art education, creativity, identity, arts based research, a/r/tography, relational pedagogy
Kathryn Coleman is an artist, researcher and teacher based in Melbourne. She is the Australasian representative on the Board of Directors of Association of Authentic, Experiential and Evidence Based Learning (AAEEBL) and World Council Representative for the South-East Asia Pacific Region for the International Society for Education though Art (InSEA). Her work focuses on the integration of digital pedagogies and digital portfolios for sustained creative practice and assessment. Kate’s praxis includes taking aspects of her theoretical and practical work as a/r/tographer to consider how practitioners, teachers and students use site to create place in the digital and physical. Her PhD was the first fully online thesis as digital portfolio submitted at The University of Melbourne, where Kate is a lecturer in Visual Arts and Design Teacher Secondary Education at the Melbourne Graduate School of Education.
Mulqueen, K., Daw, K., Coleman, K. & Radford, L. (2017). Pathways to the visual arts: VCA Art mentoring and art education partnerships for low-SES schools (VCA & MGSE) Equity Innovation Grants 2017. Imms, W., Toscano, M., Coleman, K., Healy, S.M., Stewart, L. & Morris, J. (2017). Teacher Artmaker Project (TAP) and Teacher as Practitioner MGSE SEED Grant in partnership with Edith Cowan University. Oliver, B. Downie, J, Gibson, D, Ostashewski, N, Jones, S, Johnson, E, Boud, D, Owen, S, Radford, A. & Coleman, K. (2013). Curate, credential and carry forward digital learning evidence. Office for Learning and Teaching (OLT) Strategic Grant Deakin and Curtin University. Yang, J.L., Hawkins, N. Das, M. & Coleman, K.S. (2012). A program wide approach to building professional skills and career readiness in the sciences. Developing an eportfolio for reflection in Cancer Sciences for life long and life wide learning. UNSW internal Learning and Teaching Seed Funding Grant. Cox, J. & Coleman, K.S. (2012). A program wide approach to building professional skills and career readiness in the sciences. Developing an eportfolio that uses reflection for learning. UNSW Seed Funding Grant. Polly, P.,Thai, T., & Coleman, K.S. (2012). A program wide approach to building professional skills and career readiness in the sciences. Developing an eportfolio to promote professional awareness and career readiness in Pathology. UNSW internal Learning and Teaching Seed Funding Grant. Allen, B., Coleman, K.S. & Flood, A. (2011). Eportfolios for assessment in higher education, Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences, UNSW internal Learning and Teaching Seed Funding Grant. Coleman, S. & Coleman, K.S. (2011). abORIGINALITY! NSW DEC, Liverpool Girls’ High School and Australia Council, Artists in Schools Grant.
Education and training
University of Melbourne 2017
University of New South Wales 2011
Dr Coleman can supervise educators and arts based practitioners at all post-graduate levels in fields that include her areas of practice, research and expertise: a/r/tography, art education, creativity, ABER, ePortfolios, digital pedagogies, initial teacher education, practice based pedagogy, and inter/transdisciplinary curriculum and learning design.