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New Summits and Horizons sessions for 2013/14

21 October 2013

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Following on from the success of last year's Summits and Horizons series of events, there will be a new portfolio of sessions for this academic year. The event, a joint venture between CALT and E-LE, is a series of lunchtime events looking at new e-learning in UCL in which two or three speakers discuss how they've used new technologies in their teaching.

To book onto any session, please visit the CALT website:

(the form is at the bottom of the page)

  • A sandwich lunch will be provided

Media-Savvy Teaching

Monday 28th October 2013, 1pm-2pm, Roberts 508

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’

Award-Winning e-learning

Monday 11th November 2013, 1pm-2pm, Malet Place Engineering 1.02

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.

Grants for e-learning: current projects and future ideas

Monday 9th December 2013, 5pm-7pm, Gustave Tuck LT 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.

Strategy into Action: the E-Learning Strategy one year on

Monday 13th January 2014, 1pm-2pm, Medical Sciences 131 A V Hill LT

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.

New uses for tablets and iPads

Monday 10th February 2014, 1pm-2pm, Medical Sciences 131 A V Hill LT 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.

Integrating virtual and physical spaces

Monday 10th March 2014, 1pm-2pm, Medical Sciences 131 A V Hill LT 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 architectural spaces.

(Social) Media for better teaching

Monday 28th April 2014, 1pm-2pm, Roberts 508

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.

E-Learning Champions PechaKucha

Monday 19th May 2014, 1pm-2pm, Medical Sciences 131 A V Hill LT

E-Learning Champions and others will share experiences and anecdotes of e-learning initiatives from across UCL in this quick-fire fun format.

What you will be using in five years time

Monday 9th June 2014, 1pm-2pm, 25 Gordon Street E28 Harrie Massey LT
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!

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