82 Works

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.

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.

Artist Boss - Exhibition at New Arts Centre, Roche Court, Salisbury, UK

Jenny Dunseath
Documentation of an exhibition running from 19th November 2016 to 29th January 2017, curated by Jenny Dunseath & Mark Wilsher, accompanying the Artist Boss creative research project, which explores the relationship between artist and assistant. Initiated by Bath Spa University and Norwich University of the Arts, Artist Boss specifically 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 example...

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 - Research Timeline

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 the Research Timeline for the 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.

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.

Working scientifically butterfly

Sarah Earle
As part of Bath Spa University's Teacher Assessment in Primary Science (TAPS) project, Victoria Park Primary School developed a 'Working Scientifically Butterfly'. Using their school emblem of a butterfly, it is filled with scientific enquiry skills. teacher can put this on their wall to use a a teaching aid, for example, teachers could ask the children: 'what are we/have we focused on today?'Further information and an explanation of how the school use the tool can...

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...

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.

Artist Boss - Exhibition at Bath School of Art & Design, Bath, UK

Jenny Dunseath
Documentation of an exhibition running from 5th December 2016 – 20th January 2017.
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 exhibition documentation, a brief documentary film on the project displayed...

Teaching and Learning resource for trainee teachers: Science Literacy using the example of fish oils Version 1.1

Kendra McMahon & Alan Howe
This resource is used as part of a workshop introducing trainee teachers to primary science. It has a focus on explaining that scientific literacy is a key aim for science education.The resource invites trainee teachers to think critically about claims for the educational benefits of fish oil supplements.

This resource is an outcome of a wider project: Enhancing the Learning Sciences in Initial Teacher Education. It is one of a collection of teaching/learning resources developed to...

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.

Teaching and Learning resource for trainee teachers: Retrieval Practice 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.

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...

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...

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,...

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.

Ambient Literature Participant Research

Michael Marcinkowski & Amy5.Spencer@Uwe.Ac.Uk
This dataset contains transcripts of interviews with participants as part of the Ambient Literature research project. These interviews were conducted in June and July 2017 and March, April, and May of 2018 regarding participants' experiences of commissioned works of new media. Interviews were conducted face to face immediately after they completed one of the experiences or were conducted later over the telephone or Skype. The interviews were conducted in a semi structured fashion, following interview...

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.

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.

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...

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...

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.

Ambient Literature Participant Research

Michael Marcinkowski & Amy5.Spencer@Uwe.Ac.Uk
This dataset contains transcripts of interviews with participants as part of the Ambient Literature research project. These interviews were conducted in June and July 2017 and March, April, and May of 2018 regarding participants' experiences of commissioned works of new media. Interviews were conducted face to face immediately after they completed one of the experiences or were conducted later over the telephone or Skype. The interviews were conducted in a semi structured fashion, following interview...

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