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Friday, 11 May 2012


EVENTS - Moodle Webinars
Various sessions 15 – 24 May

The growth of ICT within education is stronger than ever as technology more and more becomes integrated into our everyday lives. The challenge facing educators is to optimise the use of the technology from a pedagogical perspective; leading with pedagogy rather than technology. The Learning Innovation Network (LIN) are running a series of webinars to promote “good practice” in the use of Moodle in the classroom. The webinars are free but registration is necessary. Recordings of previous webinars are available online.
EVENT - HEA-HeLF workshop: Managing an institutional transition from paper-based to online submission, marking and feedback
Manchester Metropolitan University, England
8 June 2012

The Higher Education Academy (HEA) and Heads of eLearning Forum (HeLF) are holding a joint workshop to support higher education providers in implementing online submission, marking and feedback at institutional level.
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EVENT - Pedagogy for Employability 2012: Implications for Practice
Birmingham City University, Birmingham
12 June 2012

This workshop will give participants the opportunity to explore the major findings - and their implications - of the recent publication of ‘Pedagogy for Employability revised edition 2012’ – and subsequent research and reports in particular Wilson Review. There will also be opportunities to discuss and reflect on how these affect their short and medium term practice and goals.
EVENT – Social Mobility & Higher Education: How Can Universities Widen Participation?
Westminster, London
5 July 2012

This event will include opportunities to examine the details of the Milburn Report and debate the implications for universities, colleges and schools. White Paper recommendations related to social mobility will also be discussed. Other sessions will provide a chance for you to hear how universities and other institutions are successfully running collaborative WP models and credit transfer schemes.
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EVENT - The Higher Education Show 2012
QEII Conference Centre, London
17 October 2012

This event will take a comprehensive analysis of the challenges affecting the sector and the future developments needed to guarantee the financial stability and world-class reputation of UK HE. Confirmed speaker: Professor Sir Tim Wilson, Author, The Wilson Review of Business-University Collaboration.
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CALL – for papers for Enhancing the Learner Experience in Higher Education (ELEHA) journal

Deadline for submissions:  29 June 2012

ELEHE is an open-access international peer-reviewed online journal published by The University of Northampton. Re-launching with a new Editorial Team, they are inviting authors to submit articles for publication in the forthcoming Autumn 2012 edition of the journal with the theme: “Creative strategies for enhancing the learner experience”.

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