Research 06 Nov 15
John Potter wins funded visiting fellowship to Monash University, Melbourne

John has won a month long visiting fellowship to Monash University in Melbourne where he will be working with former LKL colleague, Professor Neil Selwyn and other members of the Learning with New Media research group in the Faculty of Education under the direction of Associate Professor Michael Henderson.  Part of the visit will draw on John's expertise in media literacy/creative arts research in educational and cultural contexts, working as a catalyst for developing research capacity building at Monash in reaching out to organisations such as the Australian Centre for the Moving Image and others. This visit will also centre on exchanging practice in innovative research methods, ...

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Latest News 06 Nov 15
Event: Talk by Rikke Toft Nørgård

Speaker name:  Assistant professor, PhD, Rikke Toft Nørgård (Noergaard)

Institution: Center for Teaching Development and Digital Media, Aarhus University, Denmark

Short bio:

Rikke is an assistant professor at the Center for Teaching Developments and Digital Media, Aarhus University, Denmark. Her field of research lies within ‘futuremaking through design thinking and new technologies in education,' new educational potentials with new technologies and media, and development of the concept of ‘educational design thinking' (merging educational philosophy, empathic design thinking and practices with new technologies).

Rikke holds a PhD in digital gameplay with a focus on the gameplayer's interaction with and experience of gameplay design and technology.

Currently, Rikke is on a 3 ...

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Latest News 30 Oct 15
Honorary Degree: Professor Diana Laurillard





Honorary Degree: Professor Diana Laurillard

On 29 October 2015, Professor Diana Laurillard was awarded an Honorary Degree of Doctor of Education by Edinburgh Napier University, in recognition of her major contribution to education, with an emphasis on learning with technology. The laureation cited her published books, her work at the Open University and the Department for Education and Skills, her membership of Boards of Governors and Trustees, and of the Dearing committee, and Harvard Visiting Committee on IT, and her recent work ...

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Latest News 19 Oct 15
Event: Methods for Studying Creativity: Ahead of the Curve


Royal Statistical Society, 12 Errol Street, London 

Researching creativity, collaboration and co-ordination requires methods that span disciplinary, quantitative and qualitative, and textual, visual and aural boundaries.  Michael Schober (New School, New York), Carey Jewitt (UCL Institute of Education) and Matthew Purver (Queen Mary University of London) discuss and demonstrate developing methods for studying creativity creatively. 

1.30 Registration and tea/coffee
2.00 Event starts - Chair and introduction by Patrick Sturgis
2.15 Michael Schober - paper 25 minutes, 10 minutes questions
2.50 Carey Jewitt - paper 25 minutes, 10 minutes questions
3.25 Tea/coffee
4.00 Matt Purver - paper 25 minutes, 10 minutes questions
4.35 ...

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Latest News 07 Oct 15
Jobs @ UCL IOE: Director of Futures

thumb-news_10.pngThe UCL Institute of Education seeks an inspirational and commercially astute Director of Futures who will champion the transformation of the IOE's online learning activity enabling us to extend the reach of our world class provision. We welcome applications from high calibre individuals who wish to play a pivotal role in the continued success of this world leading and innovative institution.

Application deadline: 22nd October
For more information, please visit the job advert on the UCL Human Resources site.

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