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Perspectives on creative arts in higher education

Creative Practice and Doctoral Education – Studies in Graduate and Postdoctoral Education

Key Deadlines

ABSTRACT submission deadline: 30th of September, 2023

Closing date for manuscripts submission: 31st of January, 2024 

MANUSCRIPT Submission deadline date: 31 January 2024

Guest Editors

Dr Sian Vaughan, Birmingham City University, United Kingdom, sian.vaughan@bcu.ac.uk

Dr Jacqueline Taylor, Birmingham City University, United Kingdom, Jacqueline.taylor@bcu.ac.uk

“The special issue will consider the impact of creative forms of knowledge generation and articulation on doctoral education more broadly and in relation to policy, process, and practice. The growing influence of creative practice can be discerned in the celebrated exemplars of alternative format theses that are found outside of traditionally creative disciplines – Sousanis’s comic book format for his Doctorate in Education (2014), Carson’s rap album for a Rhetorics, Communication and Information Design PhD (2017) and Williams’ multi-media podcast for an English PhD (2019)”

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