Events

Note – unless stated otherwise, all events are 11:00 -12:00 GMT and are held online in MS Teams.

All are welcome, contact CALRG at calrg@open.ac.uk if you would like the invitation link to any session.

We are beginning to make recordings for previous sessions available where possible, contact us if you wish to see a particular session.

Summer term 2021

In this series, we will have colleagues from IET, including Rob, Simon, Jane, Maria, sharing their research on open education, teacher development and supporting learning during Covid-19. Agnes, Bart and Corina will also hold a session on the Innovating Pedagogy 2021 introducing some of the topics covered. Our alumni Katy will also talk about her work on Ed-tech hub while Mike will introduce mobile learning through 10 objects.

Beside colleagues in IET, we are also pleased to be able to invite teams from WELS to talk about their research on MOOCs, language learning, and e-health.

Spring term 2021

7th January: Informal session: welcome back to CALRG for 2021! Bring a cup of tea and tell us what you’d like us to cover in future sessions, tell us your edtech plans for 2021!

14th January: NOTE: earlier 10:00 start (UK time) Ram Ashish Giri (Monash University, Australia); Saraswati Dawadi (Open University); Sagun Shrestha (Dublin City University, Ireland); Saifa Haque (East West University, Bangladesh): Teachers’ Preparations for Online Education in Emergencies: A Study of Response to Covid-19 Pandemic in Bangladesh and Nepal.

21st January: Johanna Hall, IET: Using Digital Entertainment Games to Support the Expression and Development of Creativity in Players

28th January: Thea Herodotou, IET :Online citizen science: An effective way of engaging young people with science or not?

4th February: Tina Papathoma, IET: Guidance on How Learning at Scale Can be Made More Accessible

11th February: Claire Hedges, Tom Power (International Development Office, OU): IGATE-T (Zimbabwe): A study of how mobile phones were used to recruit and equip community volunteers

18th February: Tony Carr, University of Capetown, South Africa: How online conferences can enhance professional networking and development of practitioners and researchers

25th February: Tim Coughlan, IET: GCRF Pathways for Learning: supporting African teacher education

4th March: Nils Bucholtz, University of Cologne: Digitally supported math trails for extra-curricular learning

11th March: Rebecca Ferguson, IET: Developing a Framework of Fun

18th March: Mark Gaved, IET: Summer of CALRG! an ideas exchange and informal session

25th March: Louise Drumm, Edinburgh Napier University: Building your own map: academic careers in digital education

1st April: Easter Break

8th April: Easter Break

 

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