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The Shock of the Old 2007: Shock of the Social

One-Day Conference on Educational Technologies

University of Oxford, Said Business School, 22nd March 2007

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27/03/07 New Additions: Powerpoints and Audio files have been added next to the talks

9:00 Registration and coffee

9:30 Welcome - Head of Learning Technologies Group, University of Oxford

Session 1

9.40 Keynote: Social Software and Personal Learning Environments: Do they really fit with Formal Education?
Dr. Terry Anderson, Professor and Canada Research Chair in Distance Education, Athabasca University
Presentation and Audio MP3

10.15 Does Web 2.0 Herald The End Of In-House Development And Provision Of IT Services?
Paul Walk and Brian Kelly
UKOLN, University of Bath
Presentation Audio MP3

Audience survey and discussion

11:00 Coffee

11:15 Session 2

11:15 Empowering student participation in face-to-face classes using Blogs
Dr Sara Parvis and Dr Jessie Patterson, School of Divinity, University of Edinburgh

11:50 Harnessing Mobile Technology to Support Placement Learning
Prof. Susan J Lea,Lynne Callaghan and Matt Newcombe
Centre for Excellence in Professional Placement Learning, University of Plymouth

12:25 Collaborative requirements development in a wiki on a software engineering course
Shailey Minocha, Pete G. Thomas, Niall Slater and Martha Hause,
The Open University

13:00 Buffet Lunch served in the Said Reception Rooms

13:50 Session 3 Parallel Sessions

- Parallel Session 3A

13:50 The role of social software in supporting the tutor.
John Morrison
Director, Blackboard Beyond User Communities, Blackboard

14:25 Successful Web 2.0 in higher education - the importance of information design
Prof.Clive Holtham
Cass Business School, City of London University

15:00 Blogging to support Inquiry-based Learning (IBL)
A.Cox, P.Levy, S.Webber and P.Stordy
Department of Information Studies, University of Sheffield

- Parallel Session 3B

13:50 Using Podcasts to support constructive learning
Dr. Trevor Barker
University Fellow in Teaching and Learning, Department of Computer Science, University of Hertfordshire

14:25 Social networking tools as learning environments - enhancing or disruptive, and who says so?
Susannah Diamond
Learning and Teaching Institute, Sheffield Hallam

15:00 Born Digital: From Digital Natives to e-Researchers?
Dr. Ralph Schroeder, Andrew Warr, Prof. Paul Jeffreys and Dr. Mike Fraser,
Oxford Internet Institute and Oxford e-Research Centre, University of Oxford

15:30 Coffee

15.50 Session 4

15:50 Self-disclosure online- a case study from a Psychotherapy Studies course
Chris Blackmore
School of Health and Related Research, University of Sheffield

16:25 Keynote

Joining the conversation: Ripples on Water / Echoes in the Dark
Randy Metcalfe, Manager, OSS Watch, University of Oxford

17:15 Formal close of conference

17:15 - 7pm All delegates are invited to attend a wine reception at the Said Business School

Note: as in previous years, this conference will be in conjunction with the annual Beyond debate - 'Beyond The Search Engine' on the following day, Friday 23rd March.

P.Robinson, Learning Technologies Group,
Oxford University Computing Services,

Venue: Said Business School at the University of Oxford.

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