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ADM-HEA BULLETIN - week ending 18 November 2011

Date posted: 21/11/2011

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Art, Design, Media Creative Learning and Teaching day, next week

We are very pleased to announce that the complete programme is now published online and we are very much looking forward to the day, it is a really interesting programme. Booking has been extended and will close at midnight, Tuesday, 22 November, so register now!

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


Call for contributions to Networks 16 – reminder, less than 2 weeks before the deadline!

Deadline for contributions: Thursday, 1 December 2011

In this competitive environment how do we maintain and develop the interconnections between departments, institutions, disciplines and nations that give strength, richness and diversity to art, design and media higher education?  For Networks 16, to be published in January 2012, we invite feature articles that investigate interdisciplinary, international, and inter-institutional collaborations that enrich learning and teaching in our disciplines.



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 extended to midnight, Tuesday 22 November so book now to ensure your place!

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.



Varoom – illustration publication, issue 17

Deadline for submissions: 25 November 2011           

Varoom illustration publication invites scholarly submissions for consideration for Varoom and VaroomLab online. Submissions will be subject to peer review.  VaroomLab was established to provide a platform for exchange and discussion of ideas around the broad subject of illustration. Varoom – the illustration report is a unique publication in the UK existing as a vehicle for dissemination of some of this research. VaroomLab on line provides a wide forum to challenge and potentially expand research and hence provide maximum possible impact.


Media Literacy examples of practice survey

Deadline for responses: 25 November 2011

Media literacy, or the responsible and critical use of the new media environment, is a crucial issue. The Council of Europe is organising a think tank on the topic “Living together in a connected world” next month. The think tank is a first step towards a declaration, which shall address the consequences of developments in the new media environment and in particular for education.


The Animation Machine - The 24th annual Society for Animation Studies Conference
RMIT University, Melbourne, Australia
25 – 27 June 2012

Deadline for submissions: 12 December 2011

The conference will provide a forum for scholars and practitioners from around the world to come together and give presentations on all aspects of animation history, theory and criticism.;ID=chph0x3qntbs


Ireland International Conference on Education (IICE-2012)
Dublin, Ireland
16-18 April 2012

Extended deadline for proposals: 15 January 2012
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.


Latest issue PESTLHE  is available now plus deadline for April issue

Deadline for April issue: 15 January 2012

This journal offers an opportunity for those involved in University learning and teaching to disseminate their practice. It aims to publish accounts of scholarly practice that report on small-scale practitioner research and case studies of practice.

For information: there will be a special issue in December 2011 reporting papers from the ECE 2011 Conference - Sixth Education in a Changing Environment  Innovating Creativity and Engagement in Student Learning


Kritikos: Journal of Postmodern Cultural Sound, Text and Image

Submissions invited for 2012: no deadline given, allow one to three months for peer-review

Kritikos has been in circulation since 2004 and publishes work in cultural theory, art and criticism. They are especially interested in what is happening now and they welcome the work of graduate students.


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