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Computers and Learning Research Group (CALRG)
Annual Conference 2008

Computers and Learning Research Group (CALRG)



29th Computers and Learning Research Group (CALRG) Annual Conference
18 - 19 June 2008

Venue: Learning and Development Centre, Wilson D Block (first floor), Seminar 4
The Open University, 18-19 June 2008

Book of Abstracts

Programme for Wednesday 18 June 2008

Discussants:  

  • Styliaonos Hatzipanagos, KILT, King’s College London
  • Doug Clow, IET, The Open University

09:50 - 10.00

Opening Notes
Ann Jones

 

Session I

10:00 - 11:30

Andrew Brasher, Simon Cross, Gráinne Conole
Designing Learning activities: processes, tools and research issues.

11:30 - 11:45

COFFEE

 

Session II

11:45 - 12:15

Stylianos Hatzipanagos
Feedback in formative e-assessment; closing the loop in distance learning

12:15 - 12:40

Adrian Kirkwood
Improving spoken English with ICT? ‘English in Action’ in Bangladesh

12-40 - 13:05

Fernando Rosell-Aguilar
Navigate through materials: redesigning a language course with a modular flexible approach

13:05 - 14:00

LUNCH BREAK

 

Session III

14:00 - 14:25

Chris Pegler and Chetz Colwell
Chris and Chetz in the Datacapture Suite with wikis, blogs and learning objects

14:25 - 14:50

Jon Rosewell and Tony Hirst
Equability and dominance in online forums

14:50 - 15:15

Canan Blake and Eileen Scanlon
Using computer tools to scaffold argumentation: A case study in a postgraduate science community

15:15 - 15:30

TEA - COFFEE

 

Session IV

15:30 - 15:55

Jenni Carr, Elizabeth Whitelegg Richard Holliman, Eileen Scanlon and Barbara Hodgson
The (In)visible Witnesses project: working with children and young people to explore gendered representations of science, technology, engineering and mathematics

15:55 - 16:20

David Hawkridge
Recent e-learning research and development at the University of Leicester

16:20 - 16:45

Chris Douce and Wendy Porch
Evaluating the Accessibility of a Virtual Learning Environment within ALPE

16:45 - 17:15

Discussants’ summaries - End of Day one

Programme for Day Two - Thursday, 19 June 2008

Discussant:

  • Chris Pegler, IET, The Open University

9:50 - 10:00

Opening notes
Canan Blake
 

 

Session I

10:00 - 11:00

Eileen Scanlon and OU PI Team
Personal Inquiry Project: Inquiry Learning models and Milton Keynes field trials

11:00 - 11:30

Stamatina Anastoupouolu and Michael Wright
The Personal Inquiry project; First Case study at University of Nottingham

11:30 - 11:45

COFFEE

 

Session II

11:45 - 12:10

Tina Wilson
International proposals for supporting individual and group work within OpenLearn units and forums

12:10 - 12:35

Teresa Connolly and Alexandra Okada
Developing Open Educational Resources through knowledge maps to enhance meaningful learning

12.35 - 13:00

Alexandra Okada, Ana Hessel, Giovanni Farias, Leonel Tractenberg
Using OpenLearn Tools for Collaborative Learning

13:00 - 14:00

LUNCH BREAK

 

Session III

14:00 - 14:25

Tony Hirst
Digital Worlds – A Self-disaggregating Blogged Course Experiment

14:25 - 14:50

Gill Clough, Ann Jones, Patrick McAndrew Eileen Scanlon
Geolearners: Informal Learning in the Wild

14:50 - 15:15

Daisy Mwanza-Simwami, Agnes Kukulska-Hulme, John Pettit, Mariano Rico
Using mobile instant messaging to enhance collaborative learning in informal settings

15:15 - 15:30

TEA - COFFEE

 

Session IV

15:30 - 15:55

Anesa Hosein, James Aczel, Doug Clow, John T. E. Richardson
Which problem solving software for promoting Conceptual Understanding?

15:55 - 16:20

Kathy Robinson, Debbie McGregor, Chrissy Phillips
Supporting students with a disability and additional requirements profile online: so many decisions to make

16:20 - 16:45

Alice Peasgood
The experiences of older learners with computers: contexts and challenges

16:45 - 17:15

Discussant's summaries and finish


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