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Summits and Horizons 2013-2014
Book your place using the form at the bottom of this page - all sessions run from 1pm-2pm apart from 9th Dec which is 5pm-7pm.
Details to some sessions may be subject to change.
- 9th Dec from 5pm-7pm - "Grants for e-learning: current projects and future ideas"
An opportunity to find out about the latest e-learning ideas supported by UCL's popular E-Learning Development Grants and meet some of the innovators.
- 13th Jan from 1pm-2pm - "Strategy into Action: the E-Learning Strategy one year on"
Fiona Strawbridge (E-Learning Environments) will discuss how UCL's E-Learning Strategy for 2012-2015 is being implemented, the progress already achieved, and some of the challenges ahead.
- 10th Feb from 1pm-2pm - "New uses for tablets and iPads"
Margot Finn and Zubin Mistry will show how History are using iPads to help students gain a better conceptual grasp of the subject in the revised first year undergraduate curriculum.
- 10th March from 1pm-2pm - "Integrating virtual and physical spaces"
Jane Britton (MSI) and Vicki Dale (ELE) will share the work of their LectureTools project, and Dave Bowler (Physics) will show how he’s used ipython to make lectures and problems more interactive. Elisabete Cidre (Bartlett) will share her use of video to provide students with a better grasp of the use of urban spaces.
- 28th April from 1pm-2pm - "(Social) Media for better teaching"
Timothy Mathews, Georgia Panteli (both SELCS) and Felicity Stafford (AH / SHS Faculty Office) will share their expertise on making podcasts and using social media in one of UCL’s largest departments.
- 19th May from 1pm-2pm - "E-Learning Champions PechaKucha"
E-Learning Champions and others will share experiences and anecdotes of e-learning initiatives from across UCL in this quick-fire fun format.
- 9th June from 1pm-2pm - "What you will be using in five years time"
A panel of experts will review the predictions presented in the 2014 Horizons Report, which identifies emerging technologies and their ‘time to adoption’ horizons of a year or less, two to three years, and four to five years. We’ll finish by taking a lighthearted look at what the 2009 Horizons Report predicted we’d all be using in 2014!
Previous sessions in the series:
- 28th Oct from 1pm-2pm - "Media-Savvy Teaching"
Following from a successful two-day workshop on ‘the media-savvy academic’ in June, organised by Paul Walker (CALT), Graham Roberts (Computer Science) will discuss lecture-flipping and Jane Burns-Nurse (MSI) will talk about ‘Media-savvy UCL’
- 11th Nov from 1pm-2pm - "Award-Winning e-learning"
Two Provost’s Teaching Award winners, Adrien Desjardins (Medical Physics and Bioengineering) and Adam Townsend (Mathematics) will discuss their use of videos and social media to help students learn.
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