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ADM-HEA BULLETIN - week ending 4 December 2009

Date posted: 06/12/2009

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ADM-HEA ANNOUNCEMENTS
SECTOR ANNOUNCEMENTS
SECTOR EVENTS
COURSES
CALLS FOR PAPERS / PARTICIPATION

ADM-HEA ANNOUNCEMENTS


ADM-HEA Poster

We are pleased to announce that we now have a poster and if you would like to display one at your institution, please contact us at adm@heacademy.ac.uk

For more information: http://www.adm.heacademy.ac.uk/news/subject-centre-news/adm-hea-poster

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SECTOR ANNOUNCEMENTS

The Journal of Writing in Creative Practice (2:2 edition)

This journal is now available

Editorial, Space and Place: Writing Encounters, guest edited by Professor Susan Orr and Claire Hind.

This issue contains papers relating to performance writing by: Emma Cocker, Mary Anne Francis, Emily Orley, Sunil Manghani, Alissa Clarke, Fiona Graham, Cathy Turner, Rea Dennis.

Reviews: Harriet Edwards and Claire Hind.

http://www.intellectbooks.co.uk/journals/view-issue,id=1746/

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New Screen Search Fashion website

 
A new website featuring fashion on film in the 1920s and 1930s is being launched this week. Screen Search Fashion has been developed by Screen Archive South East, at the University of Brighton, in partnership with the RCA funded by the Centre for Excellence in Teaching and Learning through Design (CETLD).

This free online resource offers a new way of looking at everyday fashion and dress history in the inter-war years through unique archive film held in Screen Archive South East’s (SASE) collections. The site provides a thematic guide to aspects of 1920s and 1930s fashion, as depicted in over two hundred newly digitized stills and clips, enabling the researcher to discover key aspects of fashion and dress of the period in their historical and design contexts.  The site includes links to records in Screen Archive South East’s online database, where the films can be explored in further detail. The site also includes links to related resources held in archives, libraries and museums; a bibliography of related literature and a glossary of terms.

This new online teaching and learning resource is accessible to all, enabling material which has hitherto been underused for fashion research and study, to be opened up to a wider audience. The vast potential of non-fiction film as a resource for students interested in fashion and dress is highlighted by this resource which has the potential to contribute to dress historians’ developing interest in everyday fashions.

This resource is the result of a year long, CETLD-funded project, carried out at the Royal College of Art and Screen Archive South East, at the University of Brighton.

Screen Search Fashion can be visited at: http://www.brighton.ac.uk/screenarchive/fashion/
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Teaching and learning for international students

The Higher Education Academy has recently launched  its Improving Teaching and Learning for International Students (ITALIS) project, which aims to support academic teaching staff to more effectively teach and assess international students.  
 
To find out more about ITALIS, and sign up for the project’s e-newsletter, go to:  
http://www.heacademy.ac.uk/ourwork/teachingandlearning/internationalisation/italis

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SECTOR EVENTS

HE in FE workshop on National Teaching Fellowship Scheme (NTFS)
University of Westminster, London
10 December 2009
 
The Higher Education Academy is holding a one-day workshop to engage eligible colleges and the FE sector with the process of nominating National Teaching Fellows.  It aims to enhance the sector’s understanding of the scheme, and the processes and procedures involved in nominating teachers in their colleges.
 
http://www.heacademy.ac.uk/events/detail/2009/10_dec09_ntfs_workshop

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Higher Education Further 2010 Looking forward: policy, strategy and practice

BMA House, Tavistock Square, London
29 January 2010
   
This one-day event,  organised by the QAA Higher Education in Further Education Colleges’ (HE in FECs’) Liaison Group and the Academy, aims to examine some of the policy initiatives of interest to all those concerned with the higher education in further education colleges and how these might translate to strategy and its implementation.
 
http://www.heacademy.ac.uk/events/detail/2010/29_Jan_he_in_fe_event

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Sharing and showcasing humanities teaching resources: the HumBox collection

University of Sheffield
26 February 2010
 
This event is an opportunity for lecturers in the humanities who want to find out how to raise the profile to their teaching resources in the wider academic community. Using the example of HumBox - a collection of Humanities teaching resources - participants will learn about the principles and benefits of open educational resources (OER).
 
http://www.english.heacademy.ac.uk/explore/events/event_detail.php?event_index=277

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COURSES

JISC Digital Media courses

The popular course “Copyright and Digital Images” has undergone a makeover and now covers all digital media resources
4 February and 29 April 2010

To see more information on the course and/or book please visit the JISC Digital Media Website at:
http://bit.ly/3F2t8t

"Audio Production: Recording Lectures, Seminars, Interviews and Podcasts" workshop
University of Warwick
8 and 9 February 2010  

If you would like to see more information on this course or you wish to book, please follow the link below:
http://bit.ly/7kEjPU

Free Helpdesk for UK Further and Higher Education: info@jiscdigitalmedia.ac.uk

Online advice documents: http://www.jiscdigitalmedia.ac.uk/

Hands-on training: http://www.jiscdigitalmedia.ac.uk/training/

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CALLS FOR PAPERS / PARTICIPATION

Animation Evolution
The 22nd Society for Animation Studies Annual Conference
Edinburgh College of Art
9-11 July 2010
 
Deadline for submissions: 8 January 2010
 
The Society for Animation Studies invites submissions for proposals for individual papers and panels.

This year’s conference will include presentations, screenings and roundtables. Confirmed keynote speakers are Clare Kitson and Paul Wells.
 
The conference theme is “convergence” with a view to encouraging debates surrounding the changing nature of animation studies, taking into account the diverse range of applications and industries which animation increasingly occupies.  However papers and pre-constituted panels on all aspects of animation history, theory and criticism are also welcome.
 
For more information: http://gertie.animationstudies.org/index.php?option=content&task=view&id=231&-CALL-FOR-PAPERS-Animation-Evolution-Edinburgh-July-9-11th-2010=&Itemid=10
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Journal of Screenwriting
Call for Papers Volume 2.1
           
Deadline for submissions: 15 March 2010
            
They invite researchers, educators and practitioners to contribute to Issue 2.1 of the Journal of Screenwriting, a new peer-reviewed journal set up to focus on this important aspect of moving image pre-production and conceptualisation.  

Contributions are sought on the history, theory and practice of screenwriting and related topics, covering a wide range of
practices from film and television to animation, new media and computer games.

The Journal of Screenwriting brings together research and reflection on pedagogy, professionalism and practice in an area which has been somewhat overlooked in academic discourse.  

Articles should be between 4000 and 7000 words in length.  Topics may include, for example, screenplay text analysis, methodologies and theories appropriate for research and study in this field, genre studies, etc. They also welcome articles suggesting new approaches to the study of screenwriting, and articles presenting new approaches to the teaching of screenwriting.

Articles, to include a 200 word abstract, should be sent by Monday 15 March 2010 to the Principal Editor Jill Nelmes j.nelmes@uel.ac.uk  and to the Co-Editor Barry Langford B.Langford@rhul.ac.uk.

Please contact either Jill or Barry regarding any queries about suitability of subject or other requirements.

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Please also visit our website at  http://www.adm.heacademy.ac.uk to access a full range of news items and resources which are updated on a regular basis.


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