Creating Knowledge students – CKers – are talented, inquiring, hardworking, high achieving creative people. The following are samples of CK productivity and they are intended as examples only and are not to be viewed as templates for future work. Find your own path!
In 2014 and 2015, students connected to the course by exploring a ‘Gap in the Knowledge’ of their choosing.
- Alya – Digital Technology and the Way Forward
- Ben – The Health Divide: Physical and Mental Health (the password is the CK course code – VCUGXXXX)
- Jonathan – video in three parts: Introduction and the media, the Median twitter theorem, Spaces and facilities on campus
- Tiff – Sharing Knowledge Across Cultures
- Afiq – Artificial intelligence and Singularity (as a powerpoint)
- Ben – Speaking Notes for an Oration
- Lucy – The gap in knowledge about the gap in Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander health
- Nabil – Search for the Rule of Law (presented as an iBook, Mac only)
- Olivia – Learning to learn? The incorporation of big-picture learning ideas into systems of education in Australia.
- Ben, Saksham and Tiff – Food (video)
Please note that the assessment changed between 2013/2014, but these are excellent examples to the old assessment items. 2013 – CK Rap
Assignment 1 – Interview a researcher
Students interviewed ANU academics on how they create knowledge and push the boundaries of understanding, in what proves to be a fascinating insight into some of Australia’s top minds.”
- Taking a Hardline on Software, Interview with Dr. Michael Norris, by Cameron Bestwick
- Keeping Up With The Colonies, Interview with Dr Debjani Ganguly, by Jack Drury
- Korean Popular Culture, Interview with Dr Roald Malingkay, by Alexandra Gill
- Living In The Grey, Interview with Dr. Carleton (Bruin) Christensen, by Samantha Cooper
- Interview with Prof. Martin Banwel, by Alicia Gall
- Interview with Dr. Peter Hendriks, by Joanne Phan
- Interview with Prof. Richard Brent, by Tasnim Hossain
- Interview with Dr. Andrea Acri, by Graeme Ford
- Why Politics?, Interview with Prof. Ian McAllister
Assignment 2 – Reflective Writing 1. Submitted around the middle of the course.
The following pieces of reflective writing were created by students from Interdisciplinary Studies, Law/Economics, Science and Arts/Anthropology. They reveal their early views on their learning in the course.
Assignment 3 – Reflective Writing 2 – submitted towards the end of the course
These pieces were written towards the end of the course and reveal some of the changes in thinking and learning experienced by CKers as the course reached its conclusion.