Friday, 20 April 2012

Cambridge 2012: Innovation and Impact - Openly Collaborating to Enhance Education

The ARTS-OER Brighton team, Sarah Atkinson, Debbie Flint and Stephen Mallinder, in collaboration with the ALTO project leaders John Casey and Chris Follows from the University of the Arts London, gave presentations at Cambridge 2012 Open Courseware Consortium Conference.

The presentations which outlined their research undertaken in open educational practices in arts and media HE, and the work undertaken by Sarah under her SCORE fellowship.

The presentations also gave detail of the team's paper which was included in the conference: Disciplinary and Institutional Perspectives on Open Educational Practice in Art, Design and Media Studies: Opportunities and Challenges.

The presentations and paper will shortly be made available through the conference website:

Friday, 13 April 2012

Drawing on All Resources

As part of the ARTS-OER project, the project team at Brighton are organising Drawing on All Resources: developing open educational practice in art, design and media in the Faculty of Arts, University of Brighton, Grand Parade Brighton on 16 May 2012.

This one-day forum, aimed at tutors and managers in creative practice higher education, will showcase the work of individuals, departments and institutions working towards more open educational practices in art, design and media disciplines.  It aims to:
  • capture, recognise and share the work of individuals, departments and institutions in developing open educational practices in creative practice higher education.
  • allow specialists in the OER field, to present examples and discuss current developments in the creation and use of licensed educational materials.

  • to enable those attending the event to engage in open dialogue about themes and issues that are emerging around the creation and use of online teaching and learning resources.
For further information, the full programme and to book a place see:

Introduction to the ARTS-OER Brighton Project

Sarah Atkinson presents an overview of the project:

OEW - ARTS-OER from Sarah Atkinson on Vimeo.