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Chris is the Digital Learning Technologies Manager for the University of the Arts London, Camberwell, Chelsea & Wimbledon (CCW) colleges of art. Chris provides leadership and guidance to the PVC and College Executive for the effective development and management of digital learning to meet aims and values across all areas of academic and College provision contributing to the future scoping and defining requirements and specifications.

Chris has project managed a number of JISC and HEA funded projects including the Developing Digital Literacies programme and in 2012 completed a year-long SCORE fellowship at the Open University. Chris initiated two voluntary unfunded projects in 2007 process.arts a massive open online community sharing learning & teaching in the arts and in 2013 artsmooc.org exploring the development of massive open online courses within the arts. Chris is an artist with paintings in corporate and private collections and is currently exploring the development of physical & virtual arts learning communities as a form of arts practice.

Chris has presented nationally and internationally, see conferences and presentations here.

Twitter: @chrisfollowsart and @CCWPostDigital

Chris Follows
Digital Learning Technologies Manager
Camberwell Chelsea Wimbledon College of Arts
University of the Arts London

Office: E113 Chelsea
Mobile: 07703887845
Mobex: 3447

Twitter: @CCWPostDigital

 

University of the Arts London
Chelsea college of Art and design
CCW (Camberwell Chelsea Wimbledon)
16 John Islip Street
London
SW1P 4JU

Other Social media:

Academia: http://emilywardill.academia.edu/ChrisFollows
Linkedin: http://www.linkedin.com/pub/chris-follows/29/661/9b4
Slide Share: http://www.slideshare.net/ProcessArts
YouTube: http://www.youtube.com/user/ProcessArts?feature=watch

Selected UAL/CCW work:

 - Exploring free & open education at University of the Arts London

-  Online learning at Camberwell Chelsea & Wimbledon Colleges of Art (CCW)

-  Online identities projects at UAL 

-  Exploring Online Presence in Creative Practice (Student led symposium)

-  Online Identities Pilot Programme 2013/14

-  MakerSpace for Open Practice

-  Digital Literacies - DIAL 2011 - 2013 Executive Summary graphic and PDF versions and DIAL 2014



All Conferences and Presentations

UAL | National | International 

SCORE HEA

Other projects include:

process.arts

http://process.arts.ac.uk A Massive Open Online Community, Sharing Global Innovation in the Arts. Thousands of FREE Art & Design OER to use & enjoy, you can also add your own. Twitter: @ProcessArtsUAL

NAM: Conflict and media 

Online archive and student research website including rich media archive crowd sourcing community.

http://conflictandmedia.arts.ac.uk/ -  http://blogs.arts.ac.uk/conflictandmedia


Arts Practice

Chris is a painter http://www.chrisfollows.com/

Paintings Work in corporate and private collections:

The Professional Football Association (PFA) Manchester, D Jones and J Morris Directors of the Business Design Centre, R. Kaller-Kimche Inc New York, Rumi Verjee of Thomas Goode & Co Limited and Nilsson Architects, won BHF Bank Painting Prize

'The Boat' - 2006 - Acrylic Paint and perforated mesh - re:INVENTING exhibition 22nd May – 28th July 2006. A collaboration between ING Wholesale Banking, National Marinetime Museum Greenwich and Wimbledon School of Art. The Exhibition will show artists response to the ING and NMM collections.

Chris Follows Malcolm Morley - more Defunct Football ground - more detail Open Studios

 

"The DIAL project was an immensely ambitious 2 year JISC funded project that was led by Chris Follows.  Chris approached the work of the project with extreme dedication, enthusiasm and passion for the subject area and the unique approach that DIAL adopted in supporting staff digital literacy development.  Chris not only exceeded the overall objectives of the project and produced a report and set of resources that brought accolades from the funders, but he also disseminated the work more broadly, speaking at national and international events about DIAL. Chris, over the past 2 years, has grown to be recognised as a national expert, often being invited to participate or speak at high profile events.  The DIAL project has also most importantly had a significant impact on UAL staff and students with ample evidence of its success is enabling communities to develop digital skills to meet their specific needs.

In addition to his outstanding work on the DIAL project Chris has worked extensively outside of his formal roles to develop and grow a community around a social media platform called processarts, designed to enable sharing of practice in the arts.  The platform has been an essential component of the success of the DIAL project and other JISC funded projects like ALTO, acting as a key focal point for sharing resources and building virtual community around particular areas of practice.  Processarts has recently been adopted by UAL as an institutional tool which is a further testament to the usefulness of the tool and the benefits it has brought the art and design community."

Nancy Turner, Programme Director, Gwenna Moss Centre for Teaching Effectiveness. University of Saskatchewan

 

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