Teaching and Communicating Science in the Digital Age

15 - 17 Dec 2014 New Date Reminder
Charles Darwin House, London, UK
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The Teaching and Communicating Science in the Digital Age, organized by the Society for Experimental Biology will take place from 15th December to the 17th December 2014 at the Charles Darwin House in London, United Kingdom.


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Education & Training


Dec 2014

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Schedule & Agenda

Mon, 15 Dec 02:30 PM - 04:00 PM
Registration opens
Mon, 15 Dec 04:00 PM - 04:30 PM
Welcome, introduction and aims
Mon, 15 Dec 04:30 PM - 08:00 PM
SESSION 1: A critical look at digital technologies
Chair: Graham Scott
Mon, 15 Dec 04:30 PM - 05:00 PM
Brainstorming: What is digital technology?
Mon, 15 Dec 05:00 PM - 05:30 PM
Prof Maggi Savin-Baden (Coventry University, United Kingdom) Teaching digitally tethered students . . . differently?
Mon, 15 Dec 05:30 PM - 06:00 PM
Prof Roslyn Gleadow (Monash University, Australia) New tools for a new age: Evolution or revolution?
Mon, 15 Dec 06:00 PM - 08:00 PM
Buffet dinner and poster session
Tue, 16 Dec 09:00 AM - 10:30 AM
SESSION 2: Students as creators and communicators
Chair: Peter Lumsden
Tue, 16 Dec 09:00 AM - 09:30 AM
Prof Christopher Buddle (McGill University, Canada) Tweets from the forest: how social media tools can increase student engagement and active learning in a field biology class
Tue, 16 Dec 09:30 AM - 09:50 AM
Dr Chris JR Willmott (University of Leicester, United Kingdom) Lights, Camera, Action!: Involving students in digital video production to enhance educational engagement
Tue, 16 Dec 09:50 AM - 10:10 AM
Dr Rebecca Freeman (University of Warwick, United Kingdom) Student technology champions: collaborative enhancement of learning and teaching technology in the life sciences
Tue, 16 Dec 10:10 AM - 10:30 AM
Dr Mark J Feltham (Liverpool John Moores University, United Kingdom) Maker Education, Social Media and Creative learning in the biosciences: giving students choice.
Tue, 16 Dec 10:30 AM - 11:00 AM
Tea/coffee break
Tue, 16 Dec 11:00 AM - 12:30 PM
SESSION 3: Broadening participation: MOOCs and global education Chair: Ros Gleadow
Tue, 16 Dec 11:00 AM - 11:30 AM
Prof Bill J Davies (Lancaster University, United Kingdom) A Global Challenge Needs Global Education
Tue, 16 Dec 11:30 AM - 11:50 AM
Dr Tamara Milosevic (Centre for Research and Interdisciplinarity University Paris Descartes, France) Giving credit to MOOC students : how to encourage students to choose self-learning and evaluate acq
Tue, 16 Dec 11:50 AM - 12:10 PM
Dr Mary E Williams (Amer. Soc. Plant Biologists, United States) Digital Teaching Tools in a Global Age
Tue, 16 Dec 12:10 PM - 12:30 PM
Mr Ben Reeve, Mr Henrik Hagemann and Ms Dory Kong (Imperial College London, United Kingdom) Experiences with iGEM (International Genetically Engineered Machine)
Tue, 16 Dec 12:30 PM - 01:30 PM
Tue, 16 Dec 01:30 PM - 03:00 PM
SESSION 4: Learning technology clinic Chair: Mary Williams
Tue, 16 Dec 01:30 PM - 03:00 PM
'Show and tell' session with the opportunity to view and discuss posters and demonstrations.
PostersDr Susanne Voelkel (University of Liverpool)Mobile phone polling increases student engagement in large classesDr Pamela Scott (Universi...continue reading
Tue, 16 Dec 03:00 PM - 03:30 PM
Tea/coffee break
Tue, 16 Dec 03:30 PM - 06:30 PM
SESSION 5: Engaging with the public and schools Chair: Jenny Sneddon
Tue, 16 Dec 03:30 PM - 04:00 PM
Dr Claire A Hemingway (National Science Foundation, United States) Student conversations with scientists: a digital discourse perspective
Tue, 16 Dec 04:00 PM - 04:15 PM
Miss Sarah Eve Roberts (Universe Awareness Cardiff University, United Kingdom) Space Scoop: Bringing News from Across the Universe to Children Around the World
Tue, 16 Dec 04:15 PM - 04:30 PM
Mr Michael J Conterio (University of Cambridge, United Kingdom) Introducing Isaac Physics: A platform to support physics problem solving
Tue, 16 Dec 04:30 PM - 04:45 PM
Dr Karen Bultitude (University College London, United Kingdom) Science blogging: best practices for enhancing audience recruitment
Tue, 16 Dec 04:45 PM - 06:30 PM
Dr Katherine A Jones (Bangor University, United Kingdom) Thinking outside the VLE:- Facilitating problem based learning using social media and cloud-based computing.
Tue, 16 Dec 06:30 PM - 06:30 PM
Wed, 17 Dec 09:10 AM - 12:30 PM
SESSION 6: Communicating with our communities Chair: Mary Williams
Wed, 17 Dec 09:10 AM - 09:30 AM
Dr Peter J Lumsden (University of Central Lancashire, United Kingdom) Using digital tools in the development of staff teaching practice.
Wed, 17 Dec 09:30 AM - 10:00 AM
Dr Graham Scott (University of Hull, United Kingdom) Why do we bother? Exploring biologistsu2019 motivations to share the details of their teaching practice
Wed, 17 Dec 10:00 AM - 10:20 AM
Dr Anne M Tierney (University of Durham, United Kingdom) I always felt slightly on the outside of it: Threshold Concepts and the Scholarship of Teaching and Learning
Wed, 17 Dec 10:20 AM - 10:30 AM
Dr Paola Quattroni (F1000Research, United Kingdom) F1000Research: science publishing without barriers
Wed, 17 Dec 10:30 AM - 11:00 AM
Tea/coffee break
Wed, 17 Dec 11:00 AM - 12:30 PM
Wed, 17 Dec 12:30 PM - 12:30 PM

Visitor Ticket Price

392 USDNon MembersAfter 14.11.2014
306 USDFull MembersAfter 14.11.2014
275 USDStudent and ECS MembersAfter 14.11.2014

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