Performance and Analytic Narratives

I have continued thinking about performance issues raised by Craig Duncan (link), Dave Reddin and Tony Strudwick (link). This thinking has coincided with me revisiting the literature on analytic narratives (link). One of the contributors to this literature is Margaret Levi (link). She wrote: The narrative of analytic narratives establishes the actual and principal players, … Continue reading Performance and Analytic Narratives

Microcontent: narratives and attention

How do online courses engage learners? Alan Levine explores this issue in a post titled Seeking Answers: Can a Narrative Tie a Course Together? (link). He asks “what would it take to apply a storytelling approach in courses outside ones about storytelling”. Alan’s discussion has its roots in his experiences, with Jim Groom, in the … Continue reading Microcontent: narratives and attention

Robin Poke’s PhD Submission: A Narrative History of Australian Rowing

Robing Poke submitted his PhD thesis for examination today at the University of Canberra. It is the culmination of six years assiduous research that is titled A Narrative History of Australian Rowing 1770-2016. I have been fortunate to be Robin’s primary supervisor. I believe it to be a magnum opus in the history of rowing. … Continue reading Robin Poke’s PhD Submission: A Narrative History of Australian Rowing