Digital Interventions 4

What does it take to develop a ‘sticky’ networking site for leaders in the Creative Arts?

The answer to this question was sought through designing, developing, implementing and reflecting on ‘createED’, a national strategic network that combined elements of virtual communities of practice and knowledge networks. The digital intervention was part of an ALTC funded project that looked at ways to strengthen learning and teaching leadership in the Creative Arts disciplines (de la Harpe, Peterson, Blythe, Frankham, Vella, Street, Brien & Cahalan, 2009).

Pavilion Room 1, Level 10, RMIT Design Hub (Building 100) corner Victoria & Swanston Streets Melbourne
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Digital Interventions Symposium: Digital Interventions in Everyday Creativity

This symposium examines how digital media are implicated in processes of change. It interrogates how people engage digital media in creative practices that intervene in their own and others’ lives, the intentionalities through which they do this, and the processes and experiences involved.

Spectrum Gallery, ECU Mount Lawley Campus, WA
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Jude Elund on behalf of Lelia Green and Sarah Pink

National Creative Graduate Tracking Project

What do graduates from creative degrees do in their careers? How successful are they? What makes them successful? How can universities better support students to build successful careers?

This study is the first in Australia to build a detailed picture of creative arts graduates’ career paths, and will suggest what needs to be taught in undergraduate programs to maximise chances of creative career success.

AUDIO + SLIDES: Researching Social Media in Times of Crisis

Axel Bruns
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4 April 2013

EIDOS Event: During the natural disasters and human-made crises of 2011 and 2012, from the Queensland floods to Hurricane Sandy, social media have emerged as key means of disseminating up-to-date news and information, sharing eyewitness reports, images, and videos, and organizing crisis response and recovery activities.