Digital Media and Learner Identity: the New Curatorship

John Potter’s new book Digital Media and Learner Identity: the New Curatorship was launched at the Institute of Education bookshop on December 11th. Many studies of digital education focus on technology rather than on the learners or on what they make and do with the devices they use every day. This book takes a different…

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Creativeworks London

Creativeworks London is the new Knowledge Exchange hub for London, funded by the Arts & Humanities Research Council. It brings new collaborative research opportunities to London’s creative businesses. The Institute of Education is one of thirty-eight London-based universities, colleges, museums, libraries and archives. Together we have unrivalled skills and expertise that can be of benefit to SMEs who…

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Childhoods and Play

The ‘Childhoods and Play‘ project is focused on the archival collection of Iona (1923) and Peter Opie (1918-1982) relating to the play and traditions of children. The internationally significant collection contains information contributed by some 20,000 British children, as well as the Opies’ own observations and sound recordings, and is distributed between the Bodleian Libraries,…

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Creative Europe: New Opportunities for Film and Media Literacy

The EU Commission – DG Education and Culture, Media and Media Literacy Unit – organised the EU Conference CREATIVE EUROPE – NEW OPPORTUNITIES FOR FILM AND MEDIA LITERACY in Brussels on 16th November 2012. The Conference presented an overview of the Commission’s proposal for the Creative Europe Programme and the state of play of the…

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MODE and the kineikonic mode

MODE is the ESRC research methods node for multimodal methodologies and digital environments. Led by Carey Jewitt at the Institute of Education, University of London, it developed and disseminated expertise across of range of methodological themes, including embodiment, transcription methodologies, social networking and digital video data. Andrew Burn led on mixed methods approaches to multimodal analysis,…

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