Laurillard talks MOOCs on BBC Today programme

25th July 2013 saw TEL Learning Designer project Principal Investigator Professor Diana Laurillard appear on BBC Radio 4′s Today Programme.

The discussion was around the University of San Jose’s MOOCs for disadvantaged students. Professor Laurillard noted that adapting the pedagogy to suit the students is essential for the effectiveness of MOOCs.

Listen to the broadcast here (from 45mins . . . → Read More: Laurillard talks MOOCs on BBC Today programme

TEL at the Royal Society

Over 200 educators, students, policymakers, IT industry representatives, academics and general public members attended TEL’s final dissemination event on 6th Nov at Royal Society, London. The event featured:

demos of the eight TEL projects’ hardware and software
keynote from Minister of State for Universities and Science David Willetts
premiere of TEL commissioned film ‘Inventing the Future of Learning‘
expert panel . . . → Read More: TEL at the Royal Society

Pre-register for free Royal Society event

Registration is open for our final public event – 6th November at the Royal Society.

The event will feature:

exhibitions/demos of the TEL projects and thematic work
panel debate and Q&A with leading figures in the field
first chance to view TEL programme film
and much more in a prestigious and historical location.

The event forms part of the ESRC Festival of . . . → Read More: Pre-register for free Royal Society event

TPE special issue features TEL

A Special Issue of Technology, Pedagogy and Education on ‘Semantic Web and Education‘ is now available:

The issue features three articles from the TEL Ensemble project, another from Ensemble project team members and an article from the Learning Designer project team. There is also a review article from the Ensemble project’s Patrick Carmichael and Katy Jordan entitled: . . . → Read More: TPE special issue features TEL

TEL stories available

#edtech #tel A new set of leaflets summarising the work of the eight TEL projects is now available. Entitled ‘TEL stories: Evidence from the TEL Research Programme’, the documents aim to show in accessible style the practical impact the programme’s research . . . → Read More: TEL stories available

TEL report: System Upgrade

#tel A report summarising the findings of the TEL programme in the wider context of technology-enhanced learning and offering recommendations for future strategy launched on 13th June at the House of Lords to a group of policymakers, technologists and practitioners chaired by Lord Knight.

The report – a major outcome of the programme – is written by . . . → Read More: TEL report: System Upgrade

Learning Designer at Dev8eD

Diana Laurillard and Patricia Charlton of TEL’s Learning Designer project will contribute to the programme at Dev8eD, ‘a free event for building, sharing and learning cool stuff in educational technology for learning and teaching!’. The event is held on 29th and 30th May and run by DevCSI, (Developer Community Supporting Innovation).

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Learning with technology: what the research says

30th March saw TEL contribute to a special event at the London Knowledge Lab (LKL) in collaboration with the Open University and University of Nottingham. The event aimed to forge links between those who are designing, building and using technology for learning in various sectors.

The MiGen, Learning Designer and Echoes projects were among 17 demos packed . . . → Read More: Learning with technology: what the research says

New Laurillard book

‘Teaching as a Design Science’.

The TEL Learning Designer project’s Professor Diana Laurillard launched a new book on 30th March entitled ‘Teaching as a Design Science: Building Pedagogical Patterns for Learning and Technology’.

Extract from description: ‘Teachers in the twenty-first century, in all educational sectors, have to cope with an ever-changing cultural and technological environment. Teaching is now . . . → Read More: New Laurillard book

Learning Designer

End of project event.

The Learning Designer project (aka) LDSE – led by Professor Diana Laurillard at the London Knowledge Lab (LKL) – formally ended on 30th November and a final dissemination event was held on 6th December. A group of practitioners, researchers, policy makers and industry contacts gathered at LKL to see demonstrations and presentations of . . . → Read More: Learning Designer