Dr Marcos Mortensen Steagall

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Senior Lecturer

Email: marcos.steagall@aut.ac.nz

ORCID: ORCID logo https://orcid.org/0000-0003-2108-4445

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Academic appointments:

  • Curriculum Leader for Communication Design South Campus, Auckland University of Technology (2016 - ongoing)

Qualifications:

  • PhD Art & Design, Auckland University of Technology
  • PhD Semiotics, Pontificial Catholic University of Sao Paulo
  • Master Communication, Pontificial Catholic University of Sao Paulo
  • Bachelor Communication - Branding and Advertisement, Universidade Anhembi Morumbi

Overview:

Marcos Mortensen Steagall is the Programme Leader for Communication Design South Campus and a lecturer in photography and design at AUT. He holds a Masters and PhD qualifications in Communication and Semiotics. In his 18 years of tertiary teaching, undergraduate curriculum development and course coordination, he has developed eight new curriculum degrees, supervised 21 dissertations to completion and examined another 32. He has also been an ad-hoc external evaluator for the Ministry of Education in Brazil. Marcos is a photographer and designer. He moved to New Zealand in 2015 to investigate practice-led research through a doctoral thesis, completed in 2019. His digital portfolio is located at http://www.steagall.com.br

Research interests:

I am interested in Practice-led Research Methodologies including an appreciation for indigenous epistemologies.

Teaching summary:

I am a lecturer for Communication Design at South Campus and I teach papers from level 500, 600 and 700, including practice studio and theory and research.

Fields of research:

  • Design Practice and Management
  • Design History and Theory
  • Visual Communication Design (Incl. Graphic Design)

Professional activities:

Appointment, affiliation, and membership

  • Senior Lecturer, Auckland University of Technology (2019 - ongoing)
  • Programme Leader for Communication Design South Campus, Auckland University of Technology (2019 - ongoing)

Facilitation, networking and collaboration

  • Speaker in th DCT PhD Journeys @south, Department of Creative Technologies. (2019)
  • Speaker for the UNESCO delegation of 60 Principal and school owners of private and public schools in Brazil, AUT and UNESCO (2019 - ongoing)
  • Presenter, SEA International Seminar for prospective Brazilian and Colombian students interested in studying at (2019 - ongoing)

Contribution to academic environment

  • Coordinator and Main organiser - Link Simposium, Auckland University of Technology (2019)

Research outputs:

Journal articles

  • Mortensen Steagall, M., & Ings, W. (2018). Practice-led doctoral research and the nature of immersive methods. Journal of Art, Design and Technology [DAT], 3(2), 392-423. Retrieved from https://ppgdesign.anhembi.br/datjournal/index.php/dat

  • Cochrane, T., Cook, S., Aiello, S., Christie, D., Sinfield, D., Steagall, M., & Aguayo, C. (2017). A DBR framework for designing mobile virtual reality learning environments. Australasian Journal of Educational Technology, 33(6). doi:10.14742/ajet.3613

Creative works

  • Mortensen Steagall, M. (2018). Cover for special edition of DAT, the Journal of Design, Art and Technology

    https://ppgdesign.anhembi.br/datjournal/index.php/dat/issue/archive
    (No. Of Pieces: Digital Cover) [Artefact]. https://ppgdesign.anhembi.br/datjournal/index.php/dat/issue/archive: PGDESIGN - MASTER'S AND PH.D. SCHOOL OF EXACT SCIENCES, ARCHITECTURE AND DESIGN - University Anhembi Morumbi. Retrieved from https://datjournal.anhembi.br/dat/issue/view/7

  • Mortensen Steagall, M. (2018). The process of immersive photography - beyond the cognitive and the physical (No. Of Pieces: 1 catalogue containing 10 photographs, 900mm x 600mm) [Artefact]. Anhembi Morumbi University, São Paulo, Brazil: CAMPUS VILA OLIMPIA. Retrieved from https://portal.anhembi.br/vila-olimpia/

  • Mortensen Steagall, M. (2018). The process of immersive photography: Beyond the cognitive and the physical (No. Of Pieces: 1 catalogue containing 10 photographs, 900mm x 600mm) [Artefact]. Anhembi University, Sao Paulo, Brazil: Anhembi Morumbi University. Retrieved from https://portal.anhembi.br/vila-olimpia/

Conference contributions

  • Sinfield, D., cochrane, T., & mortensen steagall, M. (2017). Expanding the Atelier: Design Lead Academic Project Using Immersive User-generated Mobile Images and Augmented Reality.. In ICCSEIT 2017— International Conference on Computer Supported Education and Information Technology. New York.

  • Mortensen Steagall, M. (2017). 11th AUT Annual Postgraduate Research Symposium. In 11th AUT Annual Postgraduate Research Symposium. WG308 Te Iringa Room, level 3.

  • Sinfield, D., Cochrane, T., & Mortensen Steagall, M. (2017). Augmented Reality: Connecting the classroom and the community. In The Higher Education Technology Agenda. Auckland New Zealand. Retrieved from http://theta.edu.au/about-theta/

  • Cochrane, T., Sinfield, D., & Mortensen Steagall, M. (2016). Exploring Mobile360: Immersive user-generated mobile images and video. In Mina2016 - Mobile Futures: Poetics, Production and Innovation Vol. 1. Melbourne Australia: Mobile Innovation Network of Australasia. Retrieved from http://mina.pro/minamobile2016/

  • Mortensen Steagall, M., Sinfield, D., Cochrane, T., & Tolutau, T. (2016). Contextualising the classroom: Using Google Maps and 360 degree imagery to augment the undergraduate design environment. In ICERI2016 Proceedings: the 9th annual International Conference of Education, Research and Innovation (pp. 5540-5549). Seville: IATED. doi:10.21125/iceri.2016.0248

Theses

  • Mortensen Steagall, M. (2018). The Process of Immersive Photography: Beyond the Cognitive and the Physical. (Auckland University of Technology, Auckland, New Zealand). Retrieved from http://hdl.handle.net/10292/12251

Oral presentations

  • Mortensen Steagall, M. (2019). The process of immersive photography: Beyond the physical and the cognitive. Auckland University of Technology South Campus, Auckland, New Zealand. Retrieved from https://www.facebook.com/

  • Mortensen Steagall, M. (2018). The Process of Immersive Photography: Beyond the Cognitive and the Physical. University Anhembi Morumbi Campus Vila Olimpia - Sao Paulo, Brazil. Retrieved from https://portal.anhembi.br/

  • Mortensen Steagall, M. (2017). Practice-led research in Art and Design: the challenges and the benefits. Anhembi Morumbi University. Av. Roque Petroni Jr, 630, Morumbi CEP: 04707-000 - Sao Paulo, SP - Brazil,. Retrieved from http://ppgdesign.anhembi.br/encontro-practice-led-research-em-arte-e-design/

Other outputs

  • Sinfield, D., Cochrane, T., & Mortensen Steagall, M. (2016). VR and Augmentation in the Community: How VR and AM is used in local community. In TEDx Manukau. Retrieved from https://www.ted.com/tedx/events/19207