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ADM-HEA BULLETIN - week ending 7 October 2011

Date posted: 11/10/2011

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

ADM-HEA ANNOUNCEMENTS

A date for your diary

We are very pleased to announce that Ravensbourne will be hosting our annual Learning and Teaching Day, to be held this year on 29 November 2011.

More information will be available in Networks 15 and in next week’s bulletin.

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SECTOR ANNOUNCEMENTS

Museums and Libraries formally transfer to Arts Council England

Arts Council England now represents arts, museums and libraries, having assumed some of the functions of the Museums, Libraries and Archives Council (MLA), following its closure on 1 October.

http://www.artscouncil.org.uk/news/museums-and-libraries-formally-transfer-arts-counc

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New publication from Q-Art London

11 Course Leaders: 20 Questions - A collection of Interviews with 11 London BA Fine Art Course Leaders

Over the last two or three years there has been an explosion of conferences and editorial content examining the perceived ‘crisis’ in art education and speculating on the causes of student dissatisfaction. 11 Course Leaders: 20 Questions opens up the world of undergraduate art education to find out what is going on.

http://www.q-artlondon.com/publications/4-publishing/364-11-course-leaders-20-questions

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London College of Fashion Victor Stiebel Archive available online

The Visual Arts Data Service (VADS) has announced the launch of the Victor Stiebel Archive from the London College of Fashion, which has now been fully digitised and made available online.

http://www.vads.ac.uk/collections/LCFVS

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SECTOR EVENTS

Student views on excellence in teaching
Learning Institute at Queen Mary, University of London, Mile End campus
17 October 2011

The first seminar of the 2011/12 educational research seminar series will be given by Dr Matthew Williamson and is entitled What makes an outstanding university teacher? Quantifying and classifying student descriptions of excellence in teaching.

http://www.learninginstitute.qmul.ac.uk/lta/events/research-seminars/october-2011/

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Introduction to Recognising Learning Through Work
Clore Seminar Room, Women’s Library, Old Castle Street, London, E1 7NT
28 October 2011                                    
 
This seminar is intended for field leaders, course leaders or members of course teams new to the concepts of integrating work and learning. It is intended as an introduction to various forms of learning through work and how these can be integrated into different types of higher education programme.

http://www.seec.org.uk/events/introduction-recognising-learning-through-work

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APEL in Higher Education
Westminster Exchange, University of Westminster, 101 New Cavendish Street, London W1W 6XH
30 November 2011                          

This seminar is designed for tutors advising and assessing students on the basis of their prior experience.
The seminar will provide an opportunity to share practice in the assessment of prior experiential learning (APEL) and to open up discussion about what kinds of evidence can count for credit.
 
For more details visit: http://www.seec.org.uk/events/apel-higher-education

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SEDA Workshop - Learner Engagement: A Guide to Work-based Learning
Woburn House, London
11 January 2012

This workshop, based on the SEDA Special 29, Learner Engagement: A Guide to Negotiated Work-based Learning, will examine a range of issues surrounding work-based learning.

http://www.seda.ac.uk/?p=14_2&e=426

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Recognising Learning Through Work
Clore Seminar Room, Women’s Library, Old Castle Street, London, E1 7NT
9 February 2012                              
 
This seminar is for experienced practitioners interested in benchmarking their practice. The seminar will provide a forum to discuss and share good practice in WBL frameworks: structures, processes and pedagogy and will position this in the shifting demands of English higher education.
 
For more details visit:  http://www.seec.org.uk/events/recognising-learning-through-work

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“It started with a KIS”: GLAD Annual Conference
Venue to be confirmed
25 April 2012

A date for your diary.

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CALL FOR PAPERS / PARTICIPATION

HEA Workshops and Seminars series: Thematic and Discipline

Deadline for proposals: 3 November 2011

The HEA provide UK subscribing institutions delivering Higher Education the opportunity to promote research and evidence that has informed departmental and institutional policy and/or practice through their institutionally hosted workshop and seminar series. The HEA offer a grant of £500 to institutions to host and deliver a workshop or seminar during either series, and produce an associated report for the sector.

http://www.heacademy.ac.uk/seminar-series

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The 1st International Communication Students' Symposium: Communication, Culture, Ethics and Creativity
Ege University, Faculty of Communication in Izmir, Turkey
26 - 27 April 2012

Deadline for Abstract Submissions: 25 November 25 2011

The main objective of the symposium is to enable students to question both theoretical and practical thoughts within the context of interdisciplinary and multidisciplinary topics to improve their debating abilities and create a platform where they can share their critical and analytical studies.

http://comsym.ege.edu.tr/index_eng.htm

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Ireland International Conference on Education (IICE-2012)
Dublin, Ireland
23 – 25 March 2012

Deadline for proposals: 31 November 2011
 
The aim of IICE is to provide an opportunity for academicians and professionals from various educational fields with cross-disciplinary interests to bridge the knowledge gap, promote research esteem and the evolution of pedagogy. The IICE-2012 invites research papers that encompass conceptual analysis, design implementation and performance evaluation.

http://www.iicedu.org/

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Wide Screen Journal - Special issue: Art & Music in Documentary

Deadline for paper submissions: 5 January 2012

Wide Screen is a peer-reviewed, open access journal. It is devoted to the critical study of cinema from historical, theoretical, political, and aesthetic perspectives. For this special issue the editor, Veena Haritharan, aims to explore the relationship between documentary and the arts, the impact of documentary on art and artists and vice-versa. The editor invites essays, articles, interviews, film and book reviews on this theme.

http://widescreenjournal.org/index.php/journal/announcement/view/8

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Journal of Interior Design, Issue 38.1
Special Issue on Interior Design History
Time: People + Products + Processes

Deadline for papers: 15 February 2012

This issue, expected to go to press in 2013, intends to bring together new and important research on the history of interior design, its practitioners, and development as a profession

http://www.idec.org/news/documents/CallforJIDHistoryPapers.pdf

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International Journal for Researcher Development

Ongoing call for submissions

The International Journal for Researcher Development is the first international journal devoted exclusively to the scholarship of researcher development.

Submissions are made using ScholarOne Manuscripts, the online submission and peer review system. Registration and access are available at: http://mc.manuscriptcentral.com/ijrd Any questions can be sent to the Editor: Dr Linda Evans, Reader in Education, University of Leeds, L.Evans@education.leeds.ac.uk

http://www.emeraldinsight.com/ijrd.htm

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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.


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