OU H818 'The Networked Practitioner' Online Conference 2016

13 February 2016 - 17 February 2016
Online: 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
18 December 2015

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 UK. 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:
  • Terry McAndrew, Higher Education Consultant, former Academic Lead for Digital Literacies in the Disciplines at the Higher Education Academy and Advisor for JISC Techdis and the Bioscience Subject Centre.
  • Bart Rienties, Reader in Learning Analytics at the Institute of Educational Technology at the Open University UK.
  • Helen Beetham, Higher Education Consultant and author of several key Digital Learning reports.
 

The conference sessions will be held in OU Live in February 2016 (times given are UK time i.e. GMT):

  • Sat 13th Feb 13.00 - 16.30 (Keynote: Terry McAndrew)
  • Mon 15th Feb 18.00 - 21:00 (Keynote: Bart Rienties)
  • Wed 17th Feb 09.00 - 11.45 (Keynote: Helen Beetham)

The programme can be found below, including links to the abstract pages of the students' presentations, upon which you are invited to ask questions or make comments - these may be answered by the student on their page directly, or may be answered during their presentation itself.

Access to the conference sessions is limited to H818 participants, MA ODE students, 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/zvkR7cPhm8 (opens in new window). 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.

 

 
 

Session 1: Saturday 13th February

Start Time

End Time

Speaker

Presentation Title

13.00

13.30

Terry McAndrew

Keynote Presentation: An Open Future for all - how open education practices and resources can expand knowledge and skills for everyone.

 

13.30

13.45

Nicki Berry

Individual Learning Plans: from paper to online http://cloudworks.ac.uk/cloud/view/9511

13.45

14.00

Tommy Ruiz

How forums and collaborative learning impact oral proficiency in a Foreign language class. http://cloudworks.ac.uk/cloud/view/9504

14.00

14.15

Anita Houghton

An Open space: A prototype to stimulate and capture the scholarly activity for FE practitioners delivering HE in FE centres. http://cloudworks.ac.uk/cloud/view/9520

14.15

14.30

Maxine Armstrong

A flipped classroom on flipped classrooms http://cloudworks.ac.uk/cloud/view/9531

14.30

15.00

 

BREAK

15.00

15.15

Anna Orridge

Tackling Plagiarism Positively: An Online Resource Bank for Academic English Teachers http://cloudworks.ac.uk/cloud/view/9535

15.15

15.30

Laila Burton e-Portfolios: innovative practice in higher education http://cloudworks.ac.uk/cloud/view/9537

15.30

15.45

Adrian Spriggs

Introduction to Credit Management http://cloudworks.ac.uk/cloud/view/9536

15.45

16.00

Callum Moore

Open-mindedness and Openness-minded: How State Schools Impact Innovation http://cloudworks.ac.uk/cloud/view/9542

16.00

16.15

Susan Eley Morris

Dyslexia and Social Entrepreneurship open digital resource http://cloudworks.ac.uk/cloud/view/9507

16.15

16.30

Kulvir Bahra

How to make Badged Open Courses more engaging in a community of wider participation? http://cloudworks.ac.uk/cloud/view/9526

Session 2: Monday 15th February

 

Start Time

End Time

Speaker

Presentation Title

18.00

18.15

Elaine Dalloway

Do you ever consider copyright when including images and other content from the web in your digital teaching resources? http://cloudworks.ac.uk/cloud/view/9521

18.15

18.30

Gemma Holtam

Getting it right from the start: creating an accessible eBook for students with Specific Learning Difficulties (SpLD) http://cloudworks.ac.uk/cloud/view/9502

18.30

18.45

Carol Waites

Writing tips for report writers globally http://cloudworks.ac.uk/cloud/view/9516 

18.45

19.00

John Kerr

Can MOOCs propel the OER agenda for educators in South Africa? http://cloudworks.ac.uk/cloud/view/9508

19.00

19.15

John Baglow

Three Steps to a Collaborative Learning Environment: a module for teachers and trainers in the post-16 sector http://cloudworks.ac.uk/cloud/view/9517

19.15

19.30

Wendy Maples

Making the Most of MOOCs - Digital Learning with the University of the Third Age http://cloudworks.ac.uk/cloud/view/9527

19.30

20.00

 

BREAK

20.00

20.30

Bart Rienties

Keynote Presentation: The power of (in)formal learning: a learning analytics approach

20.30

20.45

Peter Scott

Simple Sense. An alternative approach to Online Tutorials http://cloudworks.ac.uk/cloud/view/9540

20.45

21.00

Elizabeth Frost Functional Skills English within Vocational Areas http://cloudworks.ac.uk/cloud/view/9541

 

 

Session 3: Wednesday 17th February

 

Start Time

End Time

Speaker

Presentation Title

09.00

09.15

Greg Keating

Online Safety: Can Parental Networking combined with Parent Guides assist in keeping Children Safe Online http://cloudworks.ac.uk/cloud/view/9522

09.15

09.30

Lisa Hale

E-feedback - supporting teachers in their use of Turnitin and GradeMark http://cloudworks.ac.uk/cloud/view/9528

09.30

09.45

Sarah Sneddon

Learning a musical instrument online - an experiment in learning to play an instrument using only OERs. http://cloudworks.ac.uk/cloud/view/9539

09.45

10.00

Kiran Gawali

Learning Acitivity Selector: a visual aid and tool for staff http://cloudworks.ac.uk/cloud/view/9558

10.00

10.30

  BREAK

10.30

11:00

Helen Beetham

Keynote Presentation: From digital capability to digital wellbeing: thriving in the network. http://cloudworks.ac.uk/cloud/view/9681

11.00

11.15

Lesley Hamilton Motivating Learners: using video for Learning and Teaching http://cloudworks.ac.uk/cloud/view/9513

11.15

11:30

Chris Gray Open Turf: The effective use of Web 2.0 technologies in creating a collaborative platform for self-determined learning http://cloudworks.ac.uk/cloud/view/9518

11:30

11:45

Jennie Augustyniak  How open is the digital environment for disabled students in higher education? http://cloudworks.ac.uk/cloud/view/9546

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