Creative Practitioner – Part 246

Doctorate of Creative Industries Project 1 (Self Reflection 2016) This blog is a continuation of a series. See here (Page 2017a) for the previous blog. Observations of my developing perspective Based on my observations of practice over the course of this doctoral program, in pure quantitative terms: the number of elements of my Praxis has increased...

Education & Learning – the first 10,000 hours….

The first 10,000 hours of practice is everything….. “10,000 hours. That is: 40 hours per week, for 48 weeks a year, for 5.2 years. A full-time employment workload excluding time where the aspiring practitioner is observing, or being talked through a task by a professional practitioner.  A full-time employment workload, excluding training periods where the aspiring practitioner is doing...

Reflecting on my Education & Learning Practice

Reflecting on 16T2 – the findings of this reflection, and what actions I have done as a result Note: an abbreviated version of this blog is available as a powerpoint presentation.  It is currently the week following SAE Institute’s Trimester two (16T2) grading fortnight. I am clearing my desk and organising my electronic folders of the last fifteen weeks of...

Doctoral Pilot Study – Part 2c

My journey continues…. (Page 2014) This blog is a continuation of a series. See here (Page 2016a) for the previous blog. Year 2016: 5th Observation Part c Whilst I was making headway with the development of my music praxis – significant headway in my opinion – , my actual production plan still did not have the...

Doctoral Pilot Study – Part 2c

My journey continues…. (Page 2014) This blog is a continuation of a series. See here (Page 2016a) for the previous blog. Year 2016: 5th Observation Part c Whilst I was making headway with the development of my music praxis – significant headway in my opinion – , my actual production plan still did not have the...

Doctoral Pilot Study – Part 2b

My journey continues…. (Page 2014) This blog is a continuation of a series. See here (Page 2016a) for the previous blog. Year 2016: 5th Observation Part b Whilst I was making headway with the development of my music praxis – significant headway in my opinion – , my actual production plan still did not have the...

Doctoral Pilot Study – Part 2a

My journey continues…. (Page 2014) This blog is a continuation of a series. See here (Page 2016a) for the previous blog. Year 2016: 5th Observation Part a Whilst I was making headway with the development of my music praxis – significant headway in my opinion – , my actual production plan still did not have the...

Now

This blog is a continuation of a series. See here for the previous blog. The Opportunity The here and now always represents an opportunity – an opportunity to change, or not to change. To choose either is a choice, despite what we may tell ourselves. As the image above highlights, life is dynamic, flowing in patterns. However unlike the...

Me, myself, I – my lifelong commitment to advancing my self & my creative practice

September 2015 Message sent to my HE undergraduate Creative Practice students at the completion of their Trimester studies. “I think the grades and comments are reflective of your personal learning and effort across this Trimester. Irrespective of your grade or overall result, I trust that everyone has an increased awareness of their Creative Arts practice,...

Educational Philosophy Part 3c

On track to develop mastery of one self, what is your approach to education and learning? (contd) Layer 9: My approach in the learning experience Continuing on from my previous blogs in this series: it is my desired goal to develop a collaborative, collegial, safe learning environment. Trust and respect are core to this process. As mentioned in the...

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