Tuesday, 6 January 2009

Shock of the Old 8

This is the final call for proposals for our annual educational technology

conference Shock of the Old 8, which is on the 2nd April 2009. This year's

conference theme is "Digital literacy: the place of new media in higher


We currently have an open "Call for Papers and Posters" for the conference

and the deadline for submission is Friday 9th January 2009 with notification

to authors on 19th January 2009. Full details on submission are available

via the web site at



First call - Bookings for Shock and Beyond are now open at


or http://tinyurl.com/8nlzgq


Beyond Walls - Making a University portable? April 3rd 2009


This year's Beyond conference will gather together experts in the field of

multimedia and educational video to discuss issues surrounding the growth

and expansion of institutional audio-visual work.

Issues covered will include :

* Institutional audio-visual initiatives

* Podcasting and webcasting

* Sustainable infrastructure and processes

* Making lectures portable

* Getting to No.1 in iTunes U

* Adding pedagogical value to assets

* Open Content

We hope that you will find this information of interest and hope to see you

again at the conferences.

Kind regards

Everett Sharp

Conference Organiser

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