Author Archives: Michelle Cannon

DARE and The American Education Research Association Conference – Toronto

Theo Bryer, Jane Coles, Kate Cowan, Rosie Flewitt and John Potter went to the American Education Research Association Conference (AERA) in Toronto, April 5-9, 2019. The conference theme was ‘Leveraging Education Research in a Post-Truth Era: Multimodal Narratives to Democratize Evidence’.  Theo and Jane were presenting on research that emerged from the Beowulf project, initiated by the DARE collaborative –

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The Great UK Macbeth Videogame Competition

Enter the MACBETH videogame competition, and win £500 for your school. We are running a competition for schools to make Missionmaker games based on Macbeth. The competition closes on May 24th 2019, and the games will be judged by a panel of experts from UCL, The Shakespeare Institute, Birmingham University, the British Library, and Cambridge University Press, as well as

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Blood & Bones: Living with Cancer – an exhibition of Tom Corby’s work

Blood & Bones: Living with Cancer is an exhibition of work by internationally exhibited and award-winning artist Tom Corby at The Street Gallery, University College Hospital, 235 Euston Road, London NW1 2BU. The exhibition runs from 29th February – 24th April 2019, open 24 hours a day, with a PRIVATE VIEW: 6pm – 7.30pm Thursday 28th February 2019. The exhibition

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Punchdrunk Enrichment Project: Engagement & Intensity at Fallow Cross

This summer DARE affiliate Dr. Angela Colvert from the University of Roehampton undertook a research project with Punchdrunk Enrichment [PE]- the educational and outreach arm of immersive theatre company Punchdrunk. Representatives from museums, galleries, academic institutions, game design companies and schools were invited to a presentation of Angela’s findings relating to the intensity of engagement experienced by children and teachers

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D.A.R.E at Media Education Summit in Hong Kong

Andrew Burn, John Potter and Michelle Cannon represented D.A.R.E at the International Media Education Summit held at the Hong Kong Baptist University, 1-2 November 2018. Each year the Summit brings together a global network of researchers, educators and practitioners working across all aspects of media education, and digital & media literacy. Now running for 12 years, MES is convened by

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Fighting Media Disinformation with Media Arts in Brussels

‘Fight disinformation with media literacy’ was a one-day event at the Centre for Fine Arts BOZAR in Brussels, convened by the Evens Foundation in conjunction with the Media & Learning Association and supported by the European Commission. The aim was to provide educators and practitioners from around Europe with media production activities, resources and workshops that engage with interpretive work and

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