JISC Innovating e-Learning Online Conference 09

Researchers, practitioners and managers with an interest in technology enhanced learning are encouraged to sign up for the fourth online conference ‘Innovating E-Learning on 24 – 27 November 2009.

The themes for Innovating e-Learning 2009 reflect the challenges facing further and higher education in the 21st century and explore the increased options offered by technology for meeting those challenges.

Delegates can interact in real-time sessions, watch presenters on video, meet other delegates in the virtual coffee shop, and comment on the conference using Twitter.

Conference organiser Sarah Knight said: “Innovating E-Learning gives people a chance to take a step back from their everyday work and look at technology from a different and innovative angle.

“Perhaps most importantly, JISC wants to provide a space for researchers and teachers to discuss the challenges facing their institutions with the keynote speakers and delegates from all over the world”.

Keynote speakers include Helen Beetham, the author and researcher who has played a leading role in the JISC e-learning programme, Dr Rhona Sharpe, principal lecturer at the Oxford centre for staff and learning development at Oxford Brookes University, and Peter Bradwell, researcher at the think tank Demos.

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