|MODE: An introduction to researching embodiment in digital learning environments
Location: Heriot-Watt University, Edinburgh
Host/Speaker: Dr Sara Price/Professor Carey Jewitt
Date and Time:
Wednesday, 14 March 2012, 11:00 - 17:00
Aim and focus
This seminar, organised by the NCRM MODE node, will examine how embodiment is understood and researched within
digital technologies (e.g. tangible, sensor, mobile) with a focus on three
1) physical manipulation through tangible technologies;
2) context-based interaction through mobile devices; and
3) whole-body physical action through sensor-based technologies.
The seminar will use a mix of presentation, data examples, discussion, and
structured exercises to explore concepts and methodological approaches to
embodiment in these different contexts of interaction.
It is designed to ensure time is available for participant discussion to
explore their own ideas, research and to create opportunities for extending
Who is this seminar for?
Early Career Researchers; postgraduate researchers (PhD and Masters
students) and those interested in research around embodiment and digital
technologies. No prior knowledge needed
To register on this course (fee: £20), please visit our online registration page
For more information on this course and other MODE training events please visit our website: http://mode.ioe.ac.uk