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Monday, November 6 • 13:55 - 14:45
Images, speech balloons, and artful representation: Comics as visual narratives of early career teachers

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This presentation describes our implementations of arts-based research outputs in the research area of teacher mentorship. We will discuss how the medium of comics is utilized as a form of arts-based knowledge mobilization activity to engage with early career teachers and educational professionals across school communities in British Columbia, Canada. This presentation aims to provide scholarly and artful portrayals of teacher narratives in the context of mentorship, which can be key to creating and sustaining strong and professional teaching. Our use of an arts-based research methodology in teacher mentorship aims to offer an alternative way of mobilizing the research knowledge, as well as to provoke artful representations in articulating the complexity of teacher mentorship. 

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Julian Lawrence

Instructor/Lecturer, Emily Carr University of Art and Design
My work concentrates on the undercurrents of communication through gesture in the medium of comics. The research I undertake explores freehand narrative drawing and its impact on representations of artist identity. Investigations of these topics led me combine theories of authorship... Read More →

Monday November 6, 2017 13:55 - 14:45 PST
Segal Room 1410

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