HEA Event: Shades of Grey: Redefining where Technical
Staff in Art & Design Support learning and Encouraging a
Reflective Pedagogical Practice
10am to 4pm
This event is funded as part of the Arts & Humanities
workshop and seminar series 2013-14. The workshop is free to attend
for delegates from both subscribing and non-subscribing
institutions but booking is essential to secure your place as
numbers are limited.
This event is design to develop thinking around how Technical
staff can benefit students though a reflective Teaching Practice.
It will explore different techniques of delivery & how
Technical & Academic staff can work together to enhance
students learning and deliver an exceptional student experience in
the context of the NSS.
The focus of this event is developing what is already often a
creative approach to teaching and learning within technical staff.
The workshop will cover how academic & technical staff can work
together to make sure students develop the skill, experience &
knowledge students need to work in the creative industries. There
is currently a thin field of research around technical teaching
methodologies in Art & Design. Although there is a precedence
set in other fields for technical teaching roles debates in the
Arts sector seem to focus on why technicians are not “teaching” but
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Independent Press: Penned in the
Quad South Hall
Tom Chivers was born in 1983 in South London. He is a writer,
publisher and award-winning arts producer, and runs the independent
literary arts company Penned in the Margins. His poetry collections
include How to Build a City (Salt, 2009), The
Terrors (Nine Arches, 2009) and, as editor, the anthologies
City State: New London Poetry and Adventures in
Form (Penned in the Margins, 2009 & 2012). Since 2006
Penned in the Margins has published over thirty-five books spanning
poetry, criticism and experimental fiction, and produced numerous
arts events, projects and tours including Generation Txt
(2007), Kalagora (2010), Riot Acts (2012) and
Electronic Voice Phenomena (2013). Recent publications
include Holophin by Luke Kennard (Winner of Best Novella,
Saboteur Awards) and The Shipwrecked House by Claire
Trevien (Longlisted for the Guardian First Book Award). From 2007
to 2011 Tom was co-Director of the London Word Festival.
Luke Kennard is the author of four volumes of poetry, two
pamphlets and a novella called Holophin. His second book,
The Harbour Beyond the Movie was shortlisted for the
Forward Prize in 2007. He lectures at the University of Birmingham
and is working on his first novel.
Online booking available