• Action: I need to review my literature and complete this by adding sources that will inform my analysis of my topic – maybe that have academic arguments that are not in agreement with each other• Action: buy/borrow an audio taping device.• Action: put the BAPP schedule into my diary• Action: contact my adviser• Action: do my update for my myself and then send to my adviser
Formative Feedback p. 12 in the Handbook• Week 1: Formative feedback - after looking at your adviser feedback from Module 2 - students send a 1 page summary to your adviser with your inquiry title, your research/inquiry questions and ideas, ethical issues, literature review up to this point, changes to your plan, ideas for your artefact, and any questions or issues that might have arisen for the module after reading the Module 3 Handbook.
Please use the suggested topics below as blog topics p. : 8-9 Module Handbook• Updates on inquiry progress and sharing discoveries• Reviews of campus sessions• BA (Hons) Professional Practice (Arts) 3760 – Professional Inquiry Module Handbook• Commentary on discussions with your peers and SIGs• Reflections on working collaboratively using social media• A conversation with professional externals to the BAPP (Arts) network – put up their thoughts or have them comment• Thoughts about your artefact – what is it and who is your audience – is it a product or a work in progress?• An evaluation of your processes for doing the inquiry i.e. the tools you have used• Summary of your main project findings in 100 words or less, what do you think is the main benefit of your findings• Critical reflection on your learning experience for Module 3.• Thoughts and plans for your oral presentation• Summary of your learning experience across the BAPP (Arts) course
PlenaryPoints to take away from this session?A good sense of direction for what you need to do and the feeling that the job is achievable.Continue using your blog for yourself and others in the BAPP (Arts) community of practice.