82 Works

Teaching and Learning resource for trainee teachers: VAK/Learning Styles Version 2.1

Kendra McMahon & Peter Etchells
This is a teaching/learning resource for trainee teachers that forms part of a workshop Critical Consumers of Neuroscience.
This resource is an outcome of a wider project: Enhancing the Learning Sciences in Initial Teacher Education.

things to do

James Saunders
things to do comprises 13 related compositions which have been performed over 40 times in 13 different countries. The pieces use a new verbal cueing system for ensembles with spoken instructions initiating actions by players. It proposes a model of composition that focuses on the behaviour of individuals in a group as a basis for organising sounds and actions. Each composition differs through the distribution of cue-givers and respondents, exploring different power structures within the...

Leaky Boundaries: Transversing the Abject through Puppetry Performance

Laura Purcell-Gates
Plenary paper presented at American Society for Theatre Research Conference Trans-. Minneapolis, MN, US. 4 November 2016In Wattle and Daub’s The Depraved Appetite of Tarrare the Freak, a reanimated corpse puppet leaks blood, excrement, and saliva on his journey through military torture, medical treatment, and morbid illness. In moments of memory, body parts of Snuff Puppets’ giant Everybody puppet detach from its dying body and secrete. Each of these moments unsettles the boundary between puppet...

Teaching and Learning resource for trainee teachers: Left brain/Right brain Version2.1

Kendra McMahon & Peter Etchells
This is a teaching/learning resource for trainee teachers that forms part of a workshop Critical Consumers of Neuroscience.
This resource is an outcome of a wider project: Enhancing the Learning Sciences in Initial Teacher Education.

Artist Boss

Jenny Dunseath
Artist Boss is a research project carried out by Jenny Dunseath, Senior Lecturer in Fine Art at Bath Spa University. The Artist Boss creative research project, which explores the relationship between artist and assistant, specifically focuses on the prolific sculptor Sir Anthony Caro (1924 – 2013), investigating the ‘traditional assistants’ role, and its impact on learning and artistic careers. Artist Boss brought together artists, curators, students and academics to investigate the role of studio assistants...

Inspiration: Paper animals

Anthony Head
These childrens' toys were partially the inspiration for the iMigration project.

The final iMigration sculpture installed in Bath Abbey, England

Anthony Head
The digital printed sculpture was on display in Bath Abbey, Bath, England as part of the 'Forest of Imagination' project on 3 - 24 June 2016. Its dimensions when fully constructed were 5m x 10m.

A second version of the project iMigration 2 was on display at Bath Abbey for a year from February 2017.

Teaching and Learning resource for trainee teachers: data collection spreadsheet for mock Weisberg experiment

Kendra McMahon & Peter Etchells
This is a teaching resource provided to download and use as part of the workshop Critical Consumers of Neuroscience for trainee teachers.
This resource is an outcome of a wider project: Enhancing the Learning Sciences in Initial Teacher Education.
The academic paper describing the original research on which the workshop activity is based is: Weisberg, D. S., Keil, F. C., Goodstein, J., Rawson, E., & Gray, J. (2008). The Seductive Allure of Neuroscience Explanations. Journal of Cognitive...

TAPS feedback forms 2016

Sarah Earle
Teacher Assessment in Primary Science (TAPS) project feedback forms (N=200) from dissemination and CPD events in 2016.

Teacher Assessment in Primary Science (TAPS) Project: Evaluation Report 2015-16

Sarah Earle & Dan Davies
A evaluation report for the Teacher Assessment in Primary Science (TAPS) project, based on interviews with participants in June 2016.

Puppetry as reinforcement or rupture of cultural perceptions of the disabled body

Laura Purcell-Gates & Emma Fisher
This article proposes puppetry as a practice uniquely situated to intervene in ideological constructions of the disabled body both onstage and off. Examining our current and recent practice-based research that uses puppetry to intervene in cultural perceptions of disability, we put forth a provocation, asking readers to consider the ways in which puppetry practices can be deployed to enable performances by disabled puppeteers as well as in ways that engage with cultural constructions of disability....

Templates and outlines

Anthony Head
Creating the shape of the butterflies for the creation of a die to cut the butterfly shapes out of paper.

TAPS poster 2015.pdf

Sarah Earle
A summary poster produced in 2015 for the third year of the Teacher Assessment in Primary Science (TAPS) project which is based at Bath Spa Institute for Education and funded by the Primary Science Teaching Trust.
TAPS aims to develop support for valid, reliable and manageable teacher assessment, which will have a positive impact on pupil learning in primary science.

The Tarrare Project: History of Medicine and The Depraved Appetite of Tarrare the Freak

Laura Purcell-Gates
Research programme given to audience members at 2015 premiere of puppet chamber opera The Depraved Appetite of Tarrare the Freak at the Bristol Festival of Puppetry, Tobacco Factory Theatres. Documents the collaborative research, which informed the development of the show, into the case study of 18th-century medical anomaly Tarrare by Dr Laura Purcell-Gates, Dr Alan Bates, Dr David Turner, Dr John Lee and the intercalated BA in Medical Humanities programme at Bristol University.

Teacher Assessment in Primary Science (TAPS)

Sarah Earle
The Teacher Assessment in Primary Science (TAPS) project is based at Bath Spa Institute for Education and funded by the Primary Science Teaching Trust.
TAPS aims to develop support for valid, reliable and manageable teacher assessment, which will have a positive impact on pupil learning in primary science.

A selection of the final butterfly designs

Anthony Head
The final butterfly designs were organised into pairs so that each pattern to the 'front' of the individual butterfly had a corresponding pattern for the 'back' of the butterfly on a separate document. This file shows the first 10 double sided pages of butterfly designs. 90 out of the 5000 butterflies created for the sculpture.

Teaching and Learning resource for trainee teachers: VAK/Learning Styles Version 2.1

Kendra McMahon & Peter Etchells
This is a teaching/learning resource for trainee teachers that forms part of a workshop Critical Consumers of Neuroscience.
This resource is an outcome of a wider project: Enhancing the Learning Sciences in Initial Teacher Education.

Michele Whiting: Drawing Quilt Project (2011-2017)

Michele Whiting
Collaborative duo Qulios and the Windmill (Michele Whiting and Linda Khatir) formed their partnership in 2011 (www.quilosandthewindmill.com. Researching prior to a Fall residency at Oxbow, Michigan USA (aff SAIC) they found a particular vintage folk quilt made by early pioneer women in The American Museum in Bath. This has become the stimulus for an ongoing drawing project. Initially they made the drawing quilt using the same measurements, sketching 121 things ( the same number as...

Neuroscience for Critical Consumers: a workshop for trainee teachers

Kendra McMahon & Peter Etchells
These slides form the central resource of a workshop for trainee teachers. Tutor notes and accompanying resources needed for the workshop are linked below.
These materials aim to give trainee teachers confidence in being able to read, understand, critique and apply relevant research to their teaching, and help to break down communication barriers between teachers and scientific researchers. This will help them support children’s learning and prepare teachers to critically evaluate the claims and packages they...

Artist Boss Book, Wunderkammer Press

Jenny Dunseath
Dunseath, J and Wilsher, M, eds. (2016) Artist boss: Anthony Caro's studio assistants and issues of legacy in British sculpture. Wunderkammer Press, Bath. ISBN 9780993551109

Artist Boss is a creative research project, which explores the relationship between artist and assistant. Initiated by Bath Spa University and Norwich University of the Arts, Artist Boss focuses on the prolific sculptor Sir Anthony Caro (1924 – 2013), investigating the traditional assistants role, its impact on learning and artistic...

Teaching resource for tutors of trainee primary teachers: The brain within the whole body

Kendra McMahon & Christopher Collier
This presentation provides advice and examples from practice for tutors of primary science for trainee teachers. It shows how learning about the brain can be integrated into a workshop about body systems (nervous, cardiovascular, skeletal) so that the brain is seen as an interconnected part of the whole body.

This resource is an outcome of a wider project: Enhancing the Learning Sciences in Initial Teacher Education.

Artist Boss - Website & Film

Jenny Dunseath
Artist Boss is a creative research project, which explores the relationship between artist and assistant. Initiated by Bath Spa University and Norwich University of the Arts, Artist Boss focuses on the prolific sculptor Sir Anthony Caro (1924 – 2013), investigating the traditional assistants role, its impact on learning and artistic careers.
This item contains information about where to access the website (please click the links below to access the Artist Boss website), a screenshot of the...

Stimulus Sheets for Neuroscience Critical Consumer workshop

Kendra McMahon & Peter Etchells
These stimulus sheets are to use as part of the workshop Critical Consumers of Neuroscience for trainee teachers.
This resource is an outcome of a wider project: Enhancing the Learning Sciences in Initial Teacher Education.
The academic paper describing the original research on which the use of the stimulus sheet is based is: Weisberg, D. S., Keil, F. C., Goodstein, J., Rawson, E., & Gray, J. (2008). The Seductive Allure of Neuroscience Explanations. Journal of Cognitive Neuroscience,...

Teacher Assessment in Primary Science (TAPS) Project: Evaluation Report 2015-16

Sarah Earle & Dan Davies
A evaluation report for the Teacher Assessment in Primary Science (TAPS) project, based on interviews with participants in June 2016.

Teaching and Learning resource for trainee teachers: Mindset Version2.1

Kendra McMahon & Peter Etchells
This is a teaching/learning resource for trainee teachers that forms part of a workshop Critical Consumers of Neuroscience.
This resource is an outcome of a wider project: Enhancing the Learning Sciences in Initial Teacher Education.

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