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ADM-HEA BULLETIN - week ending 6 May 2011

Date posted: 06/05/2011

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

ADM-HEA ANNOUNCEMENTS


Networks 13 now published online
Exploring relationships between technology and teaching and learning in art, design and media higher education.

We are very pleased to announce the launch of our thirteenth and first online issue of Networks magazine.

Up until now Networks has been a predominantly hard-copy publication distributed free of charge to those who have signed up for it and who work in art, design and media higher education.  We hope that Networks online will reach a broader audience and that, with continued contributions and enthusiasm from the sector, it can be maintained into the future.

http://www.adm.heacademy.ac.uk/networks

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Student Competition 2011  – please vote, closes on 11 May

This has been the most prolific year for submissions to our annual competition and we are delighted to display all 57 entries online. This year we asked students to submit an image (visual / audio / film / etc) accompanied by a short statement that reflects their perceptions and experiences of higher education

We welcome input from you to find the winner and runner up. Voting will close on Wednesday, 11 May at 11am.
The winner and runner up will be announced on Friday, 13 May.

http://www.adm.heacademy.ac.uk/awards/annualstudentcompetition/contentfolder.2011-04-13.4112102724

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Call for Contributions to Networks issue 14 - reminder

Deadline for submissions: 1 June 2011

Networks issue 14, to be published online in July, will reflect the theme of our Annual Forum, Shaping Things to Come, and explore the following:

What does and what should the future hold for art, design and media higher education teaching and learning? How can those teaching and supporting learning in art, design and media higher education contribute to this future?

  • What pedagogic practices do we need to preserve?
  • What practices should we nurture and develop?
  • What can we afford to ditch?

We welcome proposals for features articles, for this and subsequent issues.   A fee of £300 is payable to authors of those features accepted for publication.

http://www.adm.heacademy.ac.uk/news/subject-centre-news/call-for-contributions-to-networks-issue-14

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SECTOR ANNOUNCEMENTS

Job opportunities with the HEA

There are a wide range of positions available across the HEA organisation including a large number of opportunities for people with subject or discipline expertise.
Closing date for applications: 17 May 2011

http://www.adm.heacademy.ac.uk/news/sector-news/job-opportunities-with-the-hea

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Call for expressions of interest for Associates of the HEA

The Higher Education Academy (HEA) is building a community of Academic Associates to deliver and develop support for learning and teaching in higher education.

http://www.adm.heacademy.ac.uk/news/sector-news/call-for-associates-of-the-hea

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SCORE Short-term Fellowship Call

Applications for short-term fellowships in open educational resources (OER) are invited by the Support Centre for Open Resources in Education (SCORE).
Closing date for applications is 26 May 2011.

http://www.adm.heacademy.ac.uk/news/sector-news/newsstory.2011-05-06.3539991893

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Two RCA collections digitised

Two of the Royal College of Art’s most important collections have been made available to the general public through a new digitisation project which is accessible through the Visual Arts Data Service (VADS) 

http://www.adm.heacademy.ac.uk/news/sector-news/two-rca-collections-digitised

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Policy Works

The Academic Integrity Service, managed by the Higher Education Academy (HEA) with the Joint Information Service Committee (JISC), has produced the publication Policy Works: Recommendations for reviewing policy to manage unacceptable academic practice in higher education

http://www.adm.heacademy.ac.uk/news/sector-news/policy-works

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Assessing the impact of learning and teaching strategies in Wales

HEA Wales has published guidance to support the development, management and reporting of progress on institutional learning and teaching strategies.

http://www.adm.heacademy.ac.uk/news/sector-news/assessing-the-impact-of-learning-and-teaching-strategies-in-wales

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ADM-HEA EVENTS

Shaping Things to Come: ADM-HEA Annual Forum 2011 – registration closes on Monday, 9 May
RIBA, 66 Portland Place, London W1B 1AD
17 May 2011

Only a few places left, book now to avoid disappointment.

We are very pleased to announce that there will be 14 presentations by colleagues from across art, design and media as well as keynotes from Professor Maureen Wayman and Emma Hunt. The full programme is now online. We are expecting some interesting discussions and hope you will be able to join in!
 
For more information and to book your place: http://www.adm.heacademy.ac.uk/events/shaping-things-to-come-adm-hea-annual-forum-2011

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SECTOR EVENTS

Scholarly Activity in HE in FE workshop
Birmingham Metropolitan College, Sutton Coldfield B74 2NW
24 May 2011

A workshop in the HEA series to support practitioners delivering HE in FE to develop their scholarly skills.

http://www.adm.heacademy.ac.uk/events/scholarly-activity-in-he-in-fe-workshop

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Everything to do with data – a guide to using data in social research
City & Islington College, Centre for Business, Arts and Technology, 444 Camden Road, London, N7 0SP
2 June 2011

HE in FE Enhancement Programme Research Workshop
 
http://www.adm.heacademy.ac.uk/events/everything-to-do-with-data-2013-a-guide-to-using-data-in-social-research

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Improving the degree attainment of black and minority ethnic students
Centre for Research into Higher Education,Leeds Metropolitan University
6 June 2011

Part of the The Higher Education Academy Research Seminar Series 2011: Access and Success for All.

http://www.adm.heacademy.ac.uk/events/improving-the-degree-attainment-of-black-and-minority-ethnic-students

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Introduction to Open Educational Resources
South West Open University, 4 Portwell Lane, Bristol, BS1-6ND
21 June 2011

This seminar is aimed at educators who are new to the concept of open educational resources (OER).

http://www.adm.heacademy.ac.uk/events/introduction-to-open-educational-resources

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Rethinking the Final Year Undergraduate Dissertation
University of Gloucestershire Park Campus, Cheltenham, GL50 2RH
22 June 2011

This one day national symposium will explore ways in which we can rethink the final year dissertation, whilst retaining a significant element of research and deliver key graduate attributes.

http://www.adm.heacademy.ac.uk/events/rethinking-the-final-year-undergraduate-dissertation

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Introduction to Open Educational Resources
Kings Manor Exhibition Square York
27 July 2011

This seminar is aimed at educators who are new to the concept of open educational resources (OER).

http://www.adm.heacademy.ac.uk/events/copy_of_introduction-to-open-educational-resources

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Outside In–The Permeable Art School
CIT Crawford College of Art & Design Cork, Ireland
9 - 10 September 2011

This conference aims to explore whether the contemporary Art School remains an institution that reaches out and influences the cultural landscape that surrounds it and the effectiveness of the reciprocity by which society infiltrates and influences the Art School.

http://www.adm.heacademy.ac.uk/events/outside-in2013the-permeable-art-school

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CALL FOR PAPERS / PARTICIPATION

Craft Research, Volume 3

Craft Research is currently seeking submissions. The deadline for Volume 3 is 10 July 2011.

http://www.adm.heacademy.ac.uk/news/calls-for-papers/publications/craft-research-volume-3

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iJADE Conference 2011
The Centrality of Art, Design and the Performing Arts to Education
Riverside Campus, University of Chester
6–7 October 2011

Call for papers, deadline: 29 July 2011

In this emerging and complex economic and political climate, this conference asks what should now be the case for art, design and the performing arts in education?

http://www.adm.heacademy.ac.uk/news/calls-for-papers/calls-for-papers-and-contributions/ijade-conference-2011

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