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ADM-HEA BULLETIN - week ending 11 November 2011

Date posted: 15/11/2011

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The full programme for the Art, Design, Media Creative Learning and Teaching event is now online.

Booking is due to close this Friday so book soon!

See ADM-HEA EVENTS below for the link to more information.


More books available for review

Thank you to everyone who has contacted us since last week’s announcement. We now have additional books available for review. Selected reviews will be published in Networks online and successful reviewers are able to claim £50.00 worth of book tokens and are free to keep the review copy.



Design & Technology Association’s Believe in D&T campaign

As the UK government reviews the national curriculum and design technology’s status as a compulsory school subject, the Design & Technology Association,  the James Dyson Foundation and industrial designers Seymourpowell have started a campaign to secure the future of design and technology education.


HEA Discipline call for proposals to Workshop and Seminar Series 2011-12

Institutions are invited to host and deliver a workshop or seminar on teaching and learning in a discipline context. Workshops and seminars will be held throughout the 2011-12 academic year. Funding of £500 is available to host and deliver a workshop or seminar plus up to £500 towards travel costs.



Art, Design, Media Creative Learning and Teaching
5th Learning and Teaching Day
Ravensbourne, Greenwich Peninsula, 6 Penrose Way, London, SE10 0EW
29 November 2011

Registration closes this Friday, 18 November!

Full programme now online

The 5th Art, Design and Media Creative Learning and Teaching Day is this year being hosted by Ravensbourne . The day is designed for colleagues who are directly involved in learning and teaching in art, design and media: if you work in academic development, learning co-ordination or student support within art, design or media higher education this day is for you.

Presentations and workshops will provide opportunities to hear about current research, developments and innovations in art, design and media teaching and learning. Importantly, the event is a chance for colleagues to get together informally, share views, discuss opportunities and create future collaborative ventures.



Practical Tools for Finding OER
British Library, London
15 December 2011
SCORE is hosting an interactive workshop that offers you a guided tour of tools and repositories for Open Educational Resources and a chance to try them out.



i-Docs 2012: A Symposium on Interactive Documentary
Watershed Media Centre, Bristol
22-23 March 2012

Deadline for proposals: 21 November 2011

Following the success of i-Docs 2011, the organisers invite your participation in i-Docs 2012, a two-day event dedicated to the rapidly evolving field of interactive documentary.


Competence and Problem-Based Learning - Experience, Learning and Future
International Conference on Problem- Based Learning
Rovaniemi, Finland
12-13 April 2012

Deadline for abstracts: 30 November 2011

The organisers invite colleagues to share their research and practice on problem based learning.


Discourse / Conversation / Communication
Loughborough University
21-23 March 2012

Deadline for Abstracts: 1 December 2011

The organisers of this International conference encourage submissions that engage with empirical and theoretical topics in communication studies, discourse analysis, conversation analysis, media studies, social interaction, or cultural studies.


Identity, changes and challenges of the profession in the 21st Century
1st International Conference on Journalism Studies
University of Santiago de Chile
27 – 29 June 2012

Deadline for abstracts: 7 December 2011

The organising universities invite scholars to submit papers to the 1st International Conference on Journalism Studies. The aim of the conference is for national and international researchers to discuss the current state and challenges in the practice and teaching of journalism in different parts of the world.


Media and Participation
Lund University, Sweden
29 March 2012

Deadline for abstracts: 9 December 2011

This International conference will be organised thematically, focusing on the political, social, cultural and historical approaches to media and participation.


Pedagogic Research Institute and Observatory (PedRIO) Conference
Plymouth University
18 April 2012

Deadline for abstracts: 19 December 2011

The organisers are particularly interested in hearing about innovative work in the following four areas:  21st century learning, challenges and new learning cultures; Student voice; Education for Sustainable Development and Pedagogic Research Methodology.


ISOMORPHISM magazine inaugural themed issue: ART - INTERDISCIPLINARY FIELD
Due to be published March 2012

Deadline for submissions: 31 January 2012

This art and design bilingual magazine is dedicated to those interested in visual culture and other adjacent fields, encouraging artists, designers, critics, curators, scholars and other contributors who share interest in contemporary art to submit their work.


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