East Midlands Learning Technologists

East Midlands Learning Technologists' Group, supported by ALT

EMLT Spring Meeting 2016

on March 15, 2016

springOur Spring meeting of the East Midlands Learning Technologists’ group is due to take place on Wednesday 18th May at the University of Derby.

Theme: Training and Development – approaches to training and development in the use of technology for teaching, learning and assessment.

The ability to effectively use technology to enhance teaching, learning and assessment is a learned and practiced skill. It requires (to a lesser or greater extent): the ability to use, implement and operationalise particular technologies; knowledge and understanding of the of the pedagogic effectiveness of technology; the ability to articulate the pedagogic rationale for the use of technology to learners; and the ability to support learners in their use of technologies.

During this event, we would like to explore approaches to training and development in the use of technology for teaching, learning and assessment that seek to address the varied requirements listed above as well as any other related contexts that have emerged from our thinking and experiences.

Call for presentations

We would like to like feature presentations from our community – where you tell us about the approaches you have taken towards training and development in the use of technology for teaching, learning and assessment. Pecha Kucha style presentations are always welcome – but in general, presentations should be no longer than 10 mins.

Please complete the form below if you’re happy to present.

Presentation sign up: http://tinyurl.com/hxuul47

Closing date for presentation proposals is 5pm on Friday 22nd April 2016

Event Details

To book a place please complete the form on Eventbrite, you will need to enter the password to get in. This is: em1t (emlt with the L replaced by a number 1). The booking form is at http://emltspring2016.eventbrite.co.uk

Food and drink will be available on arrival at 12:00 – details to follow. Please indicate any special dietary requirements here by Friday 15th April. Requests made after this date may not be able to be accommodated.

Further details for parking will be provided nearer the time.

If you’d like any more detail, please drop me (Rob Weale) an email: rweale@dmu.ac.uk

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