Explorations of Imaginative Assessment for Learning in Higher Education

By Cecily Heras (MEd student & CIRCE Academic Council member) Since late 2019, I have worked as a Research Assistant on a project about imaginative assessment for learning (AfL) in the context of higher education. The project was led by Dr. Gillian Judson and supported by a Teaching and Learning Development Grant from Simon Fraser […]

Spotlight on the Somatic #2: Mime

By Karen M Effa (Educator, MEd in IE; IE mentor) Stoked about the Somatic? This entry is a sequel to Karen’s first “Spotlight on the Somatic” post which you can read here. “Mime creates space by making visible the invisible” (Shope, 1989, p. 15). Looking for a simple, yet significant, way to engage students and […]

Making Sense of a Day in The Life of My Imagination (Part 3): Why Education Needs to Nurture Imagination

By Norman Jackson Norman is Emeritus Professor of Higher Education at the University of Surrey, Founder of Lifewide Education and Creative Academic. He has long standing interests in creativity, learning through life and the ecology of learning and is a member of the imagined community. This is the third part of a three part narrative. […]

Making Sense of a Day in The Life of My Imagination (Part 2)

By Norman Jackson Norman is Emeritus Professor of Higher Education at the University of Surrey, Founder of Lifewide Education and Creative Academic. He has long standing interests in creativity, learning through life and the ecology of learning and is a member of the imaginED community.  This is the second part of a three part narrative. […]

A Day In The Life of My Imagination (Part 1)

By Norman Jackson Norman is Emeritus Professor of Higher Education at the University of Surrey and Founder of Lifewide Education and Creative Academic. He has long standing interests in creativity, learning through life and the ecology of learning and is a member of the imaginED community. This post is in three parts. The first provides […]