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Biography

Sarah Williamson is a Senior Lecturer in the School of Education and Professional Development at the University of Huddersfield. She specialises in the arts and teacher education for the post-compulsory sector and teaches on undergraduate, postgraduate and Master’s level courses. In collaboration with partners including the Huddersfield Contemporary Music Festival (HCMF), as part of her PGCE students’ training, Sarah has developed a series of ‘Pop-Up Art Schools’ which have offered temporary, exciting and informal creative experiences in communities, art galleries and schools. Sarah researches the transformative impact of the arts in professional education, and she has published and presented in the field of arts, society and education. She is an invited member of an international research team funded by 2 Canadian SSHRC grants to investigate and develop pedagogic and research practices in galleries and museums.

In 2018, Sarah was one of 6 lecturers shortlisted from UK universities for the Times Higher Education 'Most Innovative Teacher' award

Biography

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Google Scholar Profile

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Research Output 2013 2019

Exploration: Cabinets of Curiosities - Playing with Artefacts in Professional Teacher Education

Williamson, S., 1 Feb 2019, The Power of Play in Higher Education: Creativity in Tertiary Learning. James, A. & Nerantzi, C. (eds.). 1st ed. Palgrave Macmillan Ltd., p. 103-111 9 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

artifact
teacher
education
sixteenth century
seventeenth century
Open Access
File
museum
aesthetics
art
objectification
work environment

Pop-Up Art Schools and the ‘Carnivalesque'

Williamson, S., 2017, Informal Learning: Perspectives, Challenges and Opportunities. Rutherford, S. (ed.). Nova Science Publishers Inc

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

art
creativity
school
informal learning
chaos

Practical teaching

Dixon, E., Harvey, J., Powell, D., Thompson, R. & Williamson, S., 2015, Teaching in lifelong learning: A guide to theory and practice. Avis, J., Fisher, R. & Thompson, R. (eds.). 2nd ed. Open University Press, p. 127-154 28 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

1 Citation (Scopus)

'...and I remember every single session!' - On the usefulness of making reflective books as active note-taking

Gröppel-WeGener, A. & Williamson, S., 1 Jun 2013, In : Journal of Writing in Creative Practice. 6, 2, p. 155-167 13 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

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artifact
Reflective Practice
Reflective
Note-taking

Activities 2016 2018

  • 7 Oral presentation

'Deeper, Quicker': Critical consciousness in the art gallery

Sarah Williamson (Speaker), Darlene Clover (Speaker)
29 May 2018

Activity: Talk or presentation typesOral presentation

Feminist interrogations and creative teaching in art galleries and museums

Sarah Williamson (Speaker), Darlene Clover (Speaker), Kathy Sanford (Speaker), Nancy Taber (Speaker)
28 May 2018

Activity: Talk or presentation typesOral presentation

Seeing Beyond Belief: The Feminist Museum Hack as a Practice of Hope

Sarah Williamson (Speaker), Darlene Clover (Speaker)
18 Jul 2018

Activity: Talk or presentation typesOral presentation

Times Higher Education LIVE World Summit Series

Sarah Williamson (Speaker)
29 Nov 2018

Activity: Talk or presentation typesOral presentation

Seeing Beyond Belief: The Feminist Museum Hack as a Practice of Hope

Sarah Williamson (Speaker), Darlene Clover (Speaker)
17 Jul 2018

Activity: Talk or presentation typesOral presentation