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Tuesday, December 01, 2009

Enhancing Learning Through Web2.0 #cfbweb2

logo Wednesday, 16 December 2009
Medical Sciences Building, University of Leicester

Web2.0 technologies continue to grow, both in diversity and usage and have the potential to impact all areas of learning. How can a bioscientist navigate the technologies of Web2.0 and why should you bother? The Centre for Bioscience would like to bring together examples of Web 2.0 which enhance student learning or academic scholarship. The day will advocate useful approaches rather than advocating particular programmes and be aimed at the novice to moderate user of Web2.0 tools.

Follow and contribute to this event on Twitter at #cfbweb2.

Programme:
10.00 Registration; Tea and Coffee
10.20 Welcome and Introduction to the day
10.30 Overview and workshop of Web2.0 tools: develop a foundation of Web2.0 technologies through discussions and activities to explore the power and many possibe applications of Web2.0 tools to teaching and learning activities.
12.15 Lunch
13:00 Citeulike, Kevin Emamy, Citeulike
This session is in conjunction with the University of Leicester College of Medicine, Biological Sciences and Psychology lunchtime seminar series.
14.00 Showcase: Examples of HEIs/Departments/Groups using Web2.0 to improve learning and teaching
14.45 Refreshments
15.00 Swapshop Session: short informal presentations offered by delegates
15.30 Centre Focus on Web2.0
15.45 Discussion & Reflection
16:00 Depart