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Thursday, November 26, 2009

Helping out #estict

ESTICT

Today I'll be helping out at the ESTICT (Engaging Students Through In-Class Technology) event here in Leicester. Mostly I'll be doing this by staying out of the way, keeping my opinions to myself and doing exactly what I'm told. Well, I might venture the odd tweet using hashtag #estict

09.30 – 10.00 Registration and coffee

10.00 – 10.15 Welcome and introduction

10.15 – 10.30 Networking event

10.30 – 11.15 Keynote : Dr. Steve Draper, Senior University Teacher, Dept of Psychology, University of Glasgow. Steve is an acknowledged expert in the field of EVS and has published widely on its use in Higher Education. Title: Ways to improve learning with EVS: some deep procedures for teachers, and what software features matter for these.

11.15 – 11.30 Coffee

11.30 – 12.00 Mark Goodwin, Teaching Fellow, GENIE CETL. Teaching bioethics using electronic voting technologies.

12.00 – 12.30 Mark Russell, National Teaching Fellow and Principal Lecturer, School of Aerospace, Automotive and Design Engineering, University of Hertfordshire. Tracking student progress with EVS.

12.30 – 13.30 Carvery lunch

13.30 – 14.30 Workshop: exploration of the pedagogical models which can be used EVS

14.30 – 15.00 Coffee

15.00 – 15.30 Reports from workshop groups

15.30 – 16.00 The future and aims of the ESTICT community