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TECHNOLOGY-ENHANCED STUDENT ATTAINMENT AND RETENTION? SEMINAR


Event type

Technology-enhanced learning & Digital Literacy

Event bookings can only be created between

23/03/2017 - 04/04/2017


What are the benefits?




Course Documents

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Who should attend?

ACADEMICS WHO HAVE A TEACHING ROLE

Facilitator

DANIEL VILLAR-ONRUBIA


Description

Supporting students to achieve their full potential and to succeed in completing their degrees within the required timeframe is an important responsibility for universities. Learning analytics, personalization or adaptive learning are some of the technology-based approaches that bring the promise of helping universities to address such imperatives. But how much evidence is behind the hype?

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Speakers

Audrey Watters is a writer who focuses on education and technology — the relationship between politics, pedagogy, business, culture, and ed-tech.
She is the author of The Monsters of Education Technology (2014), The Revenge of the Monsters of Education Technology (2015), and The Curse of the Monsters of Education Technology (2016), collections of her keynotes and public talks. She also published Claim Your Domain in 2015, which argues students should control their digital identities and digital work.
At the end of every year since 2007 she reviews the most important and influential trends in education technology.

Prof. Daniel Burgos is Vice-Rector for Knowledge Transfer & Technology, UNESCO Chair on eLearning, and ICDE Chair in Open Educational Resources at the International University of La Rioja (UNIR). In addition, he leads the Research Institute for Innovation and Technology in Education (UNIR iTED). Previously, he worked as Director of Education Sector and Head of User Experience Lab at the Research & Innovation Department of Atos, Spain, since 2007; and as assistant professor at the Open University of The Netherlands, from 2004. His interests are mainly focused on Adaptive and Informal eLearning, Learning & Social Networks, eGames, and eLearning Specifications.

Lynn Clouder is Professor of Professional Education and Director of the Centre for Excellence in Learning Enhancement at Coventry University. She co-edited Student Attainment: Issues, Controversies and Debates (2016) and is currently working with colleagues on Global Perspectives on Teaching Excellence: A new era for Higher Education. Lynn has a particular interest in attainment issues for students with disabilities.

Occasions for this event

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Occasion(s) Weekday Location Location status
Confirmed04/04/2017 14:00 - 16:00 Tuesday 3rd Floor Lanchester Library - DMLL - Teaching Roo Confirmed