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eSTEeM Colloquium: Pictures to Help People Think and Act

Wednesday, 7 March, 2012 - 09:00
Wednesday, 7 March, 2012 - 16:20
The Open University, Walton Hall, Milton Keynes

You are invited to a one day Colloquium organised by eSTEeM.

The Colloquium will explore the role of pictures and diagrams in learning.

Keynotes from OU and external speakers will include:

  • Why diagrams are useful? What is special about them?
  • How people use Rich Pictures to help them think and act
  • Online use of diagrams to help people
  • Communities and diagrams

These will be accompanied by two 45 minute Workshops on:

  • How to draw meaningful Rich Pictures
  • Online assessment of diagrams using iCMA

And a plenary audience feedback session.

The Colloquium will offer the chance to:

  • Explore a powerful form of human communication
  • Understand how this medium has been used in various cultures and contexts
  • Evaluate how technologies can mediate picture drawing and
  • Gain first-hand experience of rich picture making processes

It has been arranged for the Colloquium’s papers to be published in the Journal: Systemic Practice and Action Research in a special edition in the summer of 2012.

View the full programme. (PDF)

To view the Livescribes diagrams and speakers presentations, please see the 'Presentations' section under the 'Resources' tab. 

To watch a replay of the Colloquium, please visit the 'Videos' section of the 'Resources' tab.