New digital media ecosystems for learning
Date: Monday 19 November 2012
Time: 12:00 - 13:00
With new online platforms offering opportunities for teaching and learning released almost on a daily basis it can be challenging to find out which is best suited to your teaching and learning needs, and how to choose which platform to use and when.
This session will explore new and emerging developments in online digital media technologies (such as YouTube, Facebook, Scoop.it), how they can enrich learning, teaching and assessment, and will present practical selection methods.
Theo Kuechel, Independent Learning Advisor, will give an overview of the types of technologies currently available,
Adam Richards, Music Technologies Lecturer, will show how he and colleagues at Bridgend College, Wales are using Facebook to support teaching and learning
Tim O’Riordan, JISC Digital Media Advisor, proposes a novel approach to selecting digital technologies for learning.
What will be covered
- Introduction to webinar theme and contributors
- Overview of affordances of technologies for learning,
- Introduction to selection methods,
- Experience of using Facebook at Bridgend College,
- Q&A, 10 minutes
This event is free, however registration is required.