A narrative approach to considering the role of the lecturer in developing autonomy in final year undergraduates


  • Jesmond Lewis University of Greenwich




Autonomy, Collaboration, Narrative Research


This paper reviews the process of adopting a collaborative approach to enabling final year students to develop autonomy through the use of a negotiated learning plan and co-constructed curriculum. The students undertake a collaborative project that models real-world working practices. The lecturer supports the students’ objectives.  This piece takes a narrative approach to reflecting on the experience of the lecturer.

Author Biography

Jesmond Lewis, University of Greenwich

Programme Leader for Digital Media, Games and Animation programmes, Senior Lecturer Digital Media, Film and TV Production. School of COmputing and Mathematical Sciences, Department of Creative Digital Technologies


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