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ADM-HEA BULLETIN - week ending 23 September 2011

Date posted: 26/09/2011

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ADM-HEA ANNOUNCEMENTS
SECTOR ANNOUNCEMENTS
SECTOR EVENTS
CALL FOR PAPERS / PARTICIPATION

ADM-HEA ANNOUNCEMENTS

Call for case studies

The Art Design Media Subject Centre invites you to submit a case study describing, reflecting upon and evaluating an initiative that you have introduced in your own teaching practice.

Your case study will enable colleagues in art/design/media (including journalism, cultural studies and art and design history) higher education to benefit from your experience, and, where appropriate, transfer elements to their own teaching practice.

The case study should be approximately 2,000 words long, written in narrative style using visuals where appropriate.  If you are including photographs please ensure that you have acquired all relevant permissions including student consent.

Case studies will be reviewed by the ADM-HEA team and evaluated for their relevance to the subject community, transferability and innovation.  Successful case studies will be published in Networks, our online magazine.  Authors will receive a £300 fee.

http://www.adm.heacademy.ac.uk/resources/case-studies/how-to-submit-a-case-study

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Networks 15

We are currently working on the Autumn issue of Networks (15) and it should be published online shortly. Once it is published you will be notified via the weekly bulletin and if you are on our mailing list, you will also be sent a direct link.

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SECTOR ANNOUNCEMENTS

Swinburne Design Perspectives Lectures now available online

Swinburne University in Australia have published 8 lectures online from their Design Perspectives Lectures series.  There are five audio, two video and one in both audio and video.

http://www.swinburne.edu.au/design/design-perspectives/

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Media History Digital Library

The Media History Digital Library digitizes collections of classic American media periodicals that belong in the public domain for full public access. The project is supported by owners of materials who loan them for scanning, and donors who contribute funds to cover the cost of scanning. The MHDL has launched a new
nwebsite. On the site, you will find access to over 200,000 digitized pages of public domain media industry trade papers and fan magazines, including Moving Picture World (1912-1918), Film Daily (1918-1936), Photoplay (1917-1940), Radio Broadcast (1922-1930), and much more.

http://mediahistoryproject.org/

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Postgraduate Research Experience Survey 2011 report

The full report from the Higher Education Academy’s Postgraduate Research Experience Survey (PRES) 2011 is available online.

http://www.heacademy.ac.uk/alldisplay?type=news&newid=2011/PRES_report_launched&site=york

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SECTOR EVENTS

Developing a systematic, course-wide approach to teaching and assessing reflection in higher education
Online event
5 October 2011

The Centre for Recording Achievement, are running this webinar, led by Mary Ryan, Michael Ryan and Georgina Barton from the DRAW project, Queensland University of Technology, Australia.

http://www.recordingachievement.org/images/pdfs/events/two.pdf

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Part time, distance and flexible study in Higher Education
Westminster Studio, 10 Greycoat Place, London, SW1P 1SB
12 October 2011

Subtitled ‘A new deal for part-time and distance students?’ and set in the context of the forthcoming Higher Education White Paper, this conference will bring together leaders in higher education to discuss how to open up more flexible, part-time provision.

Delegates can participate either by attending, watching online or via satellite conference.

http://www.neilstewartassociates.com/jb312/

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Battle of Ideas 2011
Royal College of Art
29 -30 October 2011

Two days of high-level, thought-provoking, public debate organised by the Institute of Ideas, hosted by the Royal College of Art. The Festival weekend includes more than 70 debates ranging across various themes, including arts and culture, media and education.

http://www.battleofideas.org.uk/

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International Perspectives in Art & Design
Conference and Symposium
Leeds College of Art
17 - 18 November 2011

This conference, and the associated symposium on 17 November, will aim to create a ‘hub’ for practitioners, teachers and students who are interested in responding to contemporary issues in art and design and exchanging their perspectives in visual, verbal or written form.
 
The conference will examine the central issue of cultural exchange asking if is it possible to work, practice and teach effectively across cultures.  Participants and delegates will be invited to explore the meanings and implications of Internationalisation, Employability and Pedagogy for global art and design thinking and practice.

The symposium precedes the Conference and will showcase members of staff working on a diverse range of practice-based and theoretical projects

https://shop.leeds-art.ac.uk/browse/product.asp?catid=44&modid=1&compid=1

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Stories for Screen
University of Brighton
19 November 2011

The University of Brighton Faculty of Arts brings together a day of creative workshops, discussions and screenings on storytelling for Film and TV as part of Cine City’s Brighton Film Festival. With three strands offering the best ideas in drama, documentary and the academic, the focus is on stories that sell, writing that works and thinking that matters.

http://arts.brighton.ac.uk/study/media-studies/news/stories-for-screen

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CALL FOR PAPERS / PARTICIPATION


The Student Learning and Teaching Network needs new committee members


Deadline for applications: 3 October 2011

The SLTN is expanding this year to help spread the word in promoting student involvement in Learning and Teaching across the country. They invite undergraduate or postgraduate students to volunteer for TWELVE available positions on the Student Learning and Teaching Network Committee. The positions will run from September 2011 to Summer 2012.
 
http://studentlandtnetwork.ning.com/

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SEDA Spring Teaching Learning and Assessment Conference 2012
The Student Journey
Queen Hotel, Chester
17 - 18 May 2012

Deadline for proposals: 4 November 2011

SEDA invite proposals for sessions exploring aspects of the students’ journey from transition to university to graduation and further study or employment. Themes: Student transition; Engaging students in their learning design and /or assessment; Students as researchers; The student voice in staff professional development; Preparing students for work

http://www.seda.ac.uk/index.php?p=14_2&e=425&c=1

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9th ALDinHE Conference: "Learning Development in a digital age: emerging literacies and learning spaces"
University of Leeds
2-4 April 2012

Deadline for proposals: 21 November 2011

Across the Learning Development community there is significant interest in the implications of an increasingly digital learning environment and its impact on the learning experience. The Association of Learning Development in Higher Education’s 2012 conference is inviting proposals for workshops, paper presentations and posters that consider how we operate in a digital age.

http://www.aldinhe.ac.uk/leeds12.htm#call

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Please also visit our website at  http://www.adm.heacademy.ac.uk  to access a full range of resources and Networks online magazine.

If you would like us to add your announcement to this bulletin, please forward it to adm@heacademy.ac.uk with 'Weekly bulletin request' in the title line. If the request meets our requirements we shall add it to the weekly bulletin for you. If it is not something that we can promote we will suggest alternative methods for you to disseminate the information.

Art Design Media Subject Centre
The Higher Education Academy
University of Brighton
68 Grand Parade
Brighton
BN2 9JY

Tel: 01273 643119
Fax: 01273 643429

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