I blog at www.insideview.ie, talk at audioboo.fm/topgold and share videos at youtube.com/topgold
conducted continuous, semi-structured and informal interviews with selected students and respondents. The researcher developed interviews using the ethnographic process recommended by Spradley (1979). The data that the researcher collected from classroom observations, exploration, investigation, and surveys of student attitudes toward such classroom environments assisted in preparing the analysis of findings. Artifacts (for example, tape recordings and computer software) also assisted in the data collection and analysis processes. http://www.amazon.com/Ethnographic-Interview-James-P-Spradley/dp/0030444969
Students Turned Off by Turnitin? Perception of Plagiarism and Collusion by Undergraduate Bioscience Students Andrew Thompsett and Jatinder Ahluwalia, November 2010 School of Health and Biosciences, University of East London
Expanding Minds: Developing Creative Thinking in Young Learners Robert Fisher, 2006. This paper is published in CATS: The IATEFL Young Learners SIG journal, Spring 2006
Nicholas Negroponte: From being digital to digital beings. IBM Systems Journal 39 (3&4): 417-418 (2000)
Hanging Out , Messing Around , and Geeking Out: Kids Living and Learning with New Media by Mizuko Ito.
Simply the best work about creativity shared at Slideshare.net.
From the beginning of time, creatives acted.
Connecting with tribes enhances everyone’s work.
Deviations are okay.
From Jason Theodor.
From Jason Theodor www.jasontheodor.com
Snapped during an audio preparation session.
I use Google Plus. http://gplus.to/topgold
This work emerged as part of the “Octaver” project in October 2012 at http://audioboo.fm.
Foot warmers optional.
Hazmah and Griffith, 2006 NATIONAL FORUM OF APPLIED EDUCATIONAL RESEARCH JOURNAL-ELECTRONIC VOLUME 19 NUMBER 3, 2006 1 Fostering Problem Solving & Creative Thinking in the Classroom: Cultivating a Creative Mind!
You need a curatorial process underneath all your creative work.
Biros do not require power. Handy that.
Pinboard.in automatically hoovers the flow from three of my Twitter accounts. This shows part of http://pinboard.in/u:topgold
More than 90% of the images created in our modules are available through Creative Commons licensing.
Word cloud arising when first-year students were asked what interests them.
We arrange guest lecturers through Google Hangouts.
We connect with lecturers in other third level institutions through Google Plus.
Well-spoken during LIN 2012 in Dublin, Ireland.
According to Torrance and Safter (1990), students prefer to learn creatively by exploring, questioning, experimenting, manipulating, listening, and testing
Malcolm Gladwell’s research on outliers shows a true professional has spent 10,000 hours on task.
Robertson K (2005). "Active listening: more than just paying attention" . Aust Fam Physician 34 (12): 1053–5. PMID 1633349
From Jason Theodor’s Creative Method.
From work with Google Docs emerges major conclusions, automatically peer-reviewed.
From the study of Hanging Out, Messing Around, and Geeking Out. The photo is a screenshot snapped on my iTouch during a Google Hangout.
Sometimes it’s as basic as cutting strips out of storyboards and repasting print documents
I’m very findable.
I’m very findable. I blog and talk about education, technology and being a dad to a very creative couple of kids.
Blank Screen Creativity
BlankScreenCreativityUnleashing the creativeprocess, one blank screen at atime. @topgold
I’m Bernie GoldbachLimerick School of Art and Design @topgold
I teach third level creative students how to communicate throughMedia Writing, Public Relations, Social Media and AppliedCommunications in a BSc degree programme.I need to ensure our graduates can populate digital channels with theircreative work.I need to inculcate a collaborative spirit to ensure our graduates canwork with designers, art directors, copywriters, front end developers,programmers, marketers, and analysts.Our graduates need to surmount blank screens and be creative. @topgold
-- My research includes continuous, informal interviews with students.The Process -- Followed ethnographic process recommended by Spradley (1979). -- Digital artifacts (Flickr,Things I’ve done to investigate Instagram, Google Plus, Twitter,blank screen creativity. Audioboo) assisted the data collection process. @topgold
-- Borrows from JasonThe Creative Theodor’s Creative Method and System.Experience -- Learners bring their own devices. -- Teachers identify creative oases.Things worth sharing -- An effective process shares eureka moments @topgold
Learnersarrive in acopy-and-paste modeStudents who actually“engaged in writingassignments... exhibitedhigher levels of critical thinkingand overall understanding oftheir topic...“Thompsett and Ahluwalia, 2010 @topgold
What promotescreativity is aquestioningclassroom.Ask unusual andchallengingquestions.Value diversity.Robert Fisher, 2006 @topgold
A transformation hasoccurred. We havemoved from "atom-based" economy, andtowards one focusedaround the creation,manipulation,communication andstorage of electronicbinary digits or "bits".Nicholas Negroponte, 2000 @topgold
Stress is part of thelandscape with KidsLiving and Learning withNew Media.Mizuko Ito, 2009 @topgold
JasonTheodor’sCreativeMethodIt’s about action, connectionand deviation. @topgold