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Normalising the Japanese child: Imagined childhood in institutional photographs since the Second World War (2017)
Thesis
Yamagata-Montoya, A. Normalising the Japanese child: Imagined childhood in institutional photographs since the Second World War. (Thesis). University of the West of England

This thesis examines the role of photographs of childhood and children in regulating the Japanese postwar ‘imagined community’. Such representations, especially photographs, with the exception of images of young girls within Japanese pop culture, hav... Read More about Normalising the Japanese child: Imagined childhood in institutional photographs since the Second World War.

The development of multi-channel inkjet printing methodologies for fine art applications (2017)
Thesis
Olen, M. K. The development of multi-channel inkjet printing methodologies for fine art applications. (Thesis). University of the West of England

This thesis contributes to the defence of the practitioner perspective as a means of undertaking problems addressed predominantly in the field of colour science. Whilst artists have been exploring the use of colour for centuries through their persona... Read More about The development of multi-channel inkjet printing methodologies for fine art applications.

Colour design theories and applications (2017)
Book Chapter
Parraman, C. (2017). Colour design theories and applications. In J. Best (Ed.), COLOUR DESIGN Theories and Applications Second EditionElsevier Woodhead

In recent years there has been revolution in many technologies, sciences, digital, globalisation and increase global shift rate to urban living at a macro scale, before 2050 80% of the world’s population will be living in cities. Living longer, healt... Read More about Colour design theories and applications.

‘That Tricky Subject’: The Integration of Contextual Studies in pre-Degree Art and Design Education (2017)
Journal Article
Rintoul, J., & James, D. (2017). ‘That Tricky Subject’: The Integration of Contextual Studies in pre-Degree Art and Design Education. International Journal of Art and Design Education, 36(2), 215-225. https://doi.org/10.1111/jade.12077

© 2016 The Authors. iJADE © 2016 NSEAD/John Wiley & Sons Ltd Contextual studies (CS), ‘theory’, ‘visual culture’ or ‘art history’ (amongst other labels) refer to a regular and often compulsory feature in art and design education. However, this take... Read More about ‘That Tricky Subject’: The Integration of Contextual Studies in pre-Degree Art and Design Education.

Investigating the personal in professional development: Analysing Bulgarian educators' narratives of change in their professional lives during a period of post soviet educational reforms (2017)
Thesis
Wiseman, A. Investigating the personal in professional development: Analysing Bulgarian educators' narratives of change in their professional lives during a period of post soviet educational reforms. (Thesis). University of the West of England

This thesis explores the development of a group of teacher trainers’ professional lives following their involvement in a teacher training project in Bulgaria in the 1990’s. The study investigates if and to what extent the trainers perceived their... Read More about Investigating the personal in professional development: Analysing Bulgarian educators' narratives of change in their professional lives during a period of post soviet educational reforms.

The patients of the Bristol lunatic asylum in the nineteenth century (2017)
Thesis
Tobia, P. The patients of the Bristol lunatic asylum in the nineteenth century. (Thesis). University of the West of England

There is a wide and impressive historiography about British lunatic asylums in the nineteenth century, the vast majority of which is concerned with their nature and significance. This study does not ignore such subjects but is primarily concerned wi... Read More about The patients of the Bristol lunatic asylum in the nineteenth century.

Transatlantic or nomadic? Lyric voice in Lee Harwood’s The Man with Blue Eyes (1966) (2017)
Journal Article
Rogers, S. (2017). Transatlantic or nomadic? Lyric voice in Lee Harwood’s The Man with Blue Eyes (1966). Symbiosis, 21(1), 93-114

This article focuses on The Man with Blue Eyes (New York: Angel Hair Books, 1966), the second collection of poems by English poet Lee Harwood. Although it is one of the few Harwood publications to appear outside the UK, it signals a vital, long-term... Read More about Transatlantic or nomadic? Lyric voice in Lee Harwood’s The Man with Blue Eyes (1966).

Affronted adverbials: The debate on grammar (2017)
Journal Article
Hodgson, J. (2017). Affronted adverbials: The debate on grammar

John Hodgson gives a personal account of NATE’s part in language and grammar study over the last fifty years - from Chomsky to SPaG, via Language in Use, LINC, and Grammar for Writing.

The Work of the Course: validity and reliability in assessing English Literature (2017)
Journal Article
Hodgson, J., & Greenwell, B. (2017). The Work of the Course: validity and reliability in assessing English Literature. English in Education, 51(1), 100-111. https://doi.org/10.1111/eie.12132

© 2017 National Association for the Teaching of English This article reflects on the values and practices of a revolutionary UK A level (senior secondary) course that achieved a high degree of validity and reliability in assessing the study of Englis... Read More about The Work of the Course: validity and reliability in assessing English Literature.

Dear Reader… some contemporary books by artists (2017)
Journal Article
Bodman, S. L. (2017). Dear Reader… some contemporary books by artists. Book 2.0, 7(1), 95-110. https://doi.org/10.1386/btwo.7.1.95_1

Artists’ books have evolved over the last sixty years into a significant, international contemporary arts practice. In the 1960s, the artist’s book grew in popularity as a means of bypassing dealers in high end galleries, taking artists’ works out to... Read More about Dear Reader… some contemporary books by artists.

Design at the intersection of smart materials and 3D printing (2017)
Presentation / Conference
Walters, P. (2017, February). Design at the intersection of smart materials and 3D printing. Presented at 4D Printing and Meta Materials Conference

This presentation will show practical examples of research into the application of smart shape-changing materials and 3D printing technologies, undertaken at the University of the West of England, Bristol, UK. Research takes place through creative co... Read More about Design at the intersection of smart materials and 3D printing.

Hospitality and ownership of spaces (2017)
Book Chapter
Dillon, T. (2017). Hospitality and ownership of spaces. In L. Manach, & S. Pop (Eds.), Creativity in Urban Context, 101-107. Future DiverCities

How can art open up new forms of hospitality and commoning in the city? Dillon’s URBAN HUT taps into this question of living art shaping civic reality in the city.

NEIGHBORHOOD DIVERSITY, ECONOMIC HEALTH, AND THE ROLE OF THE ARTS (2016)
Journal Article
Foster, N., Grodach, C., & Murdoch, J. (2016). NEIGHBORHOOD DIVERSITY, ECONOMIC HEALTH, AND THE ROLE OF THE ARTS. Journal of Urban Affairs, 38(5), 623-642. https://doi.org/10.1111/juaf.12278

Copyright © 2016 Urban Affairs Association Policymakers pursue a range of strategies aimed at diversifying neighborhoods despite research indicating the complicated and potentially damaging results of these efforts. One increasingly common approach i... Read More about NEIGHBORHOOD DIVERSITY, ECONOMIC HEALTH, AND THE ROLE OF THE ARTS.

Renewing acquaintance with James Britton (2016)
Journal Article
Hodgson, J. (2016). Renewing acquaintance with James Britton

John Hodgson reports on LATE’s celebration of the work of one of NATE’s founding figures, James Britton, and explains the crucial importance of his work for contemporary English teaching.

Investigating the predictive validity of IELTS for a teacher education program in UAE (2016)
Thesis
Khemakhem, S. (in press). Investigating the predictive validity of IELTS for a teacher education program in UAE. (Thesis). University of the West of England

This research study investigates the predictive validity of IELTS test scores as a graduation requirement for a Teacher Education Program in the UAE. The argument is that the use of the IELTS cut-off score (band 6) as a predictor of post-graduation p... Read More about Investigating the predictive validity of IELTS for a teacher education program in UAE.

The translation of children's literature: Ideology and cultural adaptations. Captain Underpants as a case study (2016)
Thesis
Asiain, T. The translation of children's literature: Ideology and cultural adaptations. Captain Underpants as a case study. (Thesis). University of the West of England

The aim of this research is to explore cultural differences in the children’s publishing industry in the USA and Spain and the impact these have on translation, and to develop a case study of the translation of Dav Pilkey’s Captain Underpants series... Read More about The translation of children's literature: Ideology and cultural adaptations. Captain Underpants as a case study.

Brief report: A pilot study of the use of a virtual reality headset in autism populations (2016)
Journal Article
Newbutt, N., Sung, C., Kuo, H. J., Leahy, M. J., Lin, C. C., & Tong, B. (2016). Brief report: A pilot study of the use of a virtual reality headset in autism populations. Journal of Autism and Developmental Disorders, 46(9), 3166-3176. https://doi.org/10.1007/s10803-016-2830-5

The application of virtual reality technologies (VRTs) for users with autism spectrum disorder (ASD) has been studied for decades. However, a gap remains in our understanding surrounding VRT head-mounted displays (HMDs). As newly designed HMDs have b... Read More about Brief report: A pilot study of the use of a virtual reality headset in autism populations.

CitySpaceMindSpace: How to read Los Angeles: Banham and McLuhan in the light of Cognitive Neuro-scientific theories of comprehension (2016)
Book Chapter
Flaxton, T. (2016). CitySpaceMindSpace: How to read Los Angeles: Banham and McLuhan in the light of Cognitive Neuro-scientific theories of comprehension. In E. Clift, G. Amayo Caldwell, & C. Smith (Eds.), Digital Futures and the City of Today: New Technologies and Physical SpacesIntellect

In the 1970’s, Rayner Banham (with Marshall McLuhan), set the tone for understanding CyberCity/MindSpace with Banham’s book, Los Angeles: the Architecture of Four Ecologies, which was an examination of the LA cityscape which used the idea of the movi... Read More about CitySpaceMindSpace: How to read Los Angeles: Banham and McLuhan in the light of Cognitive Neuro-scientific theories of comprehension.