e-Learning and educational technologies

Date: 9 June, 2008
Location: University of Bristol, School of Chemistry, Lecture Theatre 4
Event type: Workshop

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students in class

This workshop will showcase current projects and initiatives undertaken by Centres for Excellence in Teaching and Learning (CETLs) relating to e-learning and using technology in education in general. CETLs represented on the day will include:

The workshop is open to anyone working in higher education in the UK.

Workshop fee

There is no charge for employees and postgraduate students of publicly funded UK educational institutions. The fee for employees and postgraduate students of private institutions/organisations and non-UK institutions is £40.00.

Please note there we reserve the right to charge a £50.00 non-attendance fee.

Travel bursary

A travel bursary is available for this event. Closing date for applications is: 30 May 2008.

Provisional programme for 09 June 2008
Time Session
10.00 - 10.30 Registration and tea / coffee
10.30 - 10.40 Welcome and introduction
Professor Nick Norman, Chief Executive of Bristol ChemLabS
10.40 - 11.15 The Dynamic Lab Manual: An interactive online resource for use in teaching practical science
David Smith and Paul Wyatt (Bristol ChemLabS, University of Bristol)
11.15 - 11.45 'It's my phone and it's my second heart!': a case for mobile language learning
Cecile Tschirhart (CETL for Reusable Learning Objects, London Metropolitan University)
11.45 - 12.00 Break
12.00 - 12.45 Managing language teaching in a multimedia lab environment
David Barr and Karin Duffner (CETL for Multimedia Language Learning, University of Ulster)
12.45 - 13.45 Lunch
13.45 - 14.30 SOLSTICE In Action
Alison Mackenzi, Veronica Vernon, Laura Taylor and Adrian Cain (SOLSTICE CETL)
14.30 - 15.15 Using technology enhanced learning to promote student engagement within the classroom
Liz Burd (CETL for Active Learning in Computing, University of Durham)
15.15 - 15.30 Tea/Coffee Break
15.30 - 16.15 Blended learning; extending and enhancing the classroom
Mark Russell (Blended Learning Unit, University of Hertfordshire)
16.15 -16.45 Discussion and close