Mark Brown

Tracing The Path - Conversation 15 - The Workaround

Mark, Steve and Tara talk about 'the workaround' in technology and its role and impact in regional education.  And as a meta-point, this podcast produced what may end up Mark's PhD title and key concept.  Podcast can offer a hot moment of innovation for supervisors and students.  One of these moments is captured here.

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Tracing The Path - Conversation 14 - Fun with prototyping

Mark Brown, Tara and Steve discuss his practice-led PhD, with attention to prototyping.  The artefacts are emerging, and the speed of change means that every object that Mark creates is the foundation for the next one.  

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Tracing The Path - Conversation 13 - Artefact suites and drinks on Mark

Steve and Tara introduce Mark Brown's mock confirmation of candidature.  They talk about the value of a mock event and how students can improve and learn through this process.  The podcast also includes Mark's live and raw mock CoC and how - in real time - he created improvement.

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Tracing The Path - Conversation 12 - Artefact suites and drinks on Mark

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Mark, Tara and Steve return to the challenging issue of balancing artefacts and the exegesis in creative-led doctorates.  But it is clear that Mark's prototype is creating a powerful structure and propulsion for his thesis.

Tracing The Path - Conversation 11 - Place, Purpose and the PhD

Steve, Tara and Mark focus on the original contribution to knowledge.  How can understanding the place in which research takes place enhance the originality of the doctorate?

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Tracing The Path - Conversation 10 - Antipodean Cocs and the challenges of part-time candidature

Mark, Tara and Steve talk through the deep and profound challenges of part-time doctoral candidature.  How do we manage the stress while the clock is ticking, particularly when a confirmation of candidature is pending?  We develop some strategies.

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Tracing The Path - Conversation 9 - With Tara Brabazon and Steve Redhead - A confirmation of candidature document for creative-led research projects

Mark, Tara and Steve explore - and expose - the specific challenges when configuring a confirmation of candidature document for creative-led doctoral theses.


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Tracing The Path - Conversation 8 - With Tara Brabazon and Steve Redhead - Visually Documenting a Doctorate

Mark and Tara talk about the distinctive digital strategies that are emerging in and through the contemporary PhD.


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Tracing The Path - Conversation 7 - With Tara Brabazon and Steve Redhead - What is the artefact? (The challenges of creative-led research)

Mark Brown joins us from Sydney to present his sonic designs for the development of his artefact.  Yet his great work raises a question.  What is the artefact?  What are the examiners assessing?  Steve, Tara and Mark try to limit and shape the examined artefact.


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Tracing The Path - Conversation 6 - With Tara Brabazon and Steve Redhead - Light, darkness, movement and colour

Mark, Steve and Tara talk about how Mark is building his artefact.  The use of light, dark, movement and colour is aligning meaning systems and movement systems.

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Tracing The Path - Conversation 5 - With Tara Brabazon and Steve Redhead - Annotated bibliographies for busy doctoral studients

Mark and Steve evaluate Mark's strategy for doctoral management, to pinch a few hours and develop annotated bibliographies.


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Tracing The Path - Conversation 4 - With Tara Brabazon and Steve Redhead - Big life - big job - what about the thesis

Mark, Tara and Steve talk PhD strategy.  How do we find those impossible hours for a doctorate in an already over-stuffed life?


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Tracing The Path - Conversation 3 - With Tara Brabazon and Steve Redhead - Reading reading reading (and annotated bibliographies)

Mark, Steve and Tara discuss the reading programme of a doctorate and how to maintain the excitement while not being overwhelmed.  The importance of note taking and annotated bibliographies are discussed.

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Tracing The Path - Episode 2

In this Episode I had the chance for quick interview with Bri Thomas who is a Dance teacher at St Columba Anglican School. In this discussion I asked Bri her thoughts on how technology is used in the Dance course.

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Tracing The Path - Conversation 2 - With Tara Brabazon and Steve Redhead - How to save two years from Mark's PhD candidature

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Tara, Steve and Mark talk about one of those extraordinary doctoral meetings, determining what we are NOT going to include in the PhD.  If such decisions can be made early, years can be saved from a student's candidature.


Tracing The Path - Episode 1

Welcome to Tracing the Path. Follow me as I document my travels through my PH.D

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Tracing The Path - Conversation 1 - With Tara Brabazon and Steve Redhead - Compositional systems and movement systems

Tara introduces our new doctoral student, Mark Brown.  Mark's PhD is developing a new way of thinking about movement and music, inverting the conventional relationship to create object (body) triggered compositions.

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