- M12, Scott, Drake Circus, Plymouth, Devon, PL4 8AA
Mr Colin Searls
Strategic Lead Quality & Student Support
School of Art, Design and Architecture (Faculty of Arts & Humanities)
Faculty of Arts and Humanities contact for "Plymouth Plus".
Deputising for AD(LT) on student complaints/appeals.
BA (1st. Class) Hons. Fine Art Sculpture (with special commendation in Art History) 1977 Gloucestershire College of Art and Design.
Higher Diploma in Fine Art -HDFA 1980 (Slade School) University College London.
Supervision of contextual/theoretical study in support of studio practice.
Module Leader Media Arts Dissertation
Module Leader Professional Futures
Current Project:Exploring the epistemological and practical challenges experienced by Arts practitioners when engaging with an Educational Development programme. (Working with project lead Dr.Jenny Winter)
Treasure, K., Winter, J., and Searls, C. (2015) Exploring the experiences of arts practitioners engaging with Educational Development programmes. Vice Chancellors annual Teaching and Learning Conference. Plymouth University. June 26 2015
Big Potatoes Design workgroup
(Focus on changes to Design education)
Other Research themes:
Understanding the changing drivers behind Cultural regeneration.
Concepts of academic freedom.
Exploring the tensions between human agency and shifting concepts of vicitimhood.
Questioning links between therapy and Education.
Championing Art for Arts sake.
Supporting the Debating Salon "The Disputables"
- Expanded Narrative
MA Publishing programme
University of Plymouth Press
Academics For Academic Freedom - AFAF National on-line statement of academic freedom for university lecturers
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Supporter of http://uklibertyleague.org/
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