5th Annual Conference on Teaching & Learning: Learning Technologies, June 7/8, 2007
Programme

Learning Technologies: from Pilot to Mainstream
5th Annual Teaching and Learning Conference

NUI Galway
7th and 8th June 2007

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Thursday June 7th 2007

Time

Session

Venue

08.30 – 09.30

Registration & Tea/Coffee

Foyer, Arts Millennium Building

09.30 – 09.45

Conference Welcome and Opening Address, President NUI Galway

O hEocha Theatre

09.45 – 10.30

Keynote I

Prof Ray Land

New technologies and troublesome knowledge: how Web 2.0 is transforming HE

O hEocha Theatre

10.30 – 10.50

Poster Exhibition and Tea/Coffee

Foyer, Arts Millennium Building

10.50 – 12.30

Parallel Session (A)

Various

12.30 – 13.45

Lunch

Bar

Poster Exhibition

Foyer, Arts Millennium Building

13.45 – 14.45

Keynote II

Prof Michael Kerres

Web 2.0 and its implications for learning in higher education

O hEocha Theatre

14.45 – 16.15

Parallel Session (B)

Various

16.15 – 16.45

Poster Exhibition and Tea/Coffee

Foyer, Arts Millennium Building

16.45 – 17.30

Keynote III

Bill McDaniel

Visions of a Learning Future

O hEocha Theatre

17.30

Concluding Remarks

O hEocha Theatre

20.00

Conference Dinner

Radisson Hotel, Galway

Friday June 8th 2007

Time

Session

Venue

09.00 – 09.30

Poster Exhibition and Tea/Coffee

Foyer, Arts Millennium Building

09.30 – 10.00

Welcome Address, Registrar

Address, Director Computer Services

O hEocha Theatre

10.00 – 10.45

Keynote IV

Prof Wim van Petegem

O hEocha Theatre

10.45 – 12.30

Parallel Session (C)

Various

12.30 – 13.45

Lunch

Bar

Poster Exhibition

Foyer, Arts Millennium Building

13.45 – 14.30

Keynote V

Prof Stephen Heppell

O hEocha Theatre

14.30 – 15.00

Panel Discussion

O hEocha Theatre

15.00

Concluding Remarks and Conference Close

O hEocha Theatre

 

Please Note:  This Programme is subject to change.


Parallel Session (A)

Thursday June 7th

10.50 – 12.30

 

Session 1

Chair: Paul Gormley, CELT

Catherine Bruen

(National Digital Learning Repository)

The NDLR: Sharing Information and Resources Across the Irish HE Sector

O hEocha Theatre

Maureen O’Sullivan

(National University of Ireland, Galway)

Creative Commons and Open Access in Education

Prof. Robert Clark

(University College Dublin & Arthur Cox)

Ownership of Intellectual Property Rights in the Third Level Sector – Law, Reality and Urban Myths

Session 2

Chair: Labhaoise Ní Dhonnchadha, CELT

Dr Marie-Thérèse Batardière, Dr Liam Murray & Catherine Jeanneau

(University of Limerick)

“Up the walls!”: the potential and practice of a class blog in language learning

Fottrell Theatre

Niall Watts

 (University College Dublin)

Blogs as Reflective Learning Tools

Kristin Susilowati, Dr. Elizabeth A. Boyle & Dr. Iain MacLaren

 (Univerity of Paisley, UK & National University of Ireland, Galway)

A Case Study of Students’ Reflective Thinking in Continuing Professional Development by E-Learning

Mary Loftus  

(National University of Ireland, Galway)

Exploring Online Discussion – A Shared Voyage of Discovery for Student, Researcher & Facilitator Team

Session 3

Chair: Tim Murphy, CELT

Helen Guerin

(University College Dublin)

Reflects on the development of moving image artefacts: Lessons learned from the development of video content to promote effective student engagement with a range of discipline specific content

Tnuthail Theatre

Ronan Hennessy & Martin Feely

(National University of Ireland, Galway)

3D Visualisation in the Lecture Hall – A Real World Challenge

Paul Davis, Dr Theo Lynn & Dr Malcolm Brady

(Dublin City University)

SWIF (Student-Written, Instructor-Facilitated) Learning

Paul Hayes

(National College of Ireland)

The Use of New Communication Technologies to Improve Quality of Student Learning

Session 4

 

Lucy Keating

(Netskills)

Blogs and Wikis – Beyond the Hype

AM119

 


Parallel Session (B)

Thursday June 7th

14.45 – 16.15

 

Session 1

Chair: Fiona Concannon, CELT

Dr R. Parsons, Dr S. P. Booth & Dr A.J. Loughran

(University of Dundee, University of Stirling & University of Paisley, UK)

Developing a method for visualising approaches to HE learning and teaching

O hEocha Theatre

Angélica Rísquez & Sarah Moore

(University of Limerick)

The pedagogical public park: ICT adoption and collective responsibility

Christian Grune

(Humboldt University Berlin, Germany)

Dropping the “e” – Focus on competence development as a precondition for excellence in teaching and learning

Session 2

Chair: Marie Morrissey, Open Learning Centre

Lynn O’Connor & Lucy Byrnes

(National University of Ireland, Galway)

Evolving Science-Based Teaching – A Case Study

Fottrell Theatre

Jana Tietze

 (Humboldt University Berlin, Germany)

E-Learning with Horticultural Sciences

Thomas Kropmans, Heike Smidt-Felzman, Mary Keys, Michal Molcho & Peter Cantillon

 (National University of Ireland, Galway)

Medical professionalism; a way from traditional to blended learning

Session 3

Chair: Máire Aine Ní Mhainnín, Dept of French

Pilar Alderete-Diaz

(National University of Ireland, Galway)

How to create your own task-based learning environment in the language laboratory

Tnuthail Theatre

Lawrence Cleary

(University of Limerick)

Revisiting the Silent Way in Online Approaches to Learning Sentence Structure in Academic Writing Tasks

Dr Laura McLoughlin

(National University of Ireland, Galway)

Teaching Translation – Technology and Pedagogy

Session 4

 

Lucy Keating

(Netskills)

Social Software – What’s it all about?

AM119

 Parallel Session (C)

Friday June 8th

10.45 – 12.30

 

Session 1

Chair: Caoimhin Ó Nualláin, DERI

Jacek Jankowski, Filip Czaja & Jaroslaw Dobrzanski

(Digital Enterprise Research Institute, Galway)

Adapting informal sources of knowledge to e-Learning

O hEocha Theatre

Ali Shamaej & Lejla Rovcanin

(HEAnet & Dublin Institute of Technology)

The advances of Videoconferencing for third level institutions in Ireland

Sebastian Ryszard Kruk

(Digital Enterprise Research Institute, Galway)

Search and Browsing Cycle for Knowledge Discovery and Learning

Session 2

Chair: Catherine Dufficy, Computer Services

Elaine O’Leary

(Athlone Institute of Technology)

Policy and Practice in the use of a range of Assistive Technologies for students with Specific Learning Difficulty

Fottrell Theatre

Michael Hogan, Ian Stewart & Chris Dwyer

(National University of Ireland, Galway)

Argument Mapping with RationaleTM: The Evaluation of Argument Mapping as a Learning Tool

Joseph Allen

(Queen’s University Belfast)

POD casts – an Educational Perspective

Anne Lodge & Claire McAvinia

(National University of Ireland, Maynooth)

The use of audience response software for attitudinal research

Session 3

Chair: John Newell, Dept of Mathematics

Dr Kevin Johnson, Sinead Averill, Cathal McHugo & Timothy Hall

(University of Limerick)

Are Learning Content Management Systems better than traditional face-to-face teaching?

Tnuthail Theatre

Derek O’Reilly, James Doody, Mairéad Nic Giolla Mhichíl, Stephen Ridley, Graeme Blench & Chris Etherington

(Dundalk Institute of Technology, Institute of Technology Tallaght, Dublin City University & Durham University, UK)

Maximising the Pedagogic Effectiveness of Online Lecture Notes

Theodore Lynn

(Dublin City University)

The Fast and the Furious: An Experiential Approach for introducing Strategic Management and Organisation Theory

Brian Mulligan

(Institute of Technology Sligo)

iOpen: The Open Institute

Session 4

 

Lucy Keating

(Netskills)

Implementing Social Software – Practicalities and Pitfalls

AM119