OU H818 'The Networked Practitioner' Online Conference 2015

7 February 2015 - 11 February 2015
OULive

'The Networked Practitioner' is module H818 of the OU Masters in Online and Distance Education (MA ODE)

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Dr Simon Ball
4 October 2014

The H818 'The Networked Practitioner' online module is part of the MA Online and Distance Education programme run by the Institute of Educational Technology (IET) at the Open University. This online conference is presented using OULive (the OU synchronous discussion platform - a bespoke version of Blackboard Collaborate).
 
Each H818 student will contribute a short presentation to the conference and there will also be keynote presentations from:
  • Gráinne Conole, Professor of Education at the University of Bath Spa, UK.
  • Allison Littlejohn, Professor of Technology Enhanced Learning at the Open University, UK.
  • Martin Weller, Professor of Educational technology at the Open University, UK.
 

The conference sessions will be held in OU Live in February 2015 (times given are UK time i.e. GMT):

  • Sat 7th Feb 13.00 - 17.00 (Keynote: Prof. Gráinne Conole)
  • Mon 9th Feb 09.00 - 13.00 (Keynote: Prof. Allison Littlejohn)
  • Wed 11th Feb 18.00 - 22.00 (Keynote: Prof. Martin Weller)

The draft programme is included below - it will be update as more details are confirmed. You may of course join us for a full session (or more) or just dip in to see the presentations that catch your eye - it is entirely up to you.

Access to the conference sessions is limited to H818 participants, MA ODE alumni and staff, and IET staff. If you fall into one of these categories and would like to register for the conference, please complete this form: http://goo.gl/forms/FYV3LnEKvU
 
Interaction. Students will select content which they are happy to be open to a more public audience and make it available on this site, or linked from this site. If you have any questions you would like any of the speakers to answer, please add them to the relevant Cloud for their session when the Clouds begin to appear - the questions will be picked up and put to speakers following their presentation.

 

Session 1: Saturday 7th February

Start Time

End Time

Speaker

Presentation Title

13.00

13.30

Gráinne Conole

Keynote Presentation: Open practices: Inclusion, Innovation or Implementation http://cloudworks.ac.uk/cloud/view/8890

13.30

13.45

Steve Castle

Overcoming Barriers to the Implementation of OER in English as a Foreign Language (EFL) through Using Flipped Learning Techniques for Teacher Development Sessions http://cloudworks.ac.uk/cloud/view/8872

13.45

14.00

Marese Mulligan

A case study in understanding the impact of openness on CPD: how does sharing lesson footage across an open platform enhance professional development? http://cloudworks.ac.uk/cloud/view/8885

14.00

14.15

Drew Greenwell

E-readers: Do tablet devices, such as iPads and Kindles support inclusivity for students with reading difficulties? http://cloudworks.ac.uk/cloud/view/8894

14.15

14.30

Grant Penny

Using OER to Address Education Inequality in Poorer South African Schools http://cloudworks.ac.uk/cloud/view/8867

14.30

15.00

 

BREAK

15.00

15.15

Lisa Kidger

Innovative Online Formative Assessment: Using Moodle Lessons to Teach Accurate Legal Referencing. http://cloudworks.ac.uk/cloud/view/8871

15.15

15.30

Rachel O'Connor

OER - the clue is in the name.....or is it? http://cloudworks.ac.uk/cloud/view/8865

15.30

15.45

Paul Hubbard

The development of a multimedia online resource for study skills development aimed to aid transition of students to higher education. http://cloudworks.ac.uk/cloud/view/8884

15.45

16.00

Jen Kendall

No Teacher is an Island: The implementation of open practices for improving Continuing Professional Development http://cloudworks.ac.uk/cloud/view/8876

16.00

16.15

Jocelyn Anderson

Innovations Inspired by MOOCs: Supporting Learning beyond the Classroom in Undergraduate Art History Courses http://cloudworks.ac.uk/cloud/view/8870

16.15

16.30

Matthew Street

Harnessing the power of Twitter: Recommendations for extending the reach of resources in a Higher Education context based on feedback. http://cloudworks.ac.uk/cloud/view/8878

16.30

16.45

Alpa Dabasia

Watching learning as it unfolds – how will the use of flipped classroom engage in home learning and impact on student learning? http://cloudworks.ac.uk/cloud/view/8882

Session 2: Monday 9th February

 

Start Time

End Time

Speaker

Presentation Title

09.00

09.15

Philippa Seaward

What do Distance MA Education Students Learn in Social Media Study Groups? http://cloudworks.ac.uk/cloud/view/8856

09.15

09.30

Véronique Massé Du Bois

Teaching French Listening with OER http://cloudworks.ac.uk/cloud/view/8886

09.30

09.45

Hugo Teixeira

Rendering Atelier Culture Online: Lessons in inclusion from low-residency visual art programs http://cloudworks.ac.uk/cloud/view/8888

09.45

10.00

Louise Worsley

The LinkedIn Effect: A new way of learning? http://cloudworks.ac.uk/cloud/view/8866

10.00

10.15

Catherine Wilson

E-Class of 2015, It's all about inclusion. http://cloudworks.ac.uk/cloud/view/8852

10.15

10.30

Sheila Greenwood

MOOCs! What? – A debate around professional educational jargon. Is it good for inclusion? Do we need to promote staff awareness? http://cloudworks.ac.uk/cloud/view/8858

10.30

11.00

 

BREAK

11.00

11.30

Allison Littlejohn

Keynote Presentation: Learning For Work.

11.30

11.45

Samantha Marks

Being Prepared. Adopting a values-driven approach to digital inclusion within a volunteer organisation. http://cloudworks.ac.uk/cloud/view/8853

11.45

12.00

Catherine Dartnall

From 'Why should I?' to 'How could I?' Innovating learning in the workplace through the implementation of open practice. http://cloudworks.ac.uk/cloud/view/8880

12.00

12.15

Richard Heffer

Implementation - The Use of Facebook as a Social Network Site to Deliver Organisational E-Learning – Could it Work? http://cloudworks.ac.uk/cloud/view/8893

 

 

Session 3: Wednesday 11th February

 

Start Time

End Time

Speaker

Presentation Title

18.00

18.15

Henry Fuller

WordPress: Implementation of a knowledge management system to facilitate a culture of tacit knowledge sharing within a corporate work environment http://cloudworks.ac.uk/cloud/view/8874

18.15

18.30

Stefanie Anyadi

Who teaches the teacher? Networking staff to implement learning technology innovations. http://cloudworks.ac.uk/cloud/view/8862

18.30

18.45

Alison Walker

Removing Geographical and Time Boundaries: Mobile Learning for Mobile Workers. http://cloudworks.ac.uk/cloud/view/8873

18.45

19.00

Oliver Sterland

 'To implement or not to implement a policy on OER - that is the question' http://cloudworks.ac.uk/cloud/view/8883

19.00

19.15

Robert Avery

Blended Learning for CPD: A case study on the development & implementation of a blended learning model to enhance study day learning opportunities http://cloudworks.ac.uk/cloud/view/8881

19.15

19.30

Tim Seal

To what extent do MOOCs contribute to a narrative of development as freedom? http://cloudworks.ac.uk/cloud/view/8869

19.30

20.00

 

BREAK

20.00

20.30

Martin Weller

Keynote Presentation: The battle for open - how openness won and why it doesn't feel like victory.

20.30

20.45

Angela Phillips

The use of student generated webpages to improve revision and ongoing mathematical development http://cloudworks.ac.uk/cloud/view/8891

20.45

21.00

Sara Boas

Being Here Now......when you are There and Then. http://cloudworks.ac.uk/cloud/view/8854

21.00

21.15

Alice La Rooy

Mapping assessments to technology tools: Development of an OER toolkit to assist with implementation of electronic management of assessment http://cloudworks.ac.uk/cloud/view/8895

21.15

21.30

Teoman Tureli

To What Extent Can Multimedia Lessons with Formative Assessment Bridge the Language Gap for HE Learners Working in a Second Language http://cloudworks.ac.uk/cloud/view/8892

21.30

21.45

Jane Ballans

Barriers to inclusion in prisoner education: experiences of a learner http://cloudworks.ac.uk/cloud/view/8879

 

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