Category Archives: Conferences

Practice Strand – Patrick Mcandrew on OpenLearn experience

Practice Strand Patrick’s presentation Researching the world out there: how do we know about the users that do not tell us anything?   This strand is going to be a series of short presentations with discussions around the theme and … Continue reading

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Research Methods for Informal Learning: Mike Sharples

Mike Sharples  Recaps the Big Issues in Mobile Learning workshop in June last year in Notthingham where evaluation emerged as one of the big issues. He’s now doing a whistle-stop tour of mobile learning, highlighting the evidence that mobile learning … Continue reading

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Research Methods for Informal Learning: Giasemi Vavoula

Giasemi Vavoula  Norbert began with the welcome and usual housekeeping. Coffee isn’t until about 10:30!! Probably quite a good idea as it breaks up the morning, but I’m definitely looking forward to it.  Giasemi then stands up to is introduce … Continue reading

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Blogging as a research tool

Just finished my initial online conference chat with Christine from Salford. She saw our presentation at ALT-C in Nottingham and asked us to chat to some post-graduate students about our experiences. Rebecca and I are going to talk with them … Continue reading

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HL2007 Sheila Crew and her group from Bristol presenting at HL2007

Starts by laying out their guiding principles, that are basically that each student should have a handheld device and keep them 24/7 (ownership!). Parents involved £2 per week and teachers all receive training. Next presenter Paul Simmons, a teacher at … Continue reading

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Adrian Oldknow – New devts in handhelds for mathematics, science and technology cooperation

www.adrianoldknow.org.uk Highlights some interesting collaborations between different school departments, for example sports and maths (throwing a ball to examine trajectory, videooing it, using video analysis). Curriculum enhancement because taking suff from the PE lesson into the maths lesson. In DT … Continue reading

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HL2007 Adrian Oldknow – New devts in handhelds for mathematics, science and technology cooperation

www.adrianoldknow.org.uk Highlights some interesting collaborations between different school departments, for example sports and maths (throwing a ball to examine trajectory, videooing it, using video analysis). Curriculum enhancement because taking suff from the PE lesson into the maths lesson. In DT … Continue reading

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David Crellin of Sciencescope

A competitor of the previous presenter. Talks about the goals of widening awareness of the environment. BBC sponsored walk around Kew gardens using mobile devices and location sensitivity to access information. Then goes on to talk about intergrating sensor reading … Continue reading

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Notes from Kaleidoscope SIG meeting discussion – Handheld 2007 5pm – 6:30pm

The following is my record of the discussion that took place at the end of the Kaleidoscope meeting about where we should go once the funding runs out. It hasn’t been checked by anybody else who was there, so please … Continue reading

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Mike Sharples – European Mobile Learning SIG meeting

http://mlearning-noe-kaleidoscope.org/ Mike started by asking how many people were not members of the SIG – quite a lot so he put up the website and gave some background to the mobile learning sig   Pointed people at the website. http://mlearning.noe-kaleidoscope.org/Encouraged … Continue reading

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