Typography e-book

In the summer of 2014 I wrote series of blog posts for the Interactive Design Institute (IDI) on the theme of typography and typeface design. The posts are very much aimed at those wanting to gain an insight into the fundamentals of type and some of the approaches to its design. IDI have now collated […]

A Critique of Admissions and Interview Processes to Higher Education, Art & Design Courses in the context of Widening Participation and Social Mobility

The following piece was written in September 2012 as part of my PGCHE studies with the University of Kent.  The theme is that of widening participation in HE. A critique of admissions and interview processes to Higher Education, Art & Design Courses in the context of Widening Participation and Social Mobility. by Tim Bones © 2012 Introduction Widening […]

Improving Screencasting Processes: An Instructional Designer’s Perspective.

The following piece was written in June, 2012 as part of my PGCHE studies with the Univeristy of Kent.  The theme is Technology in the Academic Environment. The appendices mentioned throughout have been omitted in this version. Improving screencasting processes: An Instructional Designer’s perspective. by Tim Bones © 2012 The aim of the essay is to investigate […]

Critical Perspectives on Academic Practice

The following are two short pieces written in June, 2012 as part of my PGCHE studies with the Univeristy of Kent. Both pieces are reflective in nature and have been written from both a personal and professional viewpoint as an HE in FE design lecturer. Critical Perspectives on Academic Practice by Tim Bones Managing Student Expectations “When […]