We do hope you enjoyed the day!
Below, you can access the presentation slides from the conference.
Outline of the day:
9.30 - 10.00 Arrival, coffee, registration
10.00 Welcome from Associate Professor Digby Warren
10.15 Welcome from Debbie Holley, Sandra Sinfield & Tom Burns
10.30 - 11.30 Contextual games for learning: a creative workshop
Games can be used to quickly set up rich contexts for learning: this fun, fast-paced workshop draws on key principles from games design to help participants develop and create their own simple games for any disciplinary context.
Alex Moseley | University of Leicester
11.30-12.30 ** Introducing augmented reality
This interactive session will introduce you to Augmented Reality (AR) and its potential for teaching and learning. It will cover how to source and repurpose existing resources; how to create your own artefacts and share ideas for different classroom contexts.
**It would be appreciated if participants download the Aurasma 'App' (free from the App store/ and Android) if they are bring a SMART device with them, but we will also have spare devices to ensure an inclusive approach.
Debbie Holley, Mike Hobbs, Philip Howlett | Anglia Ruskin University
12.30-1.30 Lunch and networking
1.30- 2.30 Creating study resources using screencasting (In TMG-09)
This interactive session looks at how you can use screencasting software to create learning resources and give feedback to students. It draws on the 'trial and error' experience of the University of Reading Study Advice team when producing a suite of tutorials on essay writing and referencing and it gives participants the opportunity to experiment with free Jing screencasting software to start making their own resources.
Dr Michelle Reid | University of Reading
2.30/ 2.45 Shuffle and comfort break
2.45- 3.45 LEGO®SERIOUSPLAY®
The LEGO®SERIOUSPLAY® methodology is an innovative process designed to enhance innovation and business performance. Based on research which shows that this kind of hands-on, minds-on learning produces a deeper, more meaningful understanding of the world and its possibilities, the LEGO®SERIOUSPLAY® methodology deepens the reflection process and supports effective dialogue- for everyone.
“You can learn more about a person in an hour of play than you can from a lifetime of conversation” – Plato
Graham Barton & Zeynab Suka-Bill | UAL & London College of Communication
3.45- 4.00 Summary, thanks, depart
If you have any queries, please contact Amaechi Echedolu firstname.lastname@example.org with your name, institution and email address.
Time: 9.30 am - 16.00 pm
Venue: London Metropolitan University,
166-220 Holloway Road