Embedding creativity in learning design for our times


This webinar illustrates the way creativity in learning design was applied to promote social justice in Indonesia.

The analysis of that example shows how the virtual classroom became a place of adventure and alliance.

Brought to you by Kadenze Academy

The Kadenze Academy is a platform for educators passionate about creative education. Using digital and online technologies, we are the scholarly community of practice at the heart of Kadenze, Inc., launching hundreds of online courses in the arts, design, humanities, and creative technologies. From shared experiences with our leading global partners, we produce online learning frameworks, professional learning courses and teaching materials to unleash the power of creativity in classrooms around the world.


This webinar is for you if you can answer YES to the following.

I have a thriving course to move online, but most online courses are predictable and boring.

I struggle to find a satisfactory online alternative to the active and physical approach I take in my classroom.

My supervisors are telling me online learning is here to stay, but where do I start?

My workload keeps growing; I need to redesign my delivery to be more efficient and time flexible.

A webinar for professors, teachers, instructors and those seeking the opportunity to teach.


Embedding creativity in learning design for our times

Presenters:  Professor Emeritus Brad Haseman, EVP, Kadenze, Inc.,  and Associate Professor Jackie Kauli.  

Duration: 45 minutes

What you’ll learn:

This webinar illustrates the way creativity in learning design was applied to promote social justice in Indonesia.

The analysis of that example shows how the virtual classroom became a place of adventure and alliance.

Jackie Kauli

Jackie Kauli has over 20 years of experience working in international development and communication for social change, working across Papua New Guinea and Australia. Her work focuses on harnessing process drama techniques, creative practice and communication strategies to contribute to development theory and practice.

Jackie’s work draws on a repertoire of arts-based creative and reflective practices to support the work of community teaching artists in Papua New Guinea and Australia. Jackie co-leads the collective CRID group (https://research.qut.edu.au/crid/about/) that focuses on the application of creative approaches to scaffold learning in cross-cultural contexts. She is currently Principal Research Fellow in the Faculty of Creative Industries, Education and Social Justice at Queensland University of Technology.

Brad Haseman

Brad Haseman joined Kadenze, Inc. as Executive Vice President and a member of the Kadenze Managing Committee in 2019. He oversees arts-led pedagogies and learning design for their global online courses.

Prior to joining Kadenze Brad worked for thirty years at the Queensland University of Technology (QUT) where he was Professor in Drama Education. He is a pioneer of drama in schools and arts education and is known internationally as a teacher and workshop leader (Process Drama), arts researcher (Performative Research) and community engagement practitioner (Applied Theatre and Teaching Artistry). In 2018 Brad was awarded the title of Professor Emeritus by QUT.

In 2018 Brad was the lead designer/curator on The Basics of Teaching Artistry which was released on Kadenze.com in April 2018.

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Available Times

14 October


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21 October


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29 November


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Coming soon from Kadenze Academy: Professional Development for Teachers

Starting in November and continuing into 2022, the Kadenze Academy is offering a suite of three courses, themed around Unmuting Creativity Online, to prepare teachers for their post-COVID education world. Teachers everywhere are having to orchestrate learning in the classroom, alongside remote synchronous and asynchronous delivery. Seldom has there been a more pressing time for teachers to be creative in solving the wicked challenges they face. How do we devise and apply a learning design framework which is up to these challenges?

These courses are for those teaching the creative arts, design and creative technologies seeking a mature online learning framework for their disciplines.

All three Unmuting Creativity Online courses are designed and delivered by Kadenze Academy’s expert arts-educators as part of their undertaking to grow creative education as accessibly and affordably as possible.

About Kadenze Academy

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Cognition, Creativity and Learning Design

From the very beginning, online learning design has principally focused on developing analytical and linear cognitive capabilities. As we are told repeatedly, these capabilities are essential for learners to hold down a successful job and build a powerful economy. Overwhelmingly learning design has engendered the cognitive operations of mind most commonly found in Mathematics, Chemistry, Language, Engineering and Business education.

This approach is underpinned by cognitive load theory which holds that for online instruction to be effective, care must be taken not to overload the mind’s capacity for processing information. Consequently, designers become concerned with extraneous load, working memory, redundancy and concerns about temporal and spatial split attention. All to ensure that students never become cognitively overloaded.

Kadenze Academy has developed an instructional design learning framework called Technology Enabled Creative Learning [TECL]; an arts-led learning framework which encourages learners to stay with all their senses (not only their cognition). We acknowledge that many creative arts and design experiences are deliberately designed to stretch the limits of cognition; that not all cognitive overload is necessarily negative. In such cases cognitive overload does not result in a loss of meaning or intelligibility. Indeed, it can be understood as cognition in the making, where the very fabric of cognitive life is renewed as it struggles to make sense of experience.

Kadenze educators see productive possibilities for learning in the overload, not simply as events which inhibit and confuse, but ones rich with imaginative and adventurous potential to transform knowing and understanding.