181 Works

alternate between attention and ease

James Saunders
alternate between attention and ease explores cognitive load and the way we remember associations between pairs of unrelated elements. Cognitive load is the amount of mental effort needed to remember things in different situations. An example of it in practice is the children's party game where a tray of objects is displayed before being hidden, and then participants are asked to remember as many of the items as possible. The difficulty of this task is...

Inspiration: Pinned insects in display cases at Insectarium, Montreal, Canada

Anthony Head
The rows of butterflies and beetles on display in this museum provided further inspiration for the iMigration project.

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.

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.

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.

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...

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...

TAPS feedback forms 2016

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

Ambient Literature Participant Research

Michael Marcinkowski &
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...

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.

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...

Tutor notes for ITE workshop Neuroscience for Critical Consumers Version 2.1

Kendra McMahon & Peter Etchells
These tutor notes explain how to use teaching/learning resources for trainee teachers to lead 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: Brain Training 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: 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...

things to do

James Saunders
things to do is a series of pieces which use a set of instructions in different categories (including noises, pitches, devices and processes) spoken by players and other participants during the performance and which govern the actions made by the players. Players respond to instructions they can hear by realizing the defined actions as soon as possible after they are spoken. The differences in each piece, and the relationships between the players and other participants,...

Mbira Hut Project - Afrika Festival, Hertme, Netherlands - 8 July 2018

This item contains photo documentation of performances by the Spirit Talk Mbira music ensemble that took place on the 8th July 2018 in Hertme, Netherlands, at the Afrika Festival.
This item relates to the PhD research of Chartwell Dutiro at Bath Spa University, the Mbira Hut Project.

Spirit Talk Mbira musicians are:Chartwell Dutiro
Anna Mudeka
Jori Buchel
Millicent Chapanda
Chris Morphitis
Shorayi Dutiro Robinson
Elmar Pohl

Photos Lia and Paul Majoor, and Ton Maas.
Images are shared with the permission of the...

Mbira Hut Project - Bath Spa University - Mbira playing ensemble

Bath Spa University - Mbira playing ensemble
This item relates to the PhD research of Chartwell Dutiro at Bath Spa University, the Mbira Hut Project.

Photos used courtesy of and with the permission of Sophie Lewis, Millicent Chapanda, Chartwell Dutiro, Paidamoyo Dutiro and Toby Farrow.
Photos may not be used or redistributed without permission.

Empathy Group - Meeting 3 Notes, 26 October 2015

Miranda Barnes
This item contains meeting notes for the third meeting of the Empathy Group, an interdisciplinary research group at Bath Spa University.

Empathy Group - Meeting 3 Notes, 26 October 2015

Miranda Barnes
This item contains meeting notes for the third meeting of the Empathy Group, an interdisciplinary research group at Bath Spa University.

Empathy Group - Meeting 5 Notes, 29 February 2016

Miranda Barnes
This item contains meeting notes for the sixth meeting of the Empathy Group, an interdisciplinary research group at Bath Spa University.

Empathy Group - Meeting 7 Notes, 5 October 2016

Miranda Barnes
This item contains meeting notes for the seventh meeting of the Empathy Group, an interdisciplinary research group at Bath Spa University.

Empathy Group - Meeting 8 Notes, 1 Feb 2017:

Miranda Barnes
This item contains meeting notes for the eighth meeting of the Empathy Group, an interdisciplinary research group at Bath Spa University.

Empathy Group - Meeting 9 Notes, 8 March 2017

Miranda Barnes
This item contains meeting notes for the ninth meeting of the Empathy Group, an interdisciplinary research group at Bath Spa University.

Empathy Group - Meeting 11 Notes, 3 October 2017

Miranda Barnes
This item contains meeting notes for the eleventh meeting of the Empathy Group, an interdisciplinary research group at Bath Spa University.

Empathy Group - Meeting 12 Notes, 13 February 2018

Miranda Barnes
This item contains meeting notes for the twelfth meeting of the Empathy Group, an interdisciplinary research group at Bath Spa University.

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