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ADM-HEA BULLETIN - week ending 6 January 2012

Date posted: 06/01/2012

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The ADM-HEA team wish you a Happy New Year and a successful and creative 2012.


Art Design and Media Student Award 2012 - please remind your students about this competition
Reflect:on learning experiences in art, design and media

Closing date for submissions: 3 February 2012

This year we are asking students to focus on their experiences of learning in art, design and media and submit an image or piece of multimedia (visual / audio / film / etc), accompanied by a short statement, that reflects the epiphanies, inspirations, enablers and opportunities that are part of the experience of higher education. The winning entry will be eligible for the prize of £300 and the runner up £100.



National Teaching Fellowship Scheme (NTFS) Individual Awards 2012

Up to 55 awards of £10,000 are made to recognise individual excellence. The award is intended for Fellows' professional development in teaching and learning or aspects of pedagogy. Nominations are invited from eligible institutions in England, Wales, and Northern Ireland The NTFS 2012 nomination documents and guidance can be downloaded from the HEA website. The deadline for the submission of nomination documents is 12 noon on Wednesday 21 March 2012.



How can e-Portfolios Support 21st Century Learning?
CPD Centre,New College Nottingham
24 January 2012

This JISC Netskills workshop will explore what we mean by e-portfolios and how e-portfolios can support 21st century learning.


IPSE Seminar:Representation in the Higher Education workforce: issues of exclusion and inclusion
London Metropolitan University
26 January 2012

This workshop is part of the Transformations In Educational Workforces series. The seminars take a critical look at the changing nature of the education workforce in its broadest sense and so explore the relationships, tensions, ambiguities and enhancements that have come to characterise the current workforce.


Innovations in assessment: the student learning experience
University College London
23 February 2012

This event is being hosted as part of the Higher Education Academy's Workshop and Seminar Series 2012. This event aims to illustrate the central role of assessment in shaping student learning and enriching the student experience to enhance employability.


Great Expectations: Are you ready?
HEA Annual Conference
University of Manchester
3-4 July 2012
Deadline for submissions: 13 January 2012

The 8th Annual Conference has There are three main conference strands: student expectations and the learning experience; supporting staff to deliver student learning experiences of a lifetime; institutional adaptability.


Transformations in/of Broadcasting
An international conference on Transformations in/of Broadcasting.
Institute of Communications Studies, University of Leeds
12 – 13 July 2012

Deadline for abstracts and panel proposals: 16 February 2012

The organisers welcome the submission of papers involving research within and across any national contexts. Although the focus is contemporary, they welcome historical research that adds to understanding of current transformations and continuities.


3D Storytelling 2012
Ravensbourne, London
22 - 23 March 2012

Deadline for Abstracts:  5 March 2012

Playing with the Mise-en-scene, or finding new ways to tell a story using the third dimension, is the theme of this second international conference on 3D stereoscopic media (principally Film and Television)


ISSOTL 2012 - Research on Teaching and Learning: Integrating Practices
Hamilton, Ontario, Canada
24 - 27 October 2012

Deadline for submissions: 15 March 2012

9th annual conference of the International Society for the Scholarship of Teaching and Learning. International scholars and educators will come together to share recent work and to discuss how their collective efforts will transform the future of higher education.


Movie: A Journal of Film Criticism

Submissions deadlines: ongoing

The editors welcome articles of between approximately 2,000 and 7,500 words, though they are also open to the possibility of longer pieces, to be judged on a case-by-case basis.


ELSIN Conference 2012
17th annual conference
Radisson Blu Hotel, Cardiff
26 – 28 June 2012

Deadline for submissions: 1 May 2012

One of the many focuses of the Education, Learning, Styles and Individual Differences Network (ELSIN) conference over the years has been an emphasis on individual differences in information processing and for the 2012 conference, this will be the main theme.


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