eLearning Digest No 172 – December 2018

This digest contains:

  • UK conferences & workshops
  • Online learning and adult education MOOCs
  • Short external news items

Professional Development

UK Conferences & Workshops

21-23 Jan Oxford 8th Academic International Conference on Multi-Disciplinary Studies and Education – AICMSE 2019. [CONAL]
30 Jan London 13th International Conference on Language, Education, and Innovation 2019. [CONAL]
30-31 Jan Birmingham STEM Conference 2019: Delivering Next Generation Teaching in STEM. [HEA]
13-14 Feb London Learning Technologies conference. [LearnUpon]
22 Feb Belfast Academics in the digital university: current trends and future challenges. [SRHE]
2-4 Mar Cambridge IEEE–2019 8th International Conference on Educational and Information Technology (ICEIT 2019).  [CONAL]
7-9 Mar London International Conference on Advanced Research in Education. [CONAL]
12 Mar London Next steps for widening participation in higher education.  [Westminster Forum]
16-17 Mar London FEAST Conference on Computer Science, Artificial Intelligence & Technology (AIT-19). [CONAL]
27-29 Mar London 2019 2nd International Conference on Big Data and Education (ICBDE 2019).  [CONAL]
28 Mar London Technology in HE: the future of learning environments, the use of AI and the impact of online courses. [Westminster Forum]
9-10 Apr London 4th ICRTEL 2019 – International Conference on Research in Teaching, Education & Learning. [CONAL]
30 Apr London Next steps for degree apprenticeships in England – funding, quality assurance and widening participation. [Westminster Forum]
29-30 May Milton Keynes Change Agents’ Network (CAN) 2019.  [Katharine Reedy]
10-11 Apr Galway OER19 Recentering open: critical and global perspectives. [ALT]
18 Jun London EdTechXEurope 2019. [EdTechX]
3-4 Jul Manchester CILIP Conference 2019.  [CILIP]
10-12 Jul Durham 4th International Conference on Information and Education Innovations (ICIEI 2019). [CONAL]
24-26 Jul Belfast Twenty-Sixth International Conference on Learning. [CONAL]
25-26 Jul London Sixth International Conference on eBusiness, eCommerce, eManagement, eLearning and eGovernance (IC5E) 2019.  [CONAL]

Online learning and adult education MOOCs

 

24 Dec (4 wks) Learning, Knowledge, and Human Development, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign [Coursera]
31 Dec (5 wks x 5 hrs) Learning to Teach Online, University of New South Wales [Coursera]
31 Dec (5 wks x 4 hrs) Advanced Instructional Strategies in the Virtual Classroom, University of California, Irvine [Coursera]
31 Dec (4 wks) New Learning: Principles and Patterns of Pedagogy, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign [Coursera]
6 Jan (4 wks) Teaching Adult Learners, Central Institute of Technology [Open2Study]
7 Jan (2 wks x 2 hrs) Learning online: reflecting and sharing, University of Leeds [FutureLearn]
7 Jan (4 wks) Literacy Teaching and Learning: Aims Approaches and Pedagogies, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign [Coursera]
7 Jan (3 wks x 3 hrs) Understanding Diversity and Inclusion, Purdue University [FutureLearn]
7 Jan (4 wks) e-Learning Ecologies: Innovative Approaches to Teaching and Learning for the Digital Age, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign [Coursera]
11 Feb (4 wks x 4 hrs) The Online Educator: People and Pedagogy, The Open University [FutureLearn]
21 Jan (9 wks x 1 hr) (HE) Applying & leading assessment in student affairs, Colorado State University [Canvas]
12 Feb (4 wks x 3 hrs) Qualitative Research Methods: Conversational Interviewing, Massachusetts Institute of Technology [edX]

Self-paced online learning and adult education MOOCs and BOCs

A selection of short courses can be found on the OU Learning Design self-paced learning webpage.  These can be studied at your convenience to fit in with other commitments.


External News

 As everybody is short of time this month, we have a small selection of short news items to share. Normal service will resume in January.


 And Finally…

[BBC]

For those who celebrate, seasons greetings! Just in case you need Christmas dinner inspiration, we’d like to share a selection of unusual options including the ‘three-course Christmas dinner pasty’, a deep-fried Christmas dinner and Christmas dinner pizza.