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Shock of the Old 2009 - Digital literacy: the role of new media in the HE curriculum


[Programme][Venue and Accomodation] [Previous Shock of the Old]

08.30 Early Bird Session 'Teaching How to Ride a Bicycle: A View from Oxford's IT Learning Programme'
09.00  Registration and coffee
09.30 Conference proper starts
09:45 Keynote - Lynne O'brien, Director of Instructional Technology at Duke University, USA
  The Duke Digital Initiative: Institutionalizing Technology Innovation
10:25 Dr Tabetha Newman, Timmus Ltd, consultant to BECTA
 Consequences of a Digital Literacy review: moving from terminology to action
10:45 Anthony McNeill - De-privileging the digital
 Academic literacies and the challenge of new technologies
11:15 Coffee

11:35 Phil Gravestock and Martin Jenkins, University of Gloucestershire
 Evaluating digital story telling 
12:10 Ricardo Kompen, Universitat Politecnica de Catalunya,
 Palitha Edirisingha and Richard Mobbs, University of Leicester
 Web 2.0 based PLEs: building order into the chaos of the wilderness 
12:45 Josie Fraser, ALT Learning Technologist of the year
 Digital Literacy: the new challenge in HE

13:00– 13:50  LUNCH                   

13:50 Keynote- Miles Metcalfe, Head of IT Research and Development at Ravensbourne College
 Ravensbourne Tomorrow
14:25 Fergal Corscadden and Dr John McCullagh, Stranmills University College  
 Developing  enquiry, interaction and collaboration skills through technology-enhanced learning 
15:00 Dr Ken Kahn and Howard Noble, OUCS, University of Oxford
 Computer Modelling Literacy – Why and How 
15:30 Tea

15:50 Dr Chris Davies, Department of Education, University of Oxford 
 Student voices: learner practices and skills interpreted in framework of media literacy 
16:25 Panel session exploring the themes of the day

17.15 Close, wine reception

Poster sessions

1) Developing Communities of Practice to promote creative online learning in a blended environment

Bill Miller, University of Birmingham

2) A community IT centre as a third space where positive identities develop

George Roberts, Oxford Brookes University

3) Digital Citizenship - Building the Capacity for Citizenship in a Digital Context

Julia Fotheringham, Scotland’s Colleges

4) Using web2.0 technologies to support academic writing (AWESOME: Academic Writing Empowered by Social Online Mediated Environments)

Kathrin Kaufhold (Aisha Walker, Lydia Lau, Rebecca O’Rourke, Sirisha Bajanki, Vania Dimitrova) University of Leeds.

5) Higher Education, mobile learning and Modern Foreign Languages: The importance of the human factor

Nathalie Ticheler, London Metropolitan University

6) The Erewhon project

Tim Fernando, Oxford University

7) Instruction Methods for Solving Word Problems in Mathematics Education

Yukari Shirota Faculty of Economics, Gakushuin University (JAPAN)

8) Language Box: Simple Sharing Of Everyday Teaching Materials

Patrick McSweeney, David E. Millard and Yvonne Howard Learning Societies Lab, University of Southampton

9) Developing digital literacies in a wiki environment

Richard Francis – Head of E-learning, Oxford Brookes University Steve Burholt – E-learning systems developer, Oxford Brookes University

10) Mass Digitisation and Visualizing: The Great War Archive

Alun Edwards and Kate Lindsay. Oxford University Great War Archive

11) Students' Use of Wikis for Creating Academic Learning Futures

Sandra Romenska, University of Leicester

12) Widening Peer Mentoring Among Postgraduate Tutors Using a Wiki Environment in the School of Divinity

Dr Sara Parvis, Dr Jessie Paterson and Mr Jason Wardley, Edinburgh University

13) Student-created podcasts to support transition from school to university

Dr Palitha Edirisingha, Dr Chris Cane and Dr Samuel Nikoi, University of Leicester.