bloc // August 20, 2007

Sightsonic Educational Digital Arts Conference ⁄⁄

Date: 29 Oct 2007, 9.30am – 4.30pm
Location: england

Outline:

The digital and creative industries are fast becoming one of the biggest contributors to our economy and young people are engaging on a daily basis with new technology and media.

As part of the SightSonic year round programme this is a unique opportunity to take part in a day long conference focusing on how to use free software and downloads to enhance your classroom arts experience. The focus will be on how to use sound and image freeware/ software (such as Cubase, Sibelius and Adobe Photoshop/After effects) and web based resources (such as NuMu and Radiowaves).

They are offering practical sessions including real examples of projects, which have been successfully implemented in schools, inspiring and informing your use of technology. David Ashworth, Music and ICT Lead Consultant, National Association of Music Educators (NAME) will give a keynote speech.

The event is aimed at teachers and practitioners who work with key stages 2, 3 and 4 in ICT, Music and Visual art. You dont need any previous experience and will be given supporting materials to ensure that you have everything you need to work with.

Places are very limited, so please contact Simon Harrison, the City of York Arts and Culture, Mill House, North Street, York YO1 6JD 01904 554666, simon.harrison@york.gov.uk for a booking form.

Cost £65.

Area: not in wales