#storynotgadget | Artmaking, Materials, and Ownership | USQ Salon Series 2017
In July and August 2017 I was welcomed by the Digital Life team at the University of Southern Queensland (USQ) in Toowoomba, Australia. Among other things, I was invited to be a guest speaker at their Salon Series - a monthly live-streamed lecture by a visiting scholar.
This is a very interesting series, as it takes the idea of (digital) life in a very broad sense and welcomes different perspectives on a variety of issues. The setting in itself is interesting as well: each lecture is recorded in a TV studio on campus, with both a live audience and direct remain online.
I was thrilled to have a diverse audience of people from different fields - from educational technology to business studies and librarianship - andthe interesting follow-up discussions made clear how we are all just in the business of figuring things out - one of the points that was key to my talk. As it turns out, #storynotgadget seems to be a very pertinent way of thinking about assessment in a business degree…