Tuesday, 5 August 2008

The Learning Lab seminars

The Learning Lab is pleased to announce dates and topics for it’s 2008-09

seminar series. Outline details of forthcoming seminars are listed below,

additional information appears on the Learning Lab website at


The seminars

6th November 2008: Personal response systems: learning

through ‘asking the audience’

3rd December 2008: The changing nature of plagiarism in the digital


21st January 2009: Assistivity: empowering diverse students with


11th February 2009: Context aware and situated mobile learning

4th March 2009: Learning with Web 2.0 technologies

25th March 2009: Ethics and evaluation: doing the right thing with technology

Run in collaboration with The Learning Technology and Pedagogic Research

Cluster (LTPR) at the University of Wolverhampton, the one-day seminars are

small events (maximum 20 delegates) based around a key topic with built-in

opportunities for questions, discussion and networking. Seminars typically

consist of 3 or 4 speakers who will usually be drawn from a range of

backgrounds, e.g. a researcher, a developer and a practitioner, in order to

give a variety of viewpoints on the same subject. Some seminars will also

include hands-on sessions where delegates can test out relevant technologies.

Location, timings and cost

All seminars take place at the Learning Lab which is located at the Telford

Campus of the University of Wolverhampton, a few minutes from main rail and

motorway networks. Full directions are available on the Learning Lab website

and will be sent out to all delegates with their booking confirmation.

Each seminar is one day in length and will commence at 10:00 and run through

to 16:00. An agenda will be sent out to delegates in advance of each seminar.

Seminars are offered at a cost of £80 per person per day (except where

stated otherwise). The cost is inclusive of refreshments and lunch.

How to book

To book please visit the Learning Lab website to either print out a fax-back

form or to book online. Alternatively, you can contact Denise Telford

(Denise.Telford@wlv.ac.uk) on 01902 322362 or Liz Fleetham

(Liz@learninglab.org.uk) on 01902 323932.

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