Art, Design, Media and Humanities Examples 

Giving students alternative assessment options for undertaking a Product Design project at Nottingham Trent University, UK

Nottingham Trent University
Phillipa Marsh & Leslie Arthur
Degree Programme:   Architecture, Design & the Built Environment   

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History students contribute research findings to a Web site at Victoria University, Canada

Victoria University
Degree Programme:  History

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Design Dissertation: From Practice to Theory and Back Again at The University of Greenwich, UK

The University of Greenwich 
Dr Mark Ingham                                                 
Degree Programme: BA [Hons] Graphic and Digital Design + 3D Digital Design and Animation

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Mark Ingham's Website

Advanced Newsweek: work-based learning and employability skills for student journalists at  the University of Gloucestershire, UK

University of Gloucestershire
Claire Simmons
Degree Programme:   BA(Hons) Broadcast Journalism

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Community sector work placements as capstone projects at Swinburne University of Technology, Australia 

Swinburne University of Technology
Lisa Gye                                            
Degree Programme:  Bachelor of Arts (Media and Communications)

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Developing authentic undergraduate research in Art & Design at Nottingham Trent University, UK

Nottingham Trent University
Matt Hawthorn        
Degree Programme: BA Theatre Design

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An extended essay as an alternative to a dissertation in a radio production degree course at the University of Gloucestershire, UK

University of Gloucestershire
Jason Griffiths                                                     
Degree Programme:  Radio production

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Module Guide 

Producing artefacts through collaboration in Media Production at the University of Gloucestershire, UK

University of Gloucestershire
Jason Griffiths                                                     
Degree Programme:  Radio production

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Module Guide 

Final year Work Based Projects in the Humanities at Sheffield Hallam University, UK

Sheffield Hallam University                                                       
Alison McHale                                             
Degree Programme: English Studies, English Language, English Literature, Creative Writing, some combination courses e.g. English and Film.   

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Learning from industry professionals and a student-led conference on Contemporary Issues in Arts Management at the Liverpool Institute for the Performing Arts, UK

Liverpool Institute for the Performing Arts
Maria Barrett
Degree Programme: Music, Theatre and Entertainment Management

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Entertainment Technology Dissertation at Staffordshire University, UK
Staffordshire University
Mike Hamlyn                                                      
Degree Programme: All students on Entertainment Technology Awards

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Letting the apple fall further from the tree: the creation of a guide to inform students of the diversity of possible forms an English Language dissertation can take in the University of Gloucestershire, UK

University of Gloucestershire
Arran Stibbe
Degree Programme:  English Language

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Initial Questionnaire Results

Exploring Contemporary Literature at Oxford Brookes University, UK

Oxford Brookes University                                            
Dr Alex Goody and Dr Daniel Lea
Degree Programme: English and English Studies students

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Music and the dissertation at Oxford Brookes University, UK

Oxford Brookes University
Dr Barbara Eichner
Degree Programme: Music

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CXC: Multidisciplinary Media Arts Practice in an Industry Context, at James Cook University, Australia

James Cook University
Mitch Goodwin
Degree Programme: New Media Arts

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Final year research project assessment for BA (Hons) popular music students – an alternative approach

Colchester Institute, Centre for Music and Performing Arts
Charles Hine
Degree Programme:  FdA/BA (Hons) Popular Music

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Two female students and a teacher working with coloured paper for an artistic piece

Students using coloured paper to create images

Female student smiling with a colourful backgroung (reds, oranges and yellows) behind her

Two students video conferencing

Student with model of trees

Leaf tip touching water, creating ripples

Building at Gloucester Docks

A camera woman is filiming a woman presenting

Magazines displayed in a shop

Art students working

Art student working

Students in yellow T-Shirt sitting with laptop in outside cafe

Performing arts students practicing with props (an umbrella and large picture frames)

3 Students playing saxaphones

 

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