Critical Creative Digital: Shaping the university in a networked era

Worktable from DEL

01 Dec 2017

10am to 4pm

How can the university sector take advantage of the positive, creative opportunities of digital? Join us for an exploration of the digital in learning, teaching and making.


This Teaching Platform will interrogate the tensions between network (the Web) and hierarchy (the institution) to explore an ideal creative university for the networked era.

Alongside this exploration we will celebrate current practice in the ‘Digital UAL’ (DUAL) expo, bringing together inspiring responses to digital in teaching, learning and making from across the university.

Who should attend?
Anyone with an interest in the digital in a Higher Educational setting. 

This event is free.  Lunch is included.

All external guests please book a place using the form below.
The Digital UAL Expo is open to all UAL staff, no booking needed.  UAL staff attending the other talks and workshops please book a place via the form below.


09.30 - 10.00       


10.00 - 11.00  

Burnt!: Activity & discussion
Dave White and David Webster 

11.00 - 11.15

Coffee break

11.30 - 12.30

Connecting Course and Network
David Barnett       

12.30 - 1.30


1.30 - 2.30

Digital UAL Expo

2.30 - 2.45

Coffee break

2.45 - 3.30

How does the massified higher education system operate in a networked era? (Panel Discussion)

3.30 - 4.00

Reflection, summary and close

Speaker Biographies

David White is Head of Technology Enhanced Learning at University of the Arts London. David has worked in various roles where digital, learning and culture meet – including Senior lecturer in visual communication; making proof-of-concept pilots for delivering media online at the BBC; managing a team of online distance learning developers at the University of Oxford, and leading numerous studies around the impact of the Web on learning and higher education.

David Webster is Associate Dean: Learning, Teaching and Enhancement for Camberwell, Chelsea and Wimbledon Colleges at University of the Arts London.

This event is part of a series hosted by University of the Arts London, exploring key issues in art and design teaching and learning in higher education.   
Each event includes leading speakers sharing current thinking in creative education and is designed to be interactive: delegates will have opportunities to engage in activities to support networking and engagement. 

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