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Wednesday, 8 February 2012

EVENT & CALL - for papers: Exploring collaborative learning in undergraduate media studies programmes

School of Media and Film, University of Winchester
3 May 2012

This one day seminar, one of the Higher Education Academy Workshop and Seminar Series, will allow for academic staff from different higher education institutions across the UK to convene and to discuss the benefits and problems in collaborative learning, how social media – and other technologies and practices – can be used and to share good practice in facilitating collaborative teaching and learning in undergraduate media studies programmes.

Key-note Address: Professor David Gauntlett (University of Westminster) Social media – making, connecting and learning”.


Call for papers to this seminar

Deadline for abstracts: 2 March 2012

Papers are sought that examine:
  •  The theoretical underpinning of using collaborative work in teaching; 
  • The advantages and disadvantages of using collaborative work;
  •  Old and new technologies for facilitating collaborative work; 
  • Social media and collaborative work;
  •  Planning, trouble shooting and pre-empting problems in collaborative teaching; 
  • The impact of collaborative learning on other aspects of learning and teaching;
  •  Case studies of the successful (and unsuccessful) use of collaborative activities.
Selected papers will appear in an edited collection published by the Higher Education Academy.

Please send a 250 word abstract to marcus.leaning@winchester.ac.uk

1 comment:

  1. Anyone attending this interested in writing an event report for Networks? More information at: http://arts.brighton.ac.uk/projects/networks/submissions