Here is a video of our project week group (minus Rhiannon) talking about how the preparations have been going and our aim for project week. This is our project week planning document. In this document, we have planned all the logistics of the trip.
What I am proud of? I am proud of taking part in the workshop this morning and being open to exploring bhuto which was so out of my comfort zone. What I have learnt today? Today I learnt a great deal from our artist in residence Alys. I have especially learnt about what it means… Continue Reading EE day reflection
When building my character in Royal Hunt of the Sun I always asked myself if my choices were portraying the most authentic/ truthful version of Old Martin. Since then I have had a growing interest in how actors achieve truth in their performance. After my supervisor introduced me to the idea of Taksu, my interests… Continue Reading EE reflective conversation 1
Have you ever ignored or kindly said no to someone trying to give you a brochure about something even before you hear them out? I know I have. But this time at service I got to be at the other end, the one receiving that hand raise and quick ‘no thank you’. NCID cares’ handicrafts… Continue Reading Selling at the cart
During the lunchtime of the science fest, I found that with each new stall visitor I was able to refine my presentation skills, better organise the content, and answer questions better. I found that as I explained the theory for the first couple of times it was a test of my understanding. Since we had… Continue Reading During the science fest
This year there was a science fest, and astronomy club was taking part in it. The club has split into groups according to what we were interested in learning about. Amelia and I choose to learn about spectroscopy and where light originates from. From a learning perspective, this was an fun experience, as we not… Continue Reading The learning behind the science fest
I never really understood what intuition was before started looking at it in class. I knew I had it, but I never tried to reason what was going on when my intuition was at play. Before I was aware of what intuition was I would say I barely trusted mine unless it was a very strong… Continue Reading Where does intuition actually help us?
Despite the perception of reasoning being a pure method of decision making, when applied to real life situations it is still subject to numerous cognitive and paradigm biases that influence the premises we start with, and therefore the claim we end up with. No one is really free of bias and in some way or… Continue Reading Conceptual understandings about Reason
This post will be discussing 4 types of cognitive biases Self- Enhancing transmission bias In the process of protecting one’s ego, a person takes more responsibility for their successes and try to blame failures on external factors, as they find it hard to come to terms with their mistakes. I think this bias can be particularly damaging… Continue Reading Cognitive biases
LO3 INITIATIVE (Planning and initiated activities) When we started preparing for the transition, one of the biggest questions facing our group was “what next?”, “what ideas do we have for the volunteers, and the sales cart?”. After a couple of sessions, I suggested we could try out quilling. Realising that this was a completely foreign craft… Continue Reading Preparing for the transtion