Technology-enhanced learning explored in international conference held in BBS

Dr Chris Evans and Prof Ray Hackney, from Brunel Business School, will be chairing the upcoming eLearning 2.0 conference on July 31, 2013 together with Dr Jennifer Killham from University of Cincinnati, USA.

Chris Evans

Dr Chris Evans with the recently awarded prize for Innovative Teaching

eLearning 2.0 is an international conference exploring Technology-Enhanced Learning and social media technologies including Blogs, Twitter, Facebook, Wikis and YouTube. The main theme of this year’s conference is Massive Open Online Courses (MOOCs) and social media for teaching. The conference will consider evolving pedagogical approaches and raise the profile of research in technology-enhanced learning; spread good practice in the use of Web 2.0 technologies for learning; and facilitate collaboration between practitioners, researchers, and policy makers. For detailed information about the conference please visit the conference blog at:
http://www.elearning2.org

The objectives of the conference include:

  • consider the development and potential of MOOCs
  • explore the potential impact of social media on technology-enhanced learning
  • spread good practice in the use of social media in technology-enhanced learning
  • consider evolving pedagogical approaches using social media
  • raise the profile of research on social media and technology-enhanced learning

It’s an exciting opportunity to explore the latest trends in e-learning such as massive open online courses (MOOCs), use of social media for teaching, evolving pedagogies for Web 2.0, security, privacy, social networking, podcasting, wikis, blogging, video sharing, screencasting, folksonomies, eLearning 2.0 and people with disabilities, the potential impact of eLearning 2.0 on the developing countries, creativity and Web 2.0, Human-Computer Interaction, and Business.

With the keynote speaker for the event being Prof. Steven Warburton, Head of Department of Technology Enhanced Learning from University of Surrey and a range of other interesting presenters this is bound to be an exciting and valuable event for academics and researchers alike.

To attend the conference please complete your details using our registration form.

Presenters are asked to submit a 500 word ABSTRACT and TITLE for BLIND REVIEW to chris.evans@brunel.ac.uk with “eLearning2.0” in the subject line by 5th July. Submission indicates consent for your presentation to be screen recorded.

 

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