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Project: Stories and Streams, week 8: #media2012 as an assignment brief revisited

After the classroom restructuring in the previous session, this week was used to define the #media2012 west midlands brief for the remaining alternative media and web production (AM and WP) students to take them through the processes to complete their final 100 percent portfolio task due in May. The brief The AM&WP cohort will now be working together as a…

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Project: Stories and Streams, Week 7: Events-based learning: the west midlands #media2012 hub

When I started working on the Alternative Media and Web Production (AM&WP) module late-2010, it was with the intention of working towards embedding citizen journalism and the Olympic Games as a priority topic and theme for the module. It begin with #mc539, which then evolved into #MED5008, a course within another – online journalism. The first 6 weeks, my AM&WP…

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Hacking Contemporary Screen Acting: Pedagogy of “doing stuff” #uwsltas

This is the second year that Stuart Hepburn has asked me to guest lecture as part of his Contemporary Screen Acting (CSA) degree at University of the West of Scotland. CSA is different from say, a general acting qualification, because it asks the students to see beyond simply doing a vocational course in becoming an actor. It is designed by Stuart, to provide a…

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