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The Shock of the Old 3: Designing and Developing for the Disciplines
One-Day Conference on Educational Technologies

University of Oxford
Said Business School
24th July 2003, 9:30 - 17:30

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09:00 - 09:30 Registration/Coffee
09:30 Welcome
09:30 - 10:15 Keynote Address
Professor Grainne Conole
Research and Graduate School of Education
University of Southampton
10:15 - 11:15 Session 1: Learners' perspectives
  • "Different shoes, same footprints? A cross-disciplinary evaluation of students' online learning experiences - preliminary findings from the SOLE project."(Powerpoint)
    Sue Timmis, Ros O'Leary, Institute for learning and Research Technology, University of Bristol

  • "Do disciplinary differences affect the ways new technologies are received - how helpful do OUr students find the various media?" (Powerpoint)
    Simon Rae, Institute of Educational Technology, The Open University
  • 11:15 - 11:45 Coffee
    11:45 - 12:45 Session 2: VLEs reconsidered
  • "Factors affecting lecturer use of virtual learning environments to support face-to-face teaching in Humanities and Social Science." (Powerpoint)
    Sue Morón-García, Institute of Educational Technology, The Open University
  • "VLEs: where is the saturation point?" (Powerpoint)
    Kate Boardman, Learning Technologies Team, University of Durham
  • 12:45 - 13:45 Lunch
    13:45 - 15:15 Session 3: Tools, Elements, Processes
  • "Using interactive elements between disciplines." (Powerpoint)
    V.K. Sieber, R. Haynes, C. Dobson, D. Holley, J. Skinner, D. Andrew, London Metropolitan University
  • "Forced to conform? Using common processes and standards to create effective eLearning." (Powerpoint)
    Marion Manton, Technology Assisted Lifelong Learning, University of Oxford
  • "Tools not content empower the teacher and learner."
    Ruth Thomas, Colin Milligan, Scottish Centre for Research into Online Learning and Assessment
  • 15:15 - 15:30 Coffee
    15:30 - 16:30 Session 4: Wider perspectives
  • "Archaeology and Learning Technologies: New Perspectives from an Online Course." (Powerpoint)
    Lucia Nixon, Simon Price, University of Oxford
  • "Reusability: cultural, political and (occasionally) technical issues." ( Powerpoint) Dawn Leeder, University of Cambridge, Paul Garrud, University of Nottingham
  • 16:30 - 17:15 Keynote Address
    "Multi-Disciplinary Perspectives on Educational Technology"
    Professor William Dutton
    Director, Oxford Internet Institute
    Oxford University

    Picture credits: 'c.1958 science class'. Taken c.1958 by an unknown photographer. London College of Fashion. Obtained through the VADS online catalogue. Image from 'Metal Ions in Solution', part of the Virtual Chemistry site, Dept of Chemistry, University of Oxford.