Creative Cuppa Seminar Series (CCSS)
- University of Leicester
- Date first submitted:
- 5 Aug 2009
- Date last modified:
- 16 Nov 2009
- Researcher-led activities
- Personal effectiveness
- Academic practice
- Knowledge exchange
- Enterprise-related activities
- Postgraduate researchers
- Doctoral researchers
- Research staff
- Research masters
- International (open to HEIs outside the UK)
Rationale, aims and outcomes
What is the rationale for doing this?
How does it fit with institutional strategy?
What are the main features of the provision?
What are the aims and expected outcomes?
The project can help to build an inter-disciplinary research culture
The discussion is on participants experience of making use of new media technology.
This is a long-term student-staff research seminar series.
Participants are expected to enhance their critical thinking and research capabilities when dealing with the issues related to new media studies.
An information website (www.creativecuppa.com), advertises discussion forums, monthly coffee meetings, annual conferences, etc.
Are there any pre-requisites for engagement, e.g. levels of skill, years of experience, essential pre-activities?
How many participate in each 'activity'?
Pre requisites are:
some experience of using new media technology,
interests to learn more about new media technology.
Typically 12 - 15 participants on each session.
Evaluation: benefits, challenges and next steps
How do you monitor effectiveness?
Who do you seek feedback from?
Do you have benchmarks?
Getting participants to share their interests and experiences
Increasing the number of participants.