Today we had a joint research day with the Society and Information Research Group. Ten of us met at a hotel near Walton Hall. Attendees were:
Wendy, Steve, Helen, Karen, Clem, Allan, Ian, Chris, Hazel & David.
In the morning each of us had a 15 minute slot to share one or more aspects of our research with everyone. Here’s a very quick summary:
Two journal papers (one underway, one planned). Two bids submitted – one accepted, other awaiting feedback.
Proposal for an edited book (with Magnus) on the theme of Information (based on a 2007 workshop).
Further work on journal paper about using tablet PCs for feedback on assessments. May split into a technical paper and a social one.
Book proposal (co-edited with Chris Dillon) on modelling. Under consideration by Cambridge University Press.
Drafting bid on social technologies for supporting career development. Using literature on (1) careers and (2) online identity.
Revising the literature survey for the final stages of PhD. Future archival work on scientists’ early BBC radio broadcasts.
Writing his thesis on the history of computers in banking (1961-99). Archive data and oral histories.
COLMSCT project (wikis and Elluminate research). Writing book on online learning communities (publisher Routledge).
Dissemination of Women in Science and Technology project. Conference paper on career breaks and part-time working in SET.
Final stages of devoping online resources for holocaust education. Uses Moodle, wikis, forums. Need schools as testbed.