Friday, 31 March 2017
submission deadline: May 15, 2017
Organized around the themes of teaching and learning, student affairs, and leadership, the conference will celebrate, and take stock of, the work of CMind over the last two decades, while presenting cutting edge ways contemplative approaches to inquiry and learning can further justice and compassion on college and university campuses and beyond. Through keynote presentations, interactive sessions, and contemplative workshops, participants will explore how diverse contemplative pedagogies and practices can support transformations on multiple levels – self, classroom, organization, community – and invite creative, unconventional approaches to how we imagine and seek to address the many challenges
of the 21st century.
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The 9th Annual ACMHE Conference
October 27 – 29, 2017
at 1440 Multiversity, Scotts Valley, CA
Learn more at the conference website:
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PSYCHOANALYSIS AND EDUCATION:
CREATIVITY IN THE PSYCHOANALYTIC PROCESS AND IN LIFELONG LEARNING
Conference hosted by Canterbury Christ Church University
23rd to 25th November 2017
CALL FOR EXPRESSIONS OF INTEREST IN PARTICIPATION
Following the successes of our previous events, this conference will develop further conversations about the relationships and tensions between psychoanalysis and education. We are keen to invite submissions to participate that involve both psychoanalytic theory and accounts of psychoanalytic practice (where applicable), and we define education in its widest context. We hope to welcome academic staff, teaching staff in other areas of practice, and of course colleagues working primarily in clinical settings.
The themes of this conference are Creativity, Psychoanalysis and Lifelong Learning. We encourage interested parties to consider these themes and to interpret them in ways that lend themselves to original and provocative ways of thinking. Queries are welcomed in the first instance, and when you are ready to submit, you will be asked to do so in one of a variety of formats. We will welcome traditional presentations and workshops (and please indicate which you are proposing). However, we are also keen to encourage less traditional formats of collaboration. As one of the conference themes is creativity, expressions of interest that propose a creative space in the conferences are warmly welcomed. For example, colleagues might consider a performance, something musical, a piece of artwork, film or fictional writing.
Although the following list is not exhaustive, areas that might be explored include:
Affect in practice
Biography and autobiography
Unconscious fantasies and writing
Literature, Art and Daydreaming
The Role of Obsession
Grief and loss
Death and dying
Sexuality and gender
Race and ethnicity
Mysticism and religious experience
Deadline for submissions: Friday 19th May 2017.
Please send your proposals to: firstname.lastname@example.org – please write ‘Psychoanalysis and Education Conference 2017 submission’ in the subject box.
Submissions (WORD format) should have no more than 500 words, Times New Roman, 12 points. The title of the submission should be clear and could you please indicate what the style of your submission will be (i.e. paper, performance, film discussion etc.).
Your name, the submission title, institutional affiliation, phone and email should NOT be included in the submission, but be on a separate page.
Proposals will be blind reviewed; acceptance will be announced by early July 2017.
Final papers, if appropriate, should be submitted by early autumn 2017
It is anticipated that selected papers will form the basis of a special issue of European Journal of Psychotherapy
Our Scientific Committee
Alan Bainbridge, Jacki Cartlidge, Denise Cormack, Anna Playle, Danna Valkanova and Linden West (Canterbury Christ Church University)
Anastasios Gaitanidis (University of Roehampton)
David Mathew (University of Bedfordshire)
Jean-Marie Weber (University of Luxemburg)
Maria Grazia Riva (University of Milano Bicocca)
Arnaud Dubois (Université de Cergy Pontoise)
Patrick Geffard (Université Paris 8)
Detailed guidelines for paper, symposium, roundtable and workshop submissions, as well as the programme of the Conference will be made available later on the conference website.
For further information, please write to:
Thursday, 30 March 2017
This initiative is part of the UptakeICT project which aims to equip citizens with suitable digital literacies and skills to live, learn and work in the current society.
The course runs from May 2nd, 2017 - May 19th, 2017 and focuses on key aspects of online engagement:
Week 1 - Digital literacies: living, learning and working online Week 2 - Making connections: participating online Week 3 - Digital identity: looking after your digital footprint
You can register for it here: https://goo.gl/forms/KCjXyWUTKQCvd6503
Twitter #tag: #UptakeICT
If you have any questions, please do not hesitate to contact me.
Dr Cristina Costa
Lecturer in Technology Enhanced Learning Course Leader PgCert/PgDip in Educational Technology Co-editor of Social Theory Applied<http://socialtheoryapplied.com/> (Facebook<https://www.facebook.com/SocialTheoryApplied>)
University of Strathclyde
School of Education
Level 2, Room 204
Lord Hope Building
141 St James Road
t: 0141 444 8061
New Special Issue on Digital Scholarship now avaialble via the Journal of Applied Social Theory: http://socialtheoryapplied.com/journal/jast/issue/view/SPDigital
Costa, C., & Murphy, M. (2016). Bourdieu, Habitus and Social Research: The art of application. Palgrave Macmillan.
Murphy, M., & Costa, C. (2015). Theory as Method in Research: On Bourdieu, education and society. Routledge. Retrieved from http://www.routledge.com/books/details/9781138900349
Tuesday, 28 March 2017
What works? Student retention and success change programme: Final conference | Higher Education Academy
The Higher Education Academy on behalf of the What works? Student retention and success change programme are pleased to invite you to its conference and launch of the Programme's final report, on 11 April. Book now to attend.
The What works? Student retention and success change programme is a Paul Hamlyn Foundation initiative working with the Higher Education Academy, Action on Access and 13 UK universities across 43 discipline areas. The programme examined what works in terms of retention and success and, crucially, developed understanding about how to implement change. Read a summary of key outcomes, findings and messages here.
The conference will take place at 11 April 2017, Cavendish Conference Centre, 22 Duchess Mews, Marylebone, London W1G 9DT, 9:30 – 16:30. This is a one-day event to launch, share and discuss the findings and outcomes of the What works? Student retention and success change programme – Phase 2. The final conference will feature reports from the 13 institutions involved in the programme. Ticket pricing starts from £220."
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FW: Assessment Tomorrow - The 2017 e-Vocational Conference In association with the Federation of Awarding Bodies
The pace of change in vocational qualifications and assessment with the T-levels proposals and apprenticeship EPAs, provides both challenges and opportunities.
There is little doubt that one of the potential opportunities is to bringing technology even further into assessment delivery both to ensure it is as relevant as possible and to make seemingly complex processes as efficient as possible.
With keynote addresses from both Mark Dawe, Chief Executive at AELP and Stephen Wright, Chief Executive at the Federation of Awarding Bodies, this promises to be an exciting event.
Bookings can be made online at www.e-vocational.co.uk.
We trust you or one of your colleagues will be able to join us for what will certainly prove to be another invaluable and thought-provoking event from Assessment Tomorrow.
Director, Assessment Tomorrow
+44 (0) 7785 920392
email : email@example.com for more details We would like to thank our sponsors, partners and supporters FAB https://www.awarding.org.uk/ Calibrand http://www.calibrand.com/ Cirrus Assessment http://www.cirrusassessment.com/ DigitalAssess http://digitalassess.com/ eCom Scotland http://ecomscotland.com/ UK Skills www.uk-skills.com
for their support of this event
Visit the e-vocational website, www.e-vocational.co.uk, to read more about the conference and for registration.
Contemplative pedagogy: a counterforce in higher education?
You are warmly invited to participate in an Open Space Technology (OST) event around the theme of ‘Contemplative pedagogy: a counterforce in higher education?'. The event will take place on 10 & 11 April 2017 at Queen Margaret University, Edinburgh. For more information and to register, please click to https://sites.google.com/a/qmu.ac.uk/contemplativepedagogy/ Please register before 31 March. Please forward to others who may have an interest.
Iddo Oberski MSc PhD SFHEA FRSA
Senior Lecturer in Learning and Teaching &
Joint Programme Leader MSc Professional and Higher Education
Centre for Academic Practice
Queen Margaret University
Edinburgh EH21 6UU
Phone: +44 131 474 0000
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Monday, 27 March 2017
The European Forum for Academic Peer Learning is a personal/professional development opportunity for teachers/learning developers/academic/support staff and students to come together and share their practice, experience, challenges and innovations around peer-led activity. We invite proposals for this event addressing topics aligned to the 6 academic peer learning key themes:
• Evaluating the impact of academic peer learning (research or practice)
• Innovating and use of technologies in training and sessions
• Student-staff collaborations in peer learning
• Accrediting, developing and recognising pre and post graduation leaders
• Widening access/ participation (SI High Schools)
• The future of peer learning with the changing landscape of Higher Education
Further information and to register for this event see handbook at: http://www.si-mentor.lth.se/english/european-forum-for-peer-learning-2017/
This event is conveniently scheduled to lead into EuroSoTL (8-9th June 2017) organised by the European Network for the Scholarship of Teaching and Learning and also being held at Lund. Further information on this event is available at: http://konferens.ht.lu.se/eurosotl-2017
The fee for the European Forum for Peer Learning is £100, which includes lunch and coffee/tea in the morning and afternoon of the 7th of June. The deadline for proposals is 10 Apr 2017 see handbook for further information.
To discuss any aspect of the European Forum for Academic Peer Learning please contact: Leif Bryngfors at :leif.bryngfors@KANSLI.LTH.SE or Katie Scott Katie.firstname.lastname@example.org
Thanks in advance and we are very excited for this event
Academic Peer Learning Leadership Group
Wednesday, 22 March 2017
FW: CALL FOR PAPERS REMINDER - Strategic approaches to addressing disparities in student outcomes, (Nottingham Trent University, 20th June 2017)
Strategic approaches to addressing disparities in student outcomes
Success for All Conference
20th June 2017, Nottingham Conference Centre
Call for papers
Nottingham Trent University, in conjunction with the University Alliance, is hosting a conference on strategic approaches to addressing disparities in undergraduate students’ progression and attainment. The conference will provide a platform for discussion, debate and practice exchange on ways in which Higher Education Institutions can implement effective interventions at a University-wide level.
We are delighted to be welcoming the Rt Hon David Lammy MP as our keynote speaker. His role in raising issues around social mobility and education continues to be nationally and internationally influential.
Proposals are invited for papers that explore strategic approaches to addressing disparities in undergraduate students’ progression and attainment. Contributions are invited on, but not limited to, the following areas: use of data; institution-wide interventions; inclusive curricula and pedagogies; student engagement and retention.
Deadline for proposals: Friday 7TH April 2017
Proposals of approximately 300 words should be submitted electronically to Nottingham Trent University at email@example.com, using the attached proposal form. Further details can be found on the event page.
For more information, please contact:
Janette Thompson, Success for All
Tel: 0115 84 84749 E: firstname.lastname@example.org
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Tuesday, 21 March 2017
- creating vibrant course communities and other learning communities
- inclusive learning communities
- learning in, with or from professional or disciplinary communities
- relationships with local, national or global communities.
Wednesday, 15 March 2017
Subject: Inclusive learning, teaching and assessment conference
I’m circulating details of a very reasonably priced conference being organised at York St John University.
Formulating excellence in inclusive learning, teaching and assessment practice: have we reached the tipping point in higher education?
Thursday 11 May 2017
Day Delegate Rate: £45.00
This conference presents an opportunity to discuss and learn about hands-on approaches to inclusive learning, teaching and assessment practices. Delegates will hear about cutting edge approaches to support and will have an opportunity to consider how they move ahead with implementation of inclusive principles in their own organisations.
For further details please follow this link to the conference webpage:
To book a place please go this the conference booking page:
Dr Mike Wray
Learning Support Team Manager
York St John University
Lord Mayor’s Walk
DEL 2017: Teaching Making/Making Teaching
University of the Arts London,14 - 15 September 2017
The call for papers is now open for DEL 2017, which will be hosted at Central Saint Martins, University of the Arts London, 14-15 September 2017. For more information and to submit, visit the DEL 2017 website. Deadline: 3rd April 2017.
DEL (Digitally Engaged Learning) is an international conference exploring and evolving digitally engaged teaching and learning in art and design Higher Education. We welcome submissions from individuals and groups across all creative disciplines, working in roles including instructors, lecturers, researchers, artists and designers, support staff, instructional designers and technicians.
Themed 'Teaching Making / Making Teaching', DEL 2017 seeks to explore digitally engaged practices and processes of teaching, making and researching within the creative disciplines.
By 'digitally engaged', we are referring to practices that are actively with, about or in digital tools and spaces. We take the creative disciplines to refer to a wide range of areas including (but not limited to) art, design, media, performing arts and music. We understand teaching, making and researching as uncertain 'crafts' that involve processes of self-discovery, experimentation, enquiry, reflexivity and development.
This year we have not defined conference tracks. We hope this encourages submissions that resonate with the overall conference theme, but that make sense in the context of the many disciplines and practices participants may be coming from.
There are a number of submission formats, designed to accommodate participants at different stages and places in their digitally engaged teaching and learning journeys. You can propose any of the following:
- Presentation of scholarship (creative practice, teaching practice, research)
- Panel discussion (2 presenters minimum)
- Micro teach/micro make
For more information and to submit, please visit the DEL 2017 website.
DEL 17 is an international partnership with Penn State University, Texas State University, The New School and the University of the Arts London.
Enquiries: Claudia Roeschmann, email@example.com
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Tuesday, 14 March 2017
View information and download the call at: http://tinyurl.com/apt17CfP
Many thanks for your attention.
Simon Walker NTF, PFHEA
Head of Educational Development
University of Greenwich.
Monday, 13 March 2017
Horizons in STEM Higher Education Conference 2017
Making Connections, Innovating and Sharing Pedagogy
29 & 30 June 2017 at Heriot-Watt University, Edinburgh, UK
Call for papers now open!
Proposal submission guidelines:
Following last year’s successful conference in Leicester, Horizons in STEM HE is back: Making Connections, Innovating and Sharing Pedagogy. The conference committee welcomes submissions that fall either within the following broad pedagogic/innovation themes or discipline areas. The intention is to provide opportunities for two different types of conversation, where teaching innovation and pedagogy might be shared with all STEM colleagues, or where more subject specific discussions might ensue.
In each case the conference is all about making connections.
The deadline for submission of proposals is 31 March 2017. Please see the guidance for presenters document for more details.
We invite you to submit abstracts for posters, oral presentations and workshops; we also invite expressions of interest to submit a full paper based on your presentation for publication in a journal special issue after the conference (see above link for detailed guidance).
We are particularly interested to receive student-led submissions.
Please complete the abstract submission form, identifying what type of presentation you are interested in delivering and whether your work fits in the pedagogic/innovation themes of the conference which may be of interest to all STEM colleagues or whether it is subject specific of interest to a discipline-based audience.
Save your submission as a PDF and upload to Easychair by the deadline of 31st March 2017.
We are looking forward to reading your submissions.
The themes should be interpreted broadly, as they are not intended to limit potential contributions. When submitting proposals, delegates will be asked to nominate the theme to which they feel their work best relates (themes in full).
Illustrative examples of areas of practice within the themes are provided for information only
- Using open data in teaching and student research projects
- Using open education resources/Moocs in formal education
- Open access publication
Enhancing the student experience
- Employability and transitions into STEM work
- Equality and diversity
- Learning spaces
- Global citizenship and sustainable development
- Practical skills
- Assessment and Feedback
Students as partners in teaching and research
Reward and Recognition
- Developing pedagogic research practice
- Creating impact
- Pedagogic research communities
- Biological Sciences
- Computer Science
- Earth Sciences
- Pharmaceutical Sciences
Dr Sally Smith
Chair of the organising committee
Dean of the School of Computing
Edinburgh Napier University
Dr Neil Williams CCHEM, FRSC, SFHEA
Director of Undergraduate Studies
Faculty of Science, Engineering and Computing
T +44 (0)208 417 7754 (internal 62575)
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Kingston University London
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