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Blaney, Christine (2011) The Linked Project. ADM-HEA (Art, Design, Media-Higher Education Academy). ADM-HEA Networks Magazine, Issue 12. 2 pp. [Research report (external)]

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The Linked project actively promoted student engagement by involving students across disciplines and students from ‘other’ year groups in peer interaction via dynamic, motivating, meaningful and fun workshops. It was evident that students were keen to participate in and engage with peer and interdisciplinary groups to develop their learning but required a formalized environment for this to take place. The project used peer interaction to engage students in, “…the whole of the experience of being a student.” (Anderson and Boud, 1996) The Linked project aimed to develop student engagement and learning via experimental drawing activities (traditional and digital).The project provided activities, experiences and forums for discussion that connected students to their peers. The project aimed to enhance the ‘whole student experience’.

Item Type:Research report (external)
Keywords:drawing, student engagement, collaboration, student experience, empowerment, interaction, retention, peer learning
Faculties and Schools:Faculty of Art, Design and the Built Environment
Faculty of Art, Design and the Built Environment > Belfast School of Art
Research Institutes and Groups:Art and Design Research Institute
Art and Design Research Institute > Creative Ecologies
ID Code:18252
Deposited By:Ms Christine Blaney
Deposited On:18 Oct 2011 15:16
Last Modified:19 Apr 2013 11:51

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