Arts-informed research workshop
9 December 2013
Faculty Honorary, University of Mount Saint Vincent academic and co-editor of the Handbook of the Arts in Qualitative Inquiry: Perspectives, Methodologies, Examples and Issues, Professor Ardra Cole, will present a two-hour workshop to share with University of Sydney staff and higher-degree-research students her understandings and expertise of arts-based research methodologies.
The one-off workshop will be part of a national post-conference tour by Professor Cole after the annual conference of the Australian Association for Research in Education concludes in Adelaide.
Professor Cole has extensive knowledge of qualitative social science research that draws inspiration, concepts, processes and representational forms from the arts. Workshop participants will be able to extend their knowledge of this field and, in the process, interrogate their current research practices. Bookings for this one-time-only workshop are essential.
- When: 2.30–4.30pm
- Where: Room 612, Education Building A35, Manning Rd, University of Sydney
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- Cost: Free but bookings are essential.
- RSVP: RSVP by emailing Camilla Pilgrim
- Contact: Camilla Pilgrim
- Speaker: Professor Ardra Cole is Associate Vice President (Academic and Research), University of Mount Saint Vincent, Halifax, Canada. She was formerly a professor in the Department of Adult Education and Counselling Psychology at the Ontario Institute for Studies in Education at the University of Toronto, and served as Vice Chair of the Research Ethics Policy and Advisory Committee and Chair of the Social Sciences and Humanities and Education Research Ethics Board. She is also an alumna of University of Mount Saint Vincent, having completed a Bachelor of Education there. She holds doctoral and master's degrees in education from the University of Toronto and a Bachelor of Arts from Dalhousie University.
Dr Cole has a distinguished record of teaching, scholarship and administrative service. She has extensive experience in graduate student supervision and a strong commitment to the enhancement of both faculty and student engagement in research activities and inquiry-based learning. Her areas of research and publication include teacher development, research methodologies and most recently, ageing and health. She has a record of achievement in securing research funding for individual and major collaborative research from the Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council (SSHRC), Canadian Institutes of Health Research (CIHR) and other funding agencies. She has significant expertise in developing research collaborations across disciplines, institutions and sectors.