Events 2014

Subject: Writers’ Workshop

Date: 10 October 2014

Place: The Wild Fig Restaurant, Observatory 9-4pm

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Subject: Ways of constructing academic argument in comics

Date: 10 September 2014

Place: COL seminar room, 2-4pm

Presenter: Cheng-Wen Huang

# This session opens with feedback from Rachel Weiss on the Medical Humanities conference at the University of Cape Town.

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Subject: Local and generic configurations in multimodal teaching materials for Angola

Date: 20 August 2014

Place: COL seminar room, 2-4pm

Presenter: Akisha Pearman

# This session opens with feedback from Arlene Archer and Zach Simpson on the 7ICOM conference in Hong Kong.

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Subject: Assessment for learning: Exploring meaning-making in jewellery design pedagogy

Date: 28 May 2014

Place: COL seminar room, 2-4pm

Presenter: Safia Salaam

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Subject: Semiotic Risk in Academic Writing

Date: 23 April 2014

Place: COL seminar room, 2-4pm

Presenter: Dr Lucia Thesen

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Subject: Visual Arts learners’ digital presentation of disciplinary selves and oeuvres in visual culture – capital, habitus and self-presentation

Date: 9 April 2014

Place: COL seminar room, 2-4pm

Presenter: Travis Noakes

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Subject: ‘Drawn Writing’: the role of writing in civil engineering drawing

Date: 19 March 2014

Place: COL seminar room, 2-4pm

Presenter: Zach Simpson

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Subject: Transmodal Semiosis

Date: 5 March 2014

Place: COL seminar room, 2-4pm

Presenter: Professor Denise Newfield

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Subject: Copying and Pasting

Date: 19 February 2014

Place: COL seminar room, 2-4pm

Presenters: Cheng-Wen Huang; David Ker

Session 1: Cheng-Wen discusses citation practices. The discussions are based on Adami’s (2012) article The rhetoric of the implicit and the politics of representation in the age of copy-and-paste.

Session 2: David investigates chalk board writing in a Mozambique school. He examines how transformation occurs through copying and pasting, from book to chalk board then chalk board to the students’ exercise books.

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