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> From: nina czegledy <[log in to unmask]>
> Date: 6 August 2010 14:10:55 BST
> To: Beryl Graham <[log in to unmask]>
> Subject: upcoming events developed etc. by Nina Cz
>

> INVITATION
>
> It is a pleasure to invite you to the
>
> ISEA2010 Education Workshop
>  August 26, 2010
> Volkschule Dortmund
>  13:00-14.30   15:00-16.30 
>
>  The future of education?  Novel incentives, emerging trends & hybrid  
> practice.
>
>  Introduction by Roy Ascott (uk)
>
>  Coordinated by Nina Czegledy (ca/hu)
> In the ISEA2010 Education Workshop the identification and discussion  
> of specific key educational issues initiates the open exchange between  
> educational experts and workshop participants. Roy Ascott's  
> introduction on pioneering platforms for PhD studies forms the base  
> for the exchange. The contribution by educational experts is focused  
> on learning methods and accreditation, including PhD studies and novel  
> incentives leading to hybrid learning and interdisciplinary practice.
>
> In recent years more and more academic institutions require lecturers  
> with advanced degrees; yet obtaining these qualifications remains a  
> problem in several countries of continental Europe - leading to fierce  
> debates on educational circumstances. What is our role in this  
> environment and how do we proceed? Roy Ascott's Planetary Collegium  
> initiative is a remarkable example of a pioneering international  
> platform for PhD studies. His introduction to the ISEA2010 Education  
> Workshop forms the base of the discussion on the complexity of these  
> issues. These complexities include numerous significant items  
> including packaged e-learning, various business models and social  
> technologies for higher education etc., Within the scope of this  
> workshop however the discussion is focused predominantly on various  
> aspects of PhD studies and hybrid learning.
> To unpack the monopoly of higher educational methods by academia,  
> hybrid learning is also investigated in the ISEA2010 Education  
> Workshop. A palpable tension exists between academic and hands-on  
> education, yet from Bogotá to Budapest an increasing number of  
> professionals are deeply involved in the convergence of networked  
> communication, arts& science & technology projects, environmental  
> issues and urban space. The explosion of this new ecology has not been  
> pre-planned; it is mainly due to a tremendous interest by the emerging  
> generation, whose daily reality has profoundly changed and is often in  
> conflict with certain rigid educational concepts.
>
>
>  Workshop Leaders/Discussants:
>  Peter F. Stephan (de) Bernd Robben (de) Bettina Schuelke (au/fi)
>  Dieter Daniels (de) Attila Nemes (hu) and Barnabas Malnay (hu)
>
> http://www.isea2010ruhr.org/conference/thursday-26-august-2010- 
> dortmund/p34-isea2010-education-workshop
>
> http://www.isea2010ruhr.org/programme/keynotes/ascott-daniels
>
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Beryl Graham, Professor of New Media Art
Research Student Manager, Art and Design
MA Curating Course Leader

Faculty of Arts, Design, and Media, University of Sunderland
Ashburne House, Ryhope Road
Sunderland
SR2 7EE
Tel: +44 191 515 2896    Fax: +44 191 515 2132
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CRUMB web resource for new media art curators
http://www.crumbweb.org

CRUMB's new books:
Rethinking Curating: Art After New Media from MIT Press
http://mitpress.mit.edu/catalog/item/default.asp?ttype=2&tid=12071
A Brief History of Curating New Media Art, and A Brief History of  
Working with New Media Art from The Green Box
http://www.thegreenbox.net