Category Archives: 2014 Events

DARE at the International Media Education Summit in Prague

(A version of this post is also on the Children’s Media Foundation Research Blog, here) In November 2014 members of the DARE collaborative attended the CEMP – organised International Media Education Summit in Prague, where Prof Andrew Burn delivered a keynote.  Andrew, John Potter and Michelle Cannon later ran an event in the conversation strand discussing the following question: What

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SPACES AND EMBODIMENT IN GAMES AND VIRTUAL WORLDS 9th July, 2014, Room 826, Institute of Education, Bedford Way, London. Talks by Alison Gazzard, Diane Carr and Andrew Burn with invited speakers Tom Apperley and Seth Giddings. This seminar, jointly presented by MODE and DARE, attracted an audience of students, educators, researchers, academics and designers of games and virtual worlds. Games

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MULTIMODALITY AND THE MOVING IMAGE: THEORY, PRACTICE, AND EDUCATION June 10th, 2014, London Knowledge Lab.  Theo van Leeuwen on animation, Andrew Burn on machinima, John Potter and Mark Reid on young people’s film-making. This seminar, jointly presented by MODE and DARE,  was presented to students, educators, researchers and academics working with film, television and animation. FLIER MOVING IMAGE   Of all

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DARE and the Media Arts edition of MERJ

DARE has edited a special edition of MERJ, the Media Education Research Journal, on the media arts in education. The editorial article, by Andrew Burn, John Potter and Mark Reid, argues for attention to the rhetorics and poetics of the media, to the pedagogies of teachers-as-artists, and to the grammars of software tools. The editorial can be accessed here. The

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Artswork, Arts Practitioners, Teachers & Lumière Minutes

Originally posted on BFI / Cinémathèque blog:
The bridge organisation Artswork, representing the south east and based in Southampton, held a conference for educators at the BFI on Thursday 23 October 2014. The conference looked at ways of incorporating creative media production into Artsmark practices in schools. The presentation slides can be found here. One of the workshops encouraged…

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TWO EVENTS: ‘In the Code Kitchen’ and ‘Multimodality and the Moving Image’

‘In the Code Kitchen’ is a public lecture on June 4 by Dr Marion Walton, University of Cape Town, on programming and game design with young people in Khayelitsha township. ‘Multimodality and the Moving Image’ is a day seminar on June 10, with keynote by Professor Theo van Leeuwen. The day will consider animation, machinima, and young people’s film-making. Both events

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Ian Livingstone is Visiting Professor

Ian Livingstone is Visiting Professor at the UCL Institute of Education, working with DARE on game-based learning. Ian co-founded Games Workshop in 1975, launching Dungeons & Dragons in Europe and the Games Workshop retail chain. At Eidos, where he served as Executive Chairman until 2002, he launched major franchises including Lara Croft: Tomb Raider. He co-authored the Next Gen review

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