Recommended external events.
|Friday, 15 November 2013|
| This event has been put together by the SRHE Student Experience Network and the Digital University Network, We will be exploring the role of technology on the student experience, with a focus on research that has engaged students and investigates their experiences11:00am Coffee and registration
11:45am Jeremy Segrott, Cardiff University, ‘Connecting academic writers – the #Acwri Twitter group’.
1:30pm Melissa Highton, University of Oxford, ‘Researching the Digital Student Experience of Oxford University’
2:15pm Eve Stirling, University of Sheffield, ‘Stories from Facebook’
3:00pm Panel with questions from Twitter
3:30pm Tea and close
This one day conference is about current MOOC (Massive Open Online Courses) research, experience and development. A key focus of the event is on exploring the impact of MOOCs, how data is created, used and analysed and to consider the potential of MOOCs in education. Organised by ALT’s Special Interest Group for MOOCs, the conference will bring together practitioners and researchers to discuss, discover and define the evolving MOOC landscape
16-18th June 2014
The Sage, Gateshead (UK)
The 6IIPC will showcase ground breaking research by world-renowned academics in a series of keynote sessions, as well as an array of interactive sessions on plagiarism and academic integrity.
The 2012 5IIPC saw over 250 delegates from 31 countries, our biggest conference yet, and next year promises to be even bigger and better.
The 20th annual conference of the Association for Learning Technology will be held at the East Midlands Conference Centre, University of Nottingham from 10-12 September 2013
Over three days, altc2013 will bring together more than 500 participants from all over the world to solve problems, explore, reflect, influence and learn, and features keynote sessions from:
- Stephen Downes – senior researcher for Canada’s National Research Council and a leading proponent of the use of online media and services in education
- Dame Wendy Hall - Dean of the University of Southampton’s Faculty of Physical and Applied Sciences and former President of the Association for Computing Machinery
- Rachel Wenstone – Vice-President (Higher Education) of the National Union of Students
This year’s conference includes a special celebratory evening and awards ceremony on the Wednesday evening to celebrate both the 20th annual conference and the 20th anniversary of ALT.
The Bodleian Libraries are running a Wikipedia ‘Editathon’ in support of the Bodleian-developed online resource QueenVictoriasJournals.com. The aim of the session is to improve Wikipedia coverage of individuals and events mentioned by Queen Victoria in her journals. The event takes place at the Radcliffe Science Library next Friday 24 May, from 1-4pm.
We are hoping that we’ll have good turnout on the day from interested students… and maybe even staff!