MEEN40980 Text into Praxis

Academic Year 2023/2024

In this module, the participants will engage in a scholarly environment among peers and supervisors, supporting each student’s research in their distinct context through shared and focused multidisciplinary activities. Participants will present their recent research in front of the entire cohort. They will be expected to engage in academic discussions with their peers on a range of subjects. They will be required reflect on their PhD progress overall and learning in the seminar sessions. Individual supervisions will be contained within the process.

The focus of this module is the relationship between theory and practice within applied research, and as it pertains to PhD-level research across the fields of inclusive design & creative technology innovation.

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Curricular information is subject to change

Learning Outcomes:

1. Demonstrate an ability to engage in ‘higher level’ scholarly discussions
2. Critically evaluate your own research
3. Manage a presentation with question & answer session within the allocated time
4. Take responsibility for working within a group of research students
5. Take responsibility for evaluating your own research
6. Develop writing as part of academic sessions on the key themes of the seminar week

Student Effort Hours: 
Student Effort Type Hours


Small Group




Autonomous Student Learning




Approaches to Teaching and Learning:
Not yet recorded 
Requirements, Exclusions and Recommendations

Not applicable to this module.

Module Requisites and Incompatibles
Writing & Theoretical Research (EDUC41840)

Assessment Strategy  
Description Timing Open Book Exam Component Scale Must Pass Component % of Final Grade
Presentation: Group Presentation: Each group (approx. 3 students) is assigned one theorist/theoretical stance. 15 mins Unspecified n/a Not yet recorded No


Essay: Critical Review: A critical analysis of a key text assessing it from a theoretical standpoint. 5,000 words Unspecified n/a Not yet recorded No


Attendance: Active & engaged attendance at all sessions; involvement in discussions and seminar activities. Unspecified n/a Not yet recorded No


Presentation: Solo Presentation: The subject matter should relate in this module/week to a theoretical or philosophical aspect of their research. 15 mins Unspecified n/a Not yet recorded No


Carry forward of passed components
Not yet recorded
Remediation Type Remediation Timing
In-Module Resit Prior to relevant Programme Exam Board
Please see Student Jargon Buster for more information about remediation types and timing. 
Not yet recorded
Timetabling information is displayed only for guidance purposes, relates to the current Academic Year only and is subject to change.

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