HEA Open Data Workshop

Making the Most of Open Data in Education Studies
Date: 23rd March 2012
Location: Liverpool John Moores University
Time: 10am-4pm

A full-day hands-on workshop at Liverpool John Moores University, combining open data with easy-to-use visualisation tools for enhancement of Education Studies courses. The morning session will introduce developments in ‘open and linked data’ and review sources and types of data . . . → Read More: HEA Open Data Workshop

British Science Association Media Fellowships

@MediaFellows Be behind the headlines!

Scientists, social scientists, engineers and clinicians can experience life in the heart of the newsroom by applying for a British Science Association 2012 Media Fellowship.

Spend 3-8 weeks this summer working with hosts including the BBC, Guardian and Nature to produce accurate, well-informed news about developments in science, and work alongside the UK’s . . . → Read More: British Science Association Media Fellowships

EC-TEL Doctoral Consortium

The EC-TEL Doctoral Consortium brings together late stage Ph.D. students working on topics related to Technology Enhanced Learning.

The doctoral consortium will offer Ph.D. students the opportunity to present, discuss, and receive feedback on their research in an interdisciplinary and international atmosphere.

The Doctoral Consortium will be accompanied by prominent professors and researchers in the field . . . → Read More: EC-TEL Doctoral Consortium

SRHE Newer Career Researchers Event

Undertaking a Literature Review and Writing Up Research

Thursday 16th June, from 10.30am-4.00pm, London.

With Patrick Baughan, Dr Chris Hart and Professor Jerry Wellington.

To reserve a place at this seminar please email nmanches@srhe.ac.uk or telephone +44 (0) 207 4472525.

SRHE events are open to all and free to SRHE members as part of their membership package. The delegate fee . . . → Read More: SRHE Newer Career Researchers Event

TEL ‘Flyer’ on Early Career Researchers Published

A short, printer-friendly summary of the work of the Early Career Researchers strand of the TEL programme has been published.  It summarises some of the work reported on this website and is available for download or printing here.

If you wish to refer to this document, it can be cited as follows:

Technology Enhanced Learning Research Programme . . . → Read More: TEL ‘Flyer’ on Early Career Researchers Published

The Science of Learning

Professor Richard Cox, leader of TEL’s Technology Enhanced Research Strand gave a webinar for the Association for Learning Technology in June entitled ‘The Science of Learning’.

Related documents are on the ALT repository here: . . . → Read More: The Science of Learning

Resources for researchers

The Early Career Researchers section of the TLRP-TEL site has been updated with a new look and some new capacity building resources.

It is possible to define ‘Research Capacity’ in terms of individuals, groups or systems: and also in terms both of existing capacity to undertake research, and potential, but as yet unrealised, capacity.

Building research capacity therefore . . . → Read More: Resources for researchers

‘Advancing in Academia’ Vitae Workshop

20th September 2010, Bristol

Are you interested in advancing your academic career?

Do you know what’s required? Do you have a plan?

The research carried out by the UK’s higher education sector is held in extremely high regard by the international community. In producing 8% of the world’s scientific papers and 13% of the world’s most highly cited . . . → Read More: ‘Advancing in Academia’ Vitae Workshop

Research Capacity strand update

The TEL Research Capacity strand website has recently undergone a major update and now includes many new resources. Prof. Patrick Carmichael, leader of the TEL Research Capacity strand and PI of the Ensemble Project based at Liverpool John Moores University, writes:

“Discussions of Research Capacity in Education in the UK conventionally take, as one of their starting . . . → Read More: Research Capacity strand update

SPNECRE Participatory Design Article Published

The design workshops held as part of the SPNECRE project and involving many of the early career researchers of the TEL programme have been reported in an article in the journal ‘Internet and Higher Education’.

Carmichael, P. and Burchmore, H. (2010) ‘Social Software and Academic Practice: Postgraduate Students as Co-Designers of Web 2.0 Tools’ The . . . → Read More: SPNECRE Participatory Design Article Published