Dear all, the following event may be of interest to (aspiring) practitioners in this area:
Podcasting workshop on Wednesday, 13th February, 2008
Venue: Meeting Room 8, CETL Offices, 1st Floor, East Perry Building, Walton Hall
Time: 9:30 a.m. – 3:00 p.m.
Organisers: Shailey Minocha and Kay Bromley, Department of Computing
The attendance is restricted to 25 participants. Deadline for receiving the position statements (as described below) is Thursday, 24th January.
The aim of this one-day workshop is to bring together colleagues across different disciplines in the University to discuss the role of podcasts in teaching and learning in distance education. The workshop will involve invited presentations by colleagues who have experience in designing, developing, and delivering podcasts in academia and industry. They will present their approaches to developing and using podcasts to address key technological, teaching and learning challenges, and the lessons learned.
The workshop will also involve group and panel discussions on the following themes: (a) pedagogical rationale for educational podcasting; (b) how podcasts could be integrated within existing course materials, or used in conjunction with existing materials on a course; (c) how podcasts could be used in conjunction with other VLE tools such as forums, blogs and wikis; (d) role of podcasts in development of academic skills such as communication, analysis and reflection.
To participate, please submit 100-words description by e-mail to Shailey Minocha, by Thursday, January, 24th describing which aspects of educational podcasting are of interest to you and why. The attendance will be confirmed by Tuesday, January, 29th.
The position statements (100-word summaries) will be placed in the workshop’s area on the Knowledge Network (KN) ahead of the workshop. Access to the workshop’s area will be restricted to the workshop attendees. The workshop discussions will be consolidated in a report which will be disseminated via the KN.