Last Call for SEAD White Paper Proposals

Want to express an opinion on how to enable collaboration 

between science/engineering and arts/design/humanities ??

Deadline August 15

submit a video !

 

http://seadnetwork.wordpress.com/white-paper-abstracts/abstracts/

Here are some of the position papers that are being developed:

A NEW ECOLOGY OF LEARNING: ECOLOGICAL SYSTEMS AS PEDAGOGICAL MODELS
Coordinator: Pavel Cenkl

SCIENCE-ART INTERACTIONS IN ASIA WITH PARTICULAR REFERENCE TO INDIA
Coordinator: Dr. Krishna Kumari Challa

BREAKING DOWN THE SILOS: CURRICULUM DEVELOPMENT AS A TOOL FOR CROSSING DISCIPLINES IN THE ARTS, SCIENCES AND HUMANITIES
Coordinator: Kathryn Evans

LEARNING COMPUTING THROUGH GAME EXPERIENCES
Coordinator: P. Fishwick

HOW CAN HIGHER EDUCATION CURRICULUM INTERSECT WITH EXCELLENT INITIATIVES IN PUBLIC SCHOOLS AND CITIZEN ART AND SCIENCE?
Coordinator: Molly Hankwitz

INTELLECTUAL PROPERTY ISSUES ARISING FROM SCIENCE/ENGINEERING TO ART/DESIGN COLLABORATIONS
Coordinator: Roger Malina and TBD

THE IMPORTANCE OF EARLY AND PERSISTENT ARTS AND CRAFTS EDUCATION FOR FUTURE SCIENTISTS AND ENGINEERS
Coordinator: Robert Root-Bernstein, Ph.D.

HUMANITIES EDUCATION IN KARNATAKA
Coordinator: Sundar Sarrukkai

HUMANITIES IN SCIENCE AND TECHNOLOGY INSTITUTE

 

SEAD Network for Sciences, Engineering, Arts and Design announces a call for White Papers on issues facing the international community seeking to enhance transdisciplinary collaboration

We are seeking to survey concerns, roadblocks and opportunities, and solicit proposed actions for enhancing collaboration between sciences and engineering with practitioners in arts and design. These position papers will be submitted as part of a report to NSF and the community from the SEAD network in the summer of 2013. With grateful appreciation for US funding, we recognize that activity connecting the sciences, engineering, to arts and design is international and, furthermore, that global involvements are essential in today’s economy. Therefore we are interested both in what US collaborators can learn from experiences in other countries, and vice versa, institution or region specific issues, and also in how to foster collaborations that bridge beyond regions to nations. Cultural cross-fertilization via the SEAD network – whether from disciplinary, organizational or ethnic perspectives – is a vital component of our purpose and goals.

Chair, Roger Malina, Leonardo/ISAST Chair Emeritus, IMERA Art Science Co Chair, Distinguished Professor of Art and Technology at the University of Texas, Dallas

Co-Chair, Carol Strohecker, Director, Center for Design Innovation, University of North Carolina system; Professor, Winston-Salem State University; Chief Research Officer & Instructor, UNC School of the Arts; SEAD Co-PI

SEAD Working Group on White Papers

The SEAD Working Group on White Papers is assembled in response to the following two objectives from US NSF NEA workshops: a) The NSF NSEAD workshop at MICA suggested the development of White Papers for research and advocacy leading to a common platform (Beyond Productivity 2 report as a follow on to Beyond Productivity, the report issued by the US National Research Council and directed by William Mitchell); present at conferences 2012-13.

http://seadnetwork.wordpress.com/2012/06/11/call-for-white-papers-2/#more-187


For further information or questions about White Papers in text or video format, contact Carol Strohecker <cs@CenterforDesignInnovation.org>.

Additional Guidelines for White Papers are available at http://seadnetwork.wordpress.com/2012/06/11/white-paper-guidelines . We welcome innovative ways of using online media to articulate the arguments of the White Papers. If you wish to explore experimental publishing approaches, contact Roger Malina <rxm116130@utdallas.edu>.

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