[vet-mm] Free Event: ICT Week & Careers Expo - still time to register...Secondary

Paul Wright paulw at vitta.org.au
Thu Jul 4 14:16:04 EST 2013



The ICT Week & Careers Expo is a day of free events for you and your class.

We have a large number of registrations, so this will be an exciting day
based around the State Library on Wednesday 17 July 2013, from 10:00 am -
3:00 pm.
Some sessions in the ICT & Careers Expo are filling up fast, but there are
still sessions with room for you and your students.  There is something for

Once you register yourself and your students as attending the ICT & Careers
Expo, then you can register for the individual sessions.

Print out your ICT & Careers Expo tickets and place them in the barrel in
the State Library for the prize draw at the end of the day.

Make sure your students have their travel card so they can easily move
between venues if they need to. All of the venues are only a few minutes
apart along the Swanston St tramline.


There is plenty to choose from including the following:


1.     Screen Worlds (ACMI @ Federation Square)
Free self guided tour - max 30 students per session
Register for the morning session at
http://www.acmi.net.au/screen_worlds.aspx or the afternoon session at

2.     Shaun Tan: The Lost Thing (ACMI @ Federation Square)
The lost Thing is a short animated film about a boy who discovers a bizarre
lost creature at the beach and sets out to find a 'place' for the creature
to reside. 
The exhibition traces the development of The Lost Thing from book to film,
including concept drawings, storyboards, creature design and interviews with
Shaun Tan and the creative team behind the enigmatic film.
Shaun Tan is a Melbourne-based freelance artist and illustrator whose award
winning children's books deal with social, political and historical subjects
through surreal, dream-like imagery.
The Lost Thing won an Oscar for the Best Animated Short Film in 2011.
Register for the morning session at
http://www.vitta.org.au/events/event/the-lost-thing-acmi or the afternoon
session at http://www.vitta.org.au/events/event/the-lost-thing-acmi-pm 

3.      The Living Library (State Library of Victoria)
The Living Library is an interactive, multimodal and engaging trail around
the Library, led by Library Education officer.
Students create an image archive through the exploration of the library as
an historical and cultural entity - past, present and future.
Small groups of Years 7-10 students use iPad minis to take photos and record
observations describing their personal experience of the library today and
its story. 
Register for this session at

4.      Competition Workshop - Sounds and Songs Inspired by the Dome (State
Library of Victoria)
Come, get inspired and get creative for this new competition. Use your own
device for this activity.
Help celebrate the centennial of the Reading Dome at the State Library of
Victoria and create your interpretation of 'Sounds of the Dome'.
Winning pieces will be played during the anniversary celebrations in
November and winners will be invited to attend.
Sponsored by State Library of Victoria in conjunction with JB Hi-Fi 
Register for the afternoon session at

5.     Digital Artist - (NGV International)
Students are invited to bring their digital tablets into the gallery.
Working with an Educator they create a digital gallery of works to share
back at school.
Students explore artworks and use them to inspire their own digital art with
apps such as Drawing Pad (recommended), Doodle Buddy, Brushes, iSketchbook
or similar. 
Register for the morning session at
http://www.vitta.org.au/events/event/digital-artist-at-the-ngv or the
afternoon session

6.     Music Production - (Digital Learning Hub at Arts Centre Melbourne)
Spend an enervating hour at the Digital Learning Hub at Arts Centre
Melbourne learning basic techniques of music composition - no previous
experience required!
You'll work with our educators to learn about loop-based music creation,
sampling and arranging using ACID by Sony and create your own piece of music
along the way. 
Students can bring a USB stick to take their music away with them or have
their work emailed to them.
Register for the morning session at
ng-hub-at-arts-centre-melbourne-am or the afternoon session at

Don't forget the Careers Forum at

You can see the full program for the day at

We at VITTA look forward to seeing you at the ICT Week & Careers Expo.



Paul Wright
VITTA - Project Office
T: +61 3 9495 6836
F: +61 3 9495 6834
E: paulw at vitta.org.au 
W: www.vitta.org.au
Suite 209, 134-136 Cambridge St,
Collingwood, VIC, 3066, Australia
VITTA ~ supporting ICT Educators anywhere, any time

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