Posts in observations

YouTube clips as data

YouTube clips as data

As outlined in the methodology segment of Raising Creativity (part 3), arts-informed research exists in part as a response to the limitations of traditional research methods. As such, it stands out as being very different in terms of process, form, and objective (Knowles & Cole,... [+]

Participation & production

Participation & production

I just finished watching a remarkable research-based video on child-driven education that presented itself to me as a result of a chain of events in participatory culture (Jenkins, 2006). The content of the video itself describes and mirrors the phenomenon that occurred in order for... [+]

YouTube clip selection criteria

In preparation for my conducting my art-based research which invokes “collective intelligence” (Jenkins, 2006) by remixing YouTube videos to illuminate my research question, I have developed a schema for determining which clips will be usable and which will be necessarily bypassed. In this blog, I... [+]

Autonomy, support, evaluation

.“For creativity to flourish, people need to be autonomous, they need support, and they need to not be judged. Really these areas are interdependent.” In reference to my observations video (part 4 in the series), in this post I’ll discuss in detail why these elements... [+]