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ADM-HEA BULLETIN - week ending 4 June 2010

Date posted: 04/06/2010

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


ADM-HEA ANNOUNCEMENTS


Call for ESD Contributions
 
Deadline for submissions: 19 July 2010

We would like to invite you to contribute to the next issue of Networks, which will be on the theme of Education for Sustainability (ESD) for publication in the September 2010 issue.
 
·     What are the pedagogical implications of ESD in HE and how might these be addressed?
·     What are the sustainability issues associated with and impacting on your own subject discipline and practice?
·     How is the ESD debate being played out at a departmental and institutional level?
·     Are you involved in an ESD related project or network?
·     Have you written a research paper that would be of interest to others working in the art, design and media sector?
 
We are interested in receiving Feature Articles (see: http://www.adm.heacademy.ac.uk/resources/features/how-to-submit-a-feature-article for details) of between 2,000-2,500 words for which a fee of £300 is payable to those accepted for publication.

Project reports of up to 2,000 words are also welcomed as are evaluative reports of events of around 300 words relating to any aspect of ESD in art, design and media HE. Further information on submission guidelines may be found at:
http://www.adm.heacademy.ac.uk/resources/publications/networks-magazine
 
We look forward to hearing from you!
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A Space for Assessment Symposium
Kingston University
27 - 28 May 2010

The symposium to explore assessment and feedback in practice and studio based work, organised by ADM-HEA and PALATINE and hosted by Kingston University was attended by 80 people and overall the feedback received has been very positive.   Thank you to Kingston for hosting the event and of course to all the presenters and everyone who participated and made the event such a success. We shall be publishing the presentations and reports from the day on the website shortly and will inform you when they are ready.
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There was no bulletin last week but we are back on track now for sending them out on Fridays. Apologies for any inconvenience.
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SECTOR ANNOUNCEMENTS


NewsFilm Online

Useful free resources (to FE/HE subscribers).

http://www.adm.heacademy.ac.uk/news/sector-news/newsfilm-online
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‘Universities week’ 14-20 June 2010

The campaign, an initiative of Universities UK is a national pilot campaign to highlight the essential role of universities in the UK and their impact on the economy, culture, society, the environment and much more.

http://www.adm.heacademy.ac.uk/news/sector-news/2018universities-week2019-14-20-june-2010
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SECTOR EVENTS


Closing the Feedback Loop in WebPA - Peer Review of individual students in group projects
Loughborough University
9 June 2010

This seminar provides a background to the WebPA system (www.webpa.ac.uk), an open source online peer assessment tool for students that enables every team member to recognise individual contributions to group work.

http://www.adm.heacademy.ac.uk/events/closing-the-feedback-loop-in-webpa-peer-review-of-individual-students-in-group-projects
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Newport NEXUS Conference 2010
Caerleon Campus, University of Wales, Newport
 14 - 15 June 2010 This event provides a platform to develop further the links between research and teaching in Higher Education. Registration is extended to 11 June.

http://www.adm.heacademy.ac.uk/events/newport-nexus-conference-2010
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Assessment is for Learning: Feed forward feedback
University of Birmingham
15 June 2010

This seminar is part of The Higher Education Academy's Assessment and Feedback strand of the Evidence-based Practice Seminar Series 2010.

http://www.adm.heacademy.ac.uk/events/assessment-is-for-learning-feed-forward-feedback
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Teaching and Learning in a Research-Intensive University
University of Birmingham
21 - 23 June 2010

7th Annual Teaching and Learning Conference.

http://www.adm.heacademy.ac.uk/events/teaching-and-learning-in-a-research-intensive-university

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The Changing Academic Profession
Woburn House Conference Centre, London
22 June 2010

A one-day conference organised by Universities UK in association with, CHERI, and HEFCE.

http://www.adm.heacademy.ac.uk/events/the-changing-academic-profession
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Transformations: Think Tank Event
Norwich University College of the Arts
24 June 2010

The key discussion points from this event will contribute to the InCurriculum National Teaching Fellowship Project. It has been organised to discuss practical measures for developing and disseminating inclusive practice, and effectively incorporating these to enrich the student experience.

http://www.adm.heacademy.ac.uk/events/transformations-think-tank-event
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The First Annual DNA (Designers Northern Alliance) Event
 The Triangle (the old Corn Exchange), Manchester
24 - 25 June 2010

Universities from across the North have teamed up with the region’s design and communications agencies to form the first annual DNA (Designers Northern Alliance) event.

http://www.adm.heacademy.ac.uk/events/the-first-annual-dna-designers-northern-alliance-event
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Futurising
Nicholls & Clarke Building, Shoreditch, London
29 - 30 June 2010

Two day festival of opportunity for creative graduates.

http://www.adm.heacademy.ac.uk/events/futurising
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Tomorrow's Sustainable Universities
University of Bradford
15 - 16 July 2010

This free event will examine current best practice in achieving institution-wide sustainability in higher education and consider the challenge of achieving even more.

http://www.adm.heacademy.ac.uk/events/tomorrow-s-sustainable-universities
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CALLS FOR PAPERS / PARTICIPATION

 
Survey into evidence-based practice in the use of technology in teaching and learning in higher education

The Open University are interested in hearing from practitioners about the kinds of evidence they use, or would find useful, when using technology to support teaching and learning.

http://www.adm.heacademy.ac.uk/news/calls-for-papers/calls-for-papers-and-contributions/survey-into-evidence-based-practice-in-the-use-of-technology-in-teaching-and-learning-in-higher-education
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The CHArt (Computers and the History of Art) 2010 Conference
London, venue TBC.
Wednesday 10 - Thursday 11 November 2010

Call for papers deadline: 8 June 2010

The CHArt 2010 Conference wishes to explore the role of digital technologies in the disruption of Art History and the profound changes in the way that we display, consume and study art.


http://www.adm.heacademy.ac.uk/news/calls-for-papers/calls-for-papers-and-contributions/the-chart-computers-and-the-history-of-art-2010-conference
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International Perspectives on Art and Design Pedagogy
Leeds College of Art, Leeds, UK
7 - 8 October 2010

Call for papers deadline: 21 June 2010.

http://www.adm.heacademy.ac.uk/news/calls-for-papers/calls-for-papers-and-contributions/international-perspectives-on-art-and-design-pedagogy
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Material Evidence Symposium
Corsham Court Centre, Bath
29 September 2010

Call for papers deadline: Friday 9 July 2010

Postgraduate researchers and students in textile disciplines as well as individual artists critically engaged with their practice are invited to submit abstracts for presentations of twenty minutes in length on the theme of ‘Material Evidence’.

http://www.adm.heacademy.ac.uk/news/calls-for-papers/calls-for-papers-and-contributions/material-evidence-symposium
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EKSIG 2011 Conference
University for the Creative Arts
23 - 24 June 2011

Call for papers deadline: 30 September 2010

The International Conference 2011 of the DRS Special Interest Group on Experiential Knowledge aims to provide a forum for debate about the multi faceted, multi sensory and multi modal possibilities of communicating knowledge in the creative disciplines.

http://www.adm.heacademy.ac.uk/news/calls-for-papers/calls-for-papers-and-contributions/eksig-2011-conference
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Journal of Screenwriting

Call for Papers Volume 2. 2, deadline for submissions: 30 September 2010

http://www.adm.heacademy.ac.uk/news/calls-for-papers/publications/journal-of-screenwriting
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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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