Adrian Bromage


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with a background in Psychology and Cognitive Science, Brom is experienced in both qualitative and quantitative social research methods and analyses. He has previously worked on two major education research projects. The ESRC-funded ETL project, a national research project exploring undergraduate learning and teaching. The second was local to Coventry University, the evaluation of the \'Learn Online\' initiative. Current & developing research: -Educational foundations of \'serious games\'. -Consultant researcher for Professor David Jenkins\' evaluation of the Teacher Artist Programme, part of a three-year action research process to investigate the possibilities of partnership working within the school curriculum. -Exploration of engineers\' conceptualisation of \'truth\'. The research will draw upon his experiences on the ETL project. General research interests: * The application and possibilities of Existential Phenomenology. * Ontological questions regarding virtual reality and the nature of online teaching. * Social sciences research methods, particularly the interplay between ontology and epistemology. * Human memory, beliefs, attitudes and attitude change. * N-dimensional space and its mapping/concept mapping. * Cognitive and user-interface ergonomics. rides a clapped-out MZ.

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Bromage, Adrian, Whitaker, Peter (2005): Frission chips: curriculum development in microprocessor systems. In International Journal of Electronic Engineering Education, 42 (1) pp. 21-29.

Zheng, Su, Bromage, Adrian, Adam, Martin, Scrivener, Stephen A. R. (2007): Surprising creativity: a cognitive framework for interactive exhibits designed for childre. In: Proceedings of the 2007 Conference on Creativity and Cognition , 2007, Washington DC, USA. pp. 17-26.

Bromage, Adrian (2004): Atavistic Avatars: Ontology, Education and ‘Virtual Worlds’. In: "Virtual Learning and Higher Education" Rodopi .

Bromage, Adrian (2005): ICT and quality in the research process. In: "Quality issues in ICT-Based Higher Education" RoutledgeFalmer .

Bromage, Adrian, Singh, Gurnam (2006): Do educationalists think of themselves as intellectuals and does it matter?. In: Society for Research into Higher Education Annual Conference December 12-14, 2006, Thistle Hotel, Brighton.

Bromage, Adrian, Singh, Gurnam (2006): Do Academics think of themselves as intellectuals and does it matter?. In: The First International iPED Conference: Pedagogic Research and Academic Identities September 11-12, 2006, Coventry university Technocentre.