Projects per year
Social research methodology and contemporary critical theory
Creating inclusive teaching spaces, with specific focus of physical education
Anti-racism & Unlearning Whiteness: oppression and suppression, tribalism, colonialism, bias
Dualism of education and career devolopment in sport, music & drama
Oculism and higher education, attainment, success and well-being
Research Assistant at the GLEA Research Centre, Coventry University, and a team-member of the equity & attainment theme. Specific research interests include “Creating inclusive teaching spaces” and “Facilitating notions of flourishing and thriving”. Passionate about promoting the use of new media technologies and the development of accessible digital literacy. Developed the Academic Inclusive Publishing Project. A grant funded development of an idea concerned with facilitating undergraduates to explore the notion of a Research Active Learner. Former career, as a sports technology entrepreneur and CEO developed experience of managing and leading small and medium size enterprises. With an early-career in sport science teaching and mid-career commercial experience, up to 2012, have since gained a wealth of higher education teaching experience in a variety of subject areas; people management & leadership, strategic management and global marketing applied to various employment sectors; tourism, hospitality, events and sports management. During this time have developed as a higher education teacher, by exploring innovative approaches to visible learning, interactive virtual learning environments and extending learning through coursework assessment. Additionally have gained insights into higher education department management as a member of a Senior Management Team; as well as through external appointments as examiner and subject adviser. A fellow of the Royal Society for the Arts.
Education Management, MA, Open University
Award Date: 1 Dec 1992
External Examiner, Anglia Ruskin University
1 Sept 2016 → …
External Subject Adviser; Sport, De Montfort University
1 Sept 2016 → …
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Raven, S., 12 Jul 2023, (E-pub ahead of print) In: Educational Review. 2 p.
Research output: Contribution to journal › Book/Film/Article review › peer-review
Reimagining Qualitative Social Research Fieldwork to Move Online: Perceptions of Racism Among Physical Education StudentsRaven, S., 17 Mar 2022, SAGE Research Methods: Doing Research Online. SAGE Publications
Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceeding › Chapter › peer-review
The (un)learning of whiteness and its relationship with being-white and developing social justice projects in Physical EducationRaven, S., Nov 2022, 258 p.
Research output: Thesis (awarded by external institution) › Doctoral ThesisOpen Access
Morini, L. & Raven, S., 26 Mar 2021, Coventry University. 31 p.
Research output: Book/Report › Commissioned report
Mind the Gap: Sport Management Education and Employability: Auto-ethnographical analysis of Sport Management Education and the Sports Fitness IndustryRaven, S., 11 Jun 2018, In: Education + Training. 60, 5, p. 458-472 15 p.
Research output: Contribution to journal › Article › peer-reviewOpen AccessFile
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