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From: Filippo Nereo <Filippo.Nereoheacademy.ac.uk>
Subject: Pedagogies of Hope and Opportunity: The Higher Education Academy Arts and Humanities Annual Conference
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Full Title: Pedagogies of Hope and Opportunity: The Higher Education Academy Arts and Humanities Annual Conference
Date: 29-May-2012 - 30-May-2012
Location: Glasgow, Scotland, United Kingdom
Contact Person: Jennie Osborn
Meeting Email: < click here to access email >
Web Site: http://www.heacademy.ac.uk/events/detail/2012/academyevents/AH_Conference_2012
Linguistic Field(s): Applied Linguistics
Call Deadline: 16-Mar-2012
Unprecedented changes in UK higher education have placed Arts and Humanities subjects under particular scrutiny and pressure. This Higher Education Academy conference aims to celebrate the Arts and Humanities in higher education and to highlight and share the many creative and innovative ways in which Arts and Humanities courses, and those who teach and study them, are meeting the serious and complex challenges that confront them.
The Higher Education Academy (HEA) uses expertise and resources to support individual staff, disciplinary and interdisciplinary teams or communities, institutions and HE as a whole to enhance the quality and impact of learning and teaching in higher education.
The Pedagogies of Hope and Opportunity conference will provide a platform for the expertise and knowledge found in teaching and learning in the Arts and Humanities, which pushes boundaries and fosters a culture of innovation transforming student learning.
The HEA's Arts and Humanities discipline group includes the following subject areas:
Archaeology and Classics
Art and Design
Cinematics and Photography
Dance, Drama and Music
Media and Communications
Philosophical and Religious Studies
Call for Papers:
We welcome contributions from all Arts and Humanities cluster disciplines around the following themes:
Innovative practice in teaching and learning in the Arts and Humanities
Assessment and feedback
Retention and success
Options for contributions are:
1. Paper Presentation
Papers should aim to give a brief summary of a piece of research or a project, either completed or still in progress or examples of innovative practice in relation to teaching and learning to be presented to a peer audience. Each presentation should last for a total of 30 minutes: a 20 minute presentation plus an additional 10 minutes for questions/discussion. Presenters will be invited to submit 'full' papers for inclusion in Conference Proceedings.
2. 10 minute talk
10 minute talks should offer an efficient presentation lasting no-more than 10 minutes which could take a variety of different formats, for example a nano-teaching session, e- learning 'show and tell', a provocation, a brief presentation to share good-practice, or a pared down paper summarizing a piece of research or a project (completed, ongoing or newly conceived). Each presenter will be required to put together a 1-2 page summary of his/her 10-minute talk including a bibliography.
Workshops should be interactive sessions lasting for a maximum of 40 minutes (including time for discussion) relating to projects or examples of innovative practice in relation to learning and teaching in the Arts and Humanities.
4. Poster Presentation
Posters should aim to give a brief summary of a piece of research or a project, either completed or still in progress or examples of innovative practice in relation to teaching and learning to be presented to a peer audience. Posters should be A0 size. Please note that it is the responsibility of the author to produce, transport and display the poster, and to remove the poster after the conference.
For more information on guidelines and submission, please view our website:
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