Show & TEL 22.02.22

Tuesday 22nd February (13:40-16:00)
Link to Recording 

Please note we will be starting slightly later than originally advertised, at 13.40 pm, and the presentation on Redesigning Project Pathways has been removed from the agenda.

Join us online for the next openTEL Show & TEL seminar, chaired by Christothea Herodotou and presentations from Gerald Evans, Dot Coley, Alice Gallagher, Koula Charitonos, Rachel Mcmullan, Saraswati Dawadi, Felipe Tessarolo, Maria Aristeidou and Theofanis Orphanoudakis.

All are welcome! Please contact openTEL for an invite.


Show & TEL Nov. 2021: Agenda & Abstracts



Tuesday 2nd November (09.30 – 12.30)
09.30 – 10.10 Welcome & introduction: Eileen Scanlon: Celebrating openTEL
10.10 – 10.50 Trevor Collins & Shailey Minocha – The pedagogical design of a badged open course on the ‘Scholarship of Teaching and Learning in STEM’
10.50 – 11.00 BREAK
11.00 – 11.40 Koula Charitonos – “We have dealt with this covid situation randomly”: a peer ethnographic approach to researching approaches to English language teaching in refugee contexts
11.40 – 12.20 Kathy Chandler –  students’ experiences of synchronous online tutorials in health and social care
12.20 – 12.30 Afterword & Close

Wednesday 3rd November (10.00 – 12.30)
10.00 – 10.10
10.10 – 10.50 Mark Gaved, Saraswati Dawadi, Agnes Kukulska-Hulme – ReMaLIC: how English and ICT can reduce or reinforce marginalisation in education
10.50 – 11.30 Victoria Murphy – The Trouble With EdTech in Organisations
11.30 – 11.40 BREAK
11.40 – 12.20 Xinyu Huang – Interact with Holographic AIs
12.20 – 12.30 Afterword & Close


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Show & TEL 2nd & 3rd November 2021: Call for Presenters

openTEL’s next Show & TEL event is scheduled for the 2nd and 3rd November 2021.

If you are interested in presenting, please contact openTEL with a brief outline of your presentation and whether you have a preference on date or AM or PM slot.

For more information on our Show & TEL events you can see our previous recordings and write ups here:

Show & TEL 2021: Five presentations in a nutshell

Show & TEL has become an opportunity to learn more about the work of colleagues from The Open University (OU) and other researchers with similar Technology Enhanced Learning (TEL) interests since 2015. This year’s event was not an exception. Members of openTEL hosted five online presentations on Tuesday, May 4th, 2021, from 09:00 until 13:00. The presentations included TEL-related topics, such as learning analytics, students’ success, chatbots and science. In a nutshell, we present here what you may have missed from these exciting talks on that day of the event.

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Agenda: Show & TEL Presentations

OpenTEL: Show & TEL
Tuesday 4th May (09:00 – 13:00)
Link to Recording


09:00 – 09:25: Welcome and Introduction: Eileen Scanlon

09:30 – 10:00: Presentation 1: Module structure for student success
Gerald Evans and Dot Coley, Learner and Discovery Services

10:05 – 10:35: Presentation 2: Younger students at the OU: background, motivations and early experiences
Maria Aristeidou, Institute of Educational Technology

10:35 – 10:50: Break 

10:55 – 11:25: Presentation 3: Where next for the Disability Disclosure Chat-bot?
Nick Freear, Institute of Educational Technology

11:30 – 12:00: Presentation 4: Analytics for Action (A4A) update: Data is business as usual
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