Friday 26 July 2013

Twitter at eLearning 2.0

We shall be using Twitterfall in the main conference room and the Twitter hashtag is #elearning2

Guide for Session Chairs

Are you chairing a session at eLearning 2.0 2013? You can download a short guide for session chairs.

Getting to the conference

elearning 2.0 2013 is being held in Brunel Business School, Brunel University on the 3rd  Floor, Eastern Gateway Building, room 324 and the adjacent open area. 

For delegates who require a car parking space, please enter the campus at the Kingston Lane entrance and at the roundabout take a right and drive over the zebra crossing and drive around the island to park in a temporary bay by the Eastern Gateway Building.

Visit the Reception Desk and let the Reception staff know that you require a visitors car park permit for the eLearning conference. 

There are car parking options in bays with red dots in either the St John’s or Sports Centre car parks located in Zone E which is a brief walk from Eastern Gateway Building.

The Eastern Gateway building is also located in Zone E on the campus map.

Conference taster

Here is an idea of some of things we will be looking at #elearning2 ...
  • Innovation and disruption in Higher Education
  • MOOCs and ethical conduct
  • Revitalizing universities' links with the public in Kazakhstan
  • Turning social media (in)activity into learning innovation and action
  • Bridging the gap between current and future states of elearning
  • eLearning and people with disabilities
  • Mobile apps and inclusivity
  • Google Sites and enhancing the learning experience
  • MOOCs: quality and credit
  • Using learner analytics to design online courses
  • Using technology affordances to develop social learning environments
  • Social media and student participation

Programme available

The draft Programme is now available. If you are presenting, be sure to check whether you have been allocated to chair a session. The Programme can be downloaded here.

Thursday 25 July 2013

The Blobz Guide to Electric Circuits

Just for interest, you might like to take a look at the Blobz Guide #elearning2

Six days and counting...

Are you ready for eLearning 2.0 2013? Chairs Jennifer and Chris have been busy finalising the Programme (available soon!). Chris has also been in Prague attending IADIS e-Learning 2013 so we have lots of ideas to share. Ignite presenters have now been informed of their delivery format. Get ready! #elearning2

Thursday 11 July 2013

Keynote Speaker - Prof Steve Warburton

Our #elearning2 Keynote Speaker this year is Professor Steven Warburton.

Steve is the Head of Department of Technology Enhanced Learning at the University of Surrey and an Associate Research Fellow at King’s Learning Institute, King’s College London. He is also a Fellow at the Centre for Distance Education at the University of London International Programmes where he leads work within the research strategy group and chairs the annual Research and Innovation in Distance and Elearning Conference. He has worked on a range of national and European projects that have included: the development a methodology for abstracting design patterns through shared expert practice; explorations of teaching practice in virtual worlds; developing pattern languages in the domains of digital identity and social media tools. More recently he has been working on digital competences and digital fluency, mobile learning, digital publishing models, open educational resources and educational analytics.

Putting Students Centre Stage

Interesting article in The Guardian Putting students centre stage: how experience and engagement differ #elearning2