Author Archives: Michelle Cannon

Media Education Summit (MES) 2013 – Susan Orr

Sheffield was the venue for this year’s Media Education Summit. Collated here are a series of posts with fragments, observations and provocations from key notes and presentations. More here: Sarah Pink, Natalie Fenton, David Buckingham Susan Orr Susan makes the

Media Education Summit (MES) 2013 – Susan Orr

Sheffield was the venue for this year’s Media Education Summit. Collated here are a series of posts with fragments, observations and provocations from key notes and presentations. More here: Sarah Pink, Natalie Fenton, David Buckingham Susan Orr Susan makes the

Media Education Summit (MES) 2013 – David Buckingham

Sheffield was the venue for this year’s Media Education Summit. Collated here are a series of posts with fragments, observations and provocations from key notes and presentations. More here: Sarah Pink, Susan Orr, Natalie Fenton. David Buckingham DB gives a

Media Education Summit (MES) 2013 – David Buckingham

Sheffield was the venue for this year’s Media Education Summit. Collated here are a series of posts with fragments, observations and provocations from key notes and presentations. More here: Sarah Pink, Susan Orr, Natalie Fenton. David Buckingham DB gives a

Media Education Summit (MES) 2013 – Sarah Pink

Sheffield was the venue for this year’s Media Education Summit. Collated here are a series of posts with fragments, observations and provocations from key notes and presentations. More here: David Buckingham, Susan Orr, Natalie Fenton. Sarah Pink Skyping in from

Media Education Summit (MES) 2013 – Sarah Pink

Sheffield was the venue for this year’s Media Education Summit. Collated here are a series of posts with fragments, observations and provocations from key notes and presentations. More here: David Buckingham, Susan Orr, Natalie Fenton. Sarah Pink Skyping in from

Practicing and the Primary Charter

More and more I am given the opportunity to address groups of teachers, this is something I really enjoy. One such occasion was at The Primary Charter‘s inaugural conference at ULU (Univ. of London Union) in June 2013. The Charter

Practicing and the Primary Charter

More and more I am given the opportunity to address groups of teachers, this is something I really enjoy. One such occasion was at The Primary Charter‘s inaugural conference at ULU (Univ. of London Union) in June 2013. The Charter

Free Writing

I attended a session on ‘Free Writing’ this month with Caroline Brimblecombe as arranged by Heather Savigny at Bournemouth University. The session was entitled “Getting your PhD written” and it was extremely useful. These timed free writing sessions – where

Free Writing

I attended a session on ‘Free Writing’ this month with Caroline Brimblecombe as arranged by Heather Savigny at Bournemouth University. The session was entitled “Getting your PhD written” and it was extremely useful. These timed free writing sessions – where

Hackney Pirates

I visited an unconventional after school programme in Hackney called “Hackney Pirates” which happens to be down the road from me. It’s mentioned in John Potter’s book as an example of a social enterprise espousing many of the educational principles

Hackney Pirates

I visited an unconventional after school programme in Hackney called “Hackney Pirates” which happens to be down the road from me. It’s mentioned in John Potter’s book as an example of a social enterprise espousing many of the educational principles

Teachmeet MEA & EMC

March 2013 Notes from Teachmeet presentation: Making Messy Digital Norms Title is as a kind of provocation in response to how media production activities tend to cleave towards discourses on creativity and newness, there’s this sheen of innovation and progress,

Teachmeet MEA & EMC

March 2013 Notes from Teachmeet presentation: Making Messy Digital Norms Title is as a kind of provocation in response to how media production activities tend to cleave towards discourses on creativity and newness, there’s this sheen of innovation and progress,

Think Tank discussion: natural world vs. social world

This morning I offered this Ecotone paper as reading material for a Think Tank discussion at my university. As I was settling into what I rapidly came to realise was a kind of benign ‘dummy-run-mini-micro-viva’ comprising two Professors and my

Think Tank discussion: natural world vs. social world

This morning I offered this Ecotone paper as reading material for a Think Tank discussion at my university. As I was settling into what I rapidly came to realise was a kind of benign ‘dummy-run-mini-micro-viva’ comprising two Professors and my

The Ecotone article, rhizomic structures and media education

This post carries on from the previous one on the relation between ecotones and design education by Pendleton-Jullian. She elaborates a metaphor that might be useful for visualising the terrain of media education. Scientifically speaking, the ecotone is an ecological

The Ecotone article, rhizomic structures and media education

This post carries on from the previous one on the relation between ecotones and design education by Pendleton-Jullian. She elaborates a metaphor that might be useful for visualising the terrain of media education. Scientifically speaking, the ecotone is an ecological

Ann Pendleton-Jullian & design education

I’ve just been reading Ann Pendleton-Jullian’s paper called: Design Education and Innovation Ecotones – an esoteric sounding document. However, it has been one of the most inspiring things I’ve read over the past few weeks. She is an educator in

Ann Pendleton-Jullian & design education

I’ve just been reading Ann Pendleton-Jullian’s paper called: Design Education and Innovation Ecotones – an esoteric sounding document. However, it has been one of the most inspiring things I’ve read over the past few weeks. She is an educator in

Elevator pitches & pragmatic optimism

Four questions feature on the poster I recently made for the Postgrad Researchers conference. I’d like to thrash out a 4-pronged ‘elevator pitch’ response as to why these questions are worth asking and answering. I consider the responses from four

Elevator pitches & pragmatic optimism

Four questions feature on the poster I recently made for the Postgrad Researchers conference. I’d like to thrash out a 4-pronged ‘elevator pitch’ response as to why these questions are worth asking and answering. I consider the responses from four

Neil Selwyn’s 10 principles for education & technology research

I’ve nearly finished John Potter’s: “Digital Media & Learner Identity: the new Curatorship” (2012) – hugely insightful in many and various ways… and in the penultimate chapter he quotes Neil Selwyn’s recommended conditions for research in the field. I haven’t

Neil Selwyn’s 10 principles for education & technology research

I’ve nearly finished John Potter’s: “Digital Media & Learner Identity: the new Curatorship” (2012) – hugely insightful in many and various ways… and in the penultimate chapter he quotes Neil Selwyn’s recommended conditions for research in the field. I haven’t