Ross Adamson teaches and researches in the areas of documentary, factual television and digital media.
HIs principal research interests lie in narrative methodologies, documentary self-representation and pedagogy and is currently completing a Professional Doctorate in Education, examining the significance of auto/biographical documentary to student film makers. .
After completing a Media and Language Teaching MA at the University of Brighton, Ross Adamson joined the Institute of Education, University of London as a research officer on a 3 year EU funded research project. Entitled ‘Playground’, the project investigated young children’s learning in logic and mathematics through their designing and programming of computer games.
Adamson joined the University of Brighton in 2004 as lecturer in Media Studies and now teaches and researches in the areas of documentary, factual television and digital media. He is currently completing his doctoral studies in the School of Education on a project with the working title ‘The significance of documentary making: An auto/biographical approach’.
Ross Adamson's principal research interests lie in narrative methodologies, documentary self-representation and pedagogy. He is currently completing a Professional Doctorate in Education, with the working title ‘The significance of documentary making: An auto/biographical approach‘. This explores the significance of auto/biographical documentary to student film makers and investigates the narrative learning potential of such documentary making through life history methods.
Adamson, Ross (2015) “This is what I was trying to say”: challenging outcome led documentary filmmaking in higher education Cinema Journal Teaching Dossier, 3 (2).
Adamson, Ross (2015) Stepping up and stepping back: identity and voice in undergraduate documentary filmmaking Media Education Research Journal, 5 (2). pp. 96-102. ISSN 2040-4530
Adamson, Ross (2014) Disrupting familiar roles: informal learning in undergraduate documentary filmmaking Media Education Research Journal, 4 (2). pp. 48-52. ISSN 2040-4530
Moriarty, Jessica, Rajapillai, V. and Adamson, Ross (2006) What is your porn name? Issues with working on an EU project In: Learning and Teaching Conference 2006, July 2006, Brighton, UK.
Adamson, R. Duality of the documentary encounter: Ethical dilemmas in undergraduate documentary filmmaking, MeCCSA, University of Bournemouth, 8-10th January 2014.
Adamson, R. Disrupting Familiar Roles: Informal learning in undergraduate documentary filmmaking, Media Education Research Journal 4(2):48-52
Adamson, R. Disrupting Familiar Roles: Experiences of undergraduate documentary filmmakers, Media Education Summit, Sheffield Hallam University, 19-20 September 2013.
Rajapillai, V., Moriarty, J. and Adamson, R. (2007) 'What is your porn name? Online student interactions in an EU cross-cultural project.' Centre for Learning and Teaching conference proceedings. Brighton: University of Brighton.
Dwyer, N., Adamson, R. and Slater, P.Interactive whiteboards in practice: A Case study. Proceedings of the Learning and teaching conference Brighton: University of Brighton.
2003Jewitt, C. and Adamson, R. The multimodal construction of rule in computer programming applications Education, Communication and Information 3(3): 361-382.
Adamson, R. Playground Micromath vol 18 issue 1.
Hoyles, C., Noss, R. and Adamson, R. Rethinking the Microworld Idea Journal of Education Computing Research vol 27, no. 1.
Noss, R., Hoyles, C., Gurtner, J., Adamson, R. and Lowe, S. Face to face and online collaboration: appreciating rules and adding complexity International Journal of Continuing Engineering Education and Life Long Learning vol 12 no. 5/6.
Hoyles, C., Noss, R., Adamson, R. and Lowe, S. Programming rules: what do children understand? Proceedings of the 25th Annual conference International group for the psychology of maths Utrecht: Netherlands.