Tuesday, 28 October 2014

FW: Helen Keegan talking about Students as Producers at the LSE, Wednesday 5th November at 5pm

From: learning development in higher education network [mailto:LDHEN@JISCMAIL.AC.UK] On Behalf Of Peter Bryant
Sent: 28 October 2014 16:55
Subject: Helen Keegan talking about Students as Producers at the LSE, Wednesday 5th November at 5pm


Apologies for cross-posting


Announcing our second NetworkED for the 2014/15 academic year, we are welcoming Helen Keegan to the LSE on Wednesday 5th November at 5pm.  Providing insights and examples of projects that engage students as producers, Helen will discuss a number of projects that span her practice, especially looking at examples of leading projects that link students across networks, cultures and countries.  This talk will be of great relevance to those interested in innovative pedagogies, student led learning and media education in the digital age. 


Helen Keegan (@heloukee on Twitter) is a UK National Teaching Fellow and Senior Lecturer and researcher at the University of Salford, UK.  Her expertise lies in curriculum innovation through social and participatory media, with a particular focus on creativity and interdisciplinarity. She is known for her work on digital cultures and identities, social technologies and the interplay between formal and informal learning. As a multi-disciplinary practitioner, Helen works across sciences and media arts, developing partnerships and creative approaches to learning and collaboration. She delivers regular guest lectures, seminars and keynotes on digital cultures and educational innovation, both in the UK and overseas. Recent engagements have included the New Media Consortium at MIT, BBC Global News and the European Distance Education Network. Alongside presenting and consulting, Helen has published in journals and edited collections including the European Journal of Open and Distance Learning, Selected Papers of Internet Research, and the Handbook of Research on Social Software and Developing Community Ontologies. For more information see www.acoustics.salford.ac.uk/profiles/keegan/.


If you are interested in attending, please RSVP to imt.admin@lse.ac.uk to confirm a place.  We have an amazing series of speakers this year engaging with and debating a wide variety of technology and educational topics.  All our talks are live streamed and recorded for those who can’t make it. 


The NetworkED series is brought to you by Learning Technology and Innovation at the LSE.  For more information, check out our website http://lti.lse.ac.uk/events/networkED-seminar-series-18.php or have a look at previous talks on our YouTube channel  https://www.youtube.com/user/CLTSupport



Peter Bryant
Head of Learning Technology and Innovation

London School of Economics and Political Science

ALD LG - Houghton Street London WC2A 2AE
Phone: +44 (0)20 7955 6008

Twitter: @peterbryantHE

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