Mobile Learning: Telling Tales – Programme

Showcasing how mobile technologies are being used to enhance the learning experience in the classroom and on the move. We welcome teachers and lecturers, learning technologists – anyone using or thinking about using mobile devices in education.

The event was held on Thursday, 09 July 2009 at The University of Westminster Cavendish Campus in the Pavilion Room.

Full Programme

09:30    Registration and Coffee

Morning Plenary Session: Pavilion Room

10:00    Welcome and Introduction – Lorraine Estelle (Director of JISC Collections)

JISC Collections initiated the Mimas-run Hairdressing Training service, which launched a mobile service in February 2008.

10:15–11.00   Presentation 1: Keynote 1 – Graham Brown-Martin (biog) (Learning Without Frontiers, and Chair of the Handheld Learning Conference).

11:00 - 11:30   Presentation 2: Keynote 2 – "Mobile Learning - The Reality" - John Traxler (biog) (Director of the Applied Innovative Digital Technologies Research Group, School of Computing and IT, University of Wolverhampton)

11:30 - 11:45 – Coffee

Morning Parallel Sessions

11:45   Parallel Session 1: New Lamps for Old – Room 2.14
Chair: Laura Shaw

11:45   Parallel Session 2: The Tortoise and The Hare – Pavilion Room
Chair: Jackie Carter

12:45–13:30   LUNCH

Afternoon Session: Pavilion Room

13:30–14:30 Afternoon Session: The Travelling Companion – Pavilion Room

14:30    Tea and Coffee

14:45    Open Session

15:15    Presentation: ""The Future of Learning" - James Clay (biog)

15:45    Closing Remarks