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CALRG Conference 2014

CALRG Annual Conference  - Day One – June 10 2014

Jennie Lee Building, Meeting Room 1

  Session I
9:45-10:15 MOOCs, Learning Analytics and Higher Education: Perspectives on a recent study leave visit to the USA
Eileen Scanlon
10:15-10:45 Squaring the open circle: resolving the iron triangle and the interaction equivalence theorem
Andy Lane
10:45-11:15 Exploring digital scholarship in the context of openness and engagement
Richard Holliman, Ann Grand, Anne Adams and Trevor Collins
11:15-11:30 TEA/COFFEE
  Session II
11:30-11:55 The OpenupEd quality label: benchmarks for MOOCs
Jon Rosewell
11:55-12:20 From theory to practice: can openness improve the quality of OER research?
Rebecca Pitt, Beatriz de-los-Arcos, Rob Farrow
12:20-12:45 Open Research into Open Education: The Role of Mapping and Curation
Rob Farrow
12:45-13:10 Strategies for Successful MOOC learning: The Voice from the World Record Breaker
Bernard Nkuyubwatsi
13:10-14:00 LUNCH
  Session III
14:00-14:25 The role of feedback in the under-attainment of ethnic minority students: Evidence from distance education
John T.E. Richardson, Bethany Alden Rivers and Denise Whitelock
14:25-14:50 Evaluating serious experiences in games
Jo (Ioanna) Iacovides
14:50-15:15 Social media for informal minority language learning: exploring Welsh learners’  practices
Ann Jones
15:15-15:30 TEA/COFFEE
  Session IV
15:30-15:55 What students want: designing learning to optimise engagement in digital literacy skills development
Ingrid Nix and Marion Hall

Recording online synchronous tutorials to support learning
Pauline Bloss, Elisabeth Clifford, Chris Niblett and Elke St.John

16:20-16:40 CLOSE


CALRG Annual Conference - Day Two  – June 11 2014

 Jennie Lee Building, Meeting Room 1

  Session V
9:40-10:05 ‘nQuire-it’: The design and evaluation of a mission-based web platform for citizen inquiry science learning
Christothea Herodotou, Eloy Villasclaras- Fernández , Mike Sharples
10:05-10:30 3D Virtual Geology Field Trips: Opportunities and Limitations (more info)
Shailey Minocha, Sarah-Jane Davies, Brian Richardson and Tom Argles
10:30-10:55 Juxtalearn:  From Practice into Practice 
Anne Adams and Gill Clough
10:55-11:15 TEA/COFFEE
  Session VI
11:15-11:40 Citizen Inquiry: From rocks to clouds
Maria Aristeidou, Eileen Scanlon, Mike Sharples
11:40-12:05 Imagining TM351 – Virtual Machines and Interactive Notebooks
Tony Hirst
12:05-12:30 MASELTOV - mobile incidental learning services to support language learning and the social inclusion of recent immigrants
Agnes Kukulska-Hulme, Eileen Scanlon, Ann Jones, Mark Gaved
12:30-12:55 Knowledge Transfer Partnership: Booktrust and the Open University
Natalia Kucirkova, Karen Littleton, Teresa Cremin and Laura Venning
12:55-14:00 LUNCH
  Session VII
14:00-14:25 Flipped teachers’ views of the impact of open practices on students
Beatriz de los Arcos
14:25-14:50 The pedagogical design, user profile and evaluation of a Mobile app to teach beginners’ Chinese characters
Fernando Rosell-Aguilar and Kan Qian
14:50-15:15 Models of Disability, Models of Learning, Accessibility and Learning Technologies
Martyn Cooper
15:15-15:30 TEA/COFFEE
  Session VIII
15:30-15:55 Computer-marked assessment as learning analytics
Sally Jordan
15:55-16:20 Open Essayist: Opening automatic support for students drafting summative essays
Denise Whitelock ,John Richardson, Debora Field, Stephen Pulman
16:20-16:45 Findings from a survey of undergraduate use of mobile devices for OU study
Simon Cross, Graham Healing, Mike Sharples
16:45-17:00 CLOSE