Metaphor, Neuroscience and WBL: Project Introduction

The project explores:

1) Why does reflective learning produce such a sense of pleasure, surprise and fulfillness as well as effectiveness in the business environment?
2) Will students find an understanding of the reasons, an aid to engage in reflective learning?
3) What kind of teaching resource scan be created, based on these discoveries?

Research methodology

Integral to the structure of the study is practical activity followed by reflection:
Stage 1: A series of short videos. See video 1, See video 2
Stage 2: A lecture. See video 3 Work Based Futures V Derby Conference presentation
Stage 3: Workshops and academic papers arising from the events CDE Conference Poster
Stage 4: Research Proposal bids for investigation into the use of metaphor in IWBL videos 2010-2011 See Index of Videos See proposal outline

Work in Progress 1: Metaphor, embodied learning and IWBL 1: an Introduction

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The project arises from the paper delivered at the Middlesex Annual Learning and Teaching Conference- Engaging the Digital Generation in Academic Literacy 29th June 2010 called The Self-Editor: a strategy for improving reflective writing.

Work in Progress 2:Metaphor, embodied learning and IWBL 2:An example- writing as an activity in 3D

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