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E-Learning Symposium 2012

Added by laurencegeorgin on 2011-12-09

Conference Dates:

Start Date Start Date: 2012-01-26
Last Date Last Day: 2012-01-27

Conference Contact Info:

Contact Person Contact Person: Sue Nash
Email Email: llas@soton.ac.uk
Address Address: Avenue Campus, University of Southampton, Southampton, Hampshire, SO17 1BJ, United Kingdom
Phone Tel: +44 (0)23 8059 4814
Phone Fax: +44 (0)23 8059 4815

Conference Description:

The LLAS Centre's 7th Annual e-Learning symposium will feature the following :

Keynote Speakers:

Professor Claire Warwick, Professor of Digital Humanities; Head of the Department of Information Studies at University College London; Director of the UCL Centre for Digital Humanities; and Vice-Dean for Research for the Faculty of Arts and Humanities
Dr. Mark Stansfield, Reader in Learning Technologies, University of the West of Scotland
Margaret Southgate, Senior Lecturer, Department of Languages, The Open University in Wales

This popular symposium is a 2-day event which combines practical activities and guidance with inspiring ideas to fuel the imagination!

Hear about the latest research and practice in technology-enhanced learning related to LLAS subjects and Higher education generally
attend our practical workshops for discussion, guidance and tips on teaching and learning with technology
Topics to be covered will include:

An exploration of the impact of technology on humanities research and teaching
Analysis of the power of game-based learning in student motivation and engagement for language learning
Description of research and key findings from a recent publication on effective methods for blended teaching
Using social media for peer feedback and discussion boards in translation classes
Blended approaches to pre-sessional courses for EAP students
Language learning in virtual worlds
Presentation of an e-tool linking issues of employability to language learning
Investigations into the use of Apps and smartphone technology in language learning
Student experiences of technology in different cultural contexts
Social networking in tandem learning
Blogs for Spanish medical students
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