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What does decolonising the curriculum mean? (2020)
Presentation / Conference
Evans, M., & Sobers, S. (2020, June). What does decolonising the curriculum mean?. Presented at UWE Festival of Learning 2020

What does decolonising the curriculum mean? What practical steps can I make to adapt my teaching? Myra Evans and Dr Shawn Sobers explore the issue and ideas and actions to make change. The session has been designed to help staff to consider how they... Read More about What does decolonising the curriculum mean?.

Doing it for real: A study of experiential and situated learning approaches in teaching journalism practice (2019)
Journal Article
Evans, M. (2019). Doing it for real: A study of experiential and situated learning approaches in teaching journalism practice. Journalism Education, 8(1), 49-58

In recent years there has been a huge growth in apprenticeship and internship style learning in the UK but does this provide students with a safe place to make mistakes or are they simply mirroring the mistakes of others? This paper will examine the... Read More about Doing it for real: A study of experiential and situated learning approaches in teaching journalism practice.

Providing students with real experience while maintaining a safe place to make mistakes (2017)
Journal Article
Evans, M. (2017). Providing students with real experience while maintaining a safe place to make mistakes. Journalism Education, 6(1), 76-83

A news day is a hybrid of simulation and experiential learning where students become practising journalists in a learning environment in order to learn the trade. The days are undertaken on 58 journalism courses in the UK accredited by the Broadcast... Read More about Providing students with real experience while maintaining a safe place to make mistakes.

Storytelling in the newsroom: An investigation into practice-based learning methods in the training and employment of tomorrow’s journalists (2016)
Journal Article
Evans, M. (2016). Storytelling in the newsroom: An investigation into practice-based learning methods in the training and employment of tomorrow’s journalists

Abstract: In order to prepare students for a career in journalism, teaching must be done through practice-based learning. The integration of theory, practice and reflection as advocated by Kolb (1984) provides a solid pedagogical framework for cours... Read More about Storytelling in the newsroom: An investigation into practice-based learning methods in the training and employment of tomorrow’s journalists.

Editor for an Hour (2016)
Presentation / Conference
Evans, M. (2016, June). Editor for an Hour. Presented at UWE Learning and Teaching Conference 2016: Teaching Excellence


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