Iain Macdonald

Iain Macdonald

Dr Iain Macdonald

Associate Professor

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Advisory panels and expert committees or witness

  • Curriculum Board of the National Society for Art & Design Education (NSEAD).

 

External Examining/Validations

  • MA Motion Graphics, Letterkenny Institute of Technology, Ireland
  • MA Graphic Moving Image, London College of Communication, University of the Arts London

 

Fellowships and Awards

  • BAFTA Nomination ‘People’s Century’
  • Fellow of Royal Society of Arts
  • Senior Fellow of Higher Education Academy
  • International Broadcast Designers Association Bronze ‘TV Dinners’
  • International Broadcast Designers Association Silvers ‘Taking Liberties’, ‘Arena’

 

Invited Speaker

  • ‘Looking East, learning through Art and Design processes’ with Firth R. International Journal of Art & Design Education Conference, Chester
  • ‘Re-constructing “Culture of Learning” – International Student Experiences in China and the UK’, with Firth, R., Foster, M. and Zhou, V. HEA Annual Conference, Aston University
  • ‘Shifting the Focus: Listening to Students’, with Ash, A. International Journal of Art & Design Education Conference, Liverpool
  • ‘Shifting the Focus’, with Ash, A. International Journal of Art & Design Education Conference, Liverpool
  • ‘Shining the Light on the Cultural Aspects of Student Mobility: reflections on a cross-faculty collaborative project’. With Foster, M. and Firth, R. Teaching Fellows Conference, Edinburgh Napier University
  • ‘The New Television Graphic Designer: a new bricoleur?’ Transformations in Broadcasting Conference, Leeds
  • ‘The Changing Technological and Commercial Environment for BBC Graphic Design’, Film and Media Conference, London
  • ‘Digital gardens with real toads in them: the place of heritage media in a digital art and design education’. DRS CUMULUS International Conference for Design Education Researchers, Oslo, Norway
  • ‘Interdisciplinary Methodologies in Different Cultures of Learning: Apples and Pears?’, with Firth, R., International Journal of Art & Design Education Conference, Liverpool
  • ‘How can design education develop intercultural competencies using critical approaches to global consumerism?’ With MacLeod, M. AIGA Design Educators Conference, York University, Toronto, Canada
  • ‘How can design education develop intercultural competencies for professional practice and global citizenship?’ With MacLeod, M. DRS CUMULUS International Conference for Design Educators Conference, Milan, Italy
  • ‘Hyperrealism to Metamedium: how can television audience engagement be affected by different production techniques in channel and programme branding?’ Titles, Teasers and Trailers Conference, University of Edinburgh
  • ‘Exploring the Benefits and Challenges to Student Mobility – What do we Know About our Students’ Perceptions of Their Own and Host Culture of Learning’. With Foster, M. Learning, Teaching and Assessment Conference, Edinburgh Napier University
  • ‘Five go to Mozambique: a film of how design students develop intercultural competencies for professional practice and global citizenship.’ Society of Research in Higher Education Conference, Newport, Wales

 

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