Claudia Green

Teaching Assistant


Location

Cromore Road Coleraine Co. Londonderry BT52 1SA

Overview

Life Before Ulster

Claudia Green is part-time lecturer within the School of Communication and Media since February 2019.

She lectures on the BSc Interactive Media course - the same course she graduated from in 2014.

As alumni, Claudia feels privileged to be invited back to teach at an institution which she had such high regard for as a student.

Since April 2016, Claudia also lectures part-time at Southern Regional College, where she teaches a wide range of Media related modules on the Level 3 diploma - including Media theory, animation, video, advertising and web.

Claudia graduated top in her class in 2014 with a First-Class Honours in BA Interactive Media Arts. During her time there, her coursework was awarded 1st and 2nd place ‘Interactive Content’ at the Skillset Ulster Media Show in 2013. She was also awarded the Dean’s List in final year for outstanding performance across all modules.

Claudia’s Major Project and dissertation delved into themes of Fan Culture and Identity.

Claudia has industry experience working as a graphic designer in Down Recorder (2009), Antrim Printers (2013) and William studio (2014 - 2016). Claudia established her own freelance design company ‘Claudbean Designs’ (2010 - present) where she produces branding and printed material for local businesses.

In 2015, Claudia obtained a Distinction in MSc Educational Multimedia from Queens University, Belfast - where she produced a thesis and designed a project about collaborating Interactivity and Pedagogy for ‘digital natives’ - i.e. Key Stage One learners.  In 2019, she completed Postgraduate Degree in Further Education at Ulster University, Jordanstown.

Teaching

Claudia’s expertise lies in media theories and popular culture.

She is passionate about visual communication and always aims to deliver creative and engaging lectures on designing for print, motion and web.

She leads workshops in the Adobe Creative Suite to prepare undergraduates with the technical skills they need to work as professionals in the media industry.

She specialises in 2D animation, rotoscoping and stop-motion.

Claudia has acted as a supervisor facilitating undergraduate students on Final Year Major Projects and exegesis.

In 2016, Claudia supervised on the award winning ‘Generation Animation’ project - a collaborative and funded Shared Education programme between Ulster students and local primary schools.

Claudia led workshop for the Interactive Media students to teach them how to use Stop Motion software and prepare them for working with young children. Since 2017, she continues to share a love for animation by running her own two-week summer programme ‘Create and Animate’ in the Newry and Mourne area for Primary School children.