Day 1 Resources

Thank you to all of our presenters, here are links to the presentations and papers that have been shared with us.


Day One – SOLSTICE 2012


Keynote 1: The Future is Open

Steve Wheeler, Associate Professor of Learning Technology, Plymouth University

Keynote 2: Nice and Easy Does It: using technology to support the mapping and enhancement of core graduate attributes across undergraduate programmes

Professor Rob Reed, Pro-Vice Chancellor (Learning and Teaching), CQUniversity, Australia


Session 1 – ReVERiFy: Cultivating a Community of Practice on Video-Enhanced Assessment and Feedback – James McDowell, University of Huddersfield

Session 2 – EVS and Peer Assessment in Computer Science and Life Sciences – Dr Trevor Barker, University of Hertfordshire

Session 3 – Hashtags & Retweets: using Twitter to aid community, communication and casual (informal) learning  – Peter Reed & Dr Ian Kay, Manchester Metropolitan University

Session 4 – Exploring the Impact of an Institution-Wide e-Submission and Assessment System on the Experience of L5 Students  – Dr John Butcher & Simon Birkett, University of Derby

Session 5 – Harnessing the Creativity of Digital Multimedia Tools in Distance Learning – Judith Williams & Dr Soraya Kouadri Mostefaoui, The Open University

Session 6 – Harnessing the Evil: recognizing and preventing cyberbullying – Dr Sandra Murray & Dr Suzanne Maniss, University of Tennessee at Martin

Session 7 – Employability on the Move – Susannah Diamond, Sheffield Hallam University

Session 8 – Blended Learning: open software and the application into mental health nurse education and beyond – Judith Ball & Julie Ann Owen, Edge Hill University

Session 9 – Transforming e-Assessment for Learning – Deeba Parmar, Caroline Reid & Alex Chapman, Middlesex University

Session 10 – Using Twitter to Enhance Students’ Wider Subject Awareness – Paul Smalley, Edge Hill University

Session 11 – The Growth of a Blogging Community for Teaching and Learning at the University of the Arts London – John Jackson, University of the Arts London

Session 12 – An Holistic Approach to Video-Enhancement of Learning, Feedback and Assessment in Computing and Information Technology – James McDowell, University of Huddersfield

Session 13 – Working in Partnership to Create a Nutrition Electronic Education Resource for Nurses – Anne Coufopoulos & Alan Seatwo, Edge Hill University & Anne Hyson, St Helens & Knowsley NHS Trust

Session 14 – Virtual World – Practical Legal Skills – Paul Rogers, University of Western Sydney, Australia

Session 15 – TELing All: the student experienceDawne Bell, David Wooff & Students, Edge Hill University

Session 16 – Helping Students Get More ‘Quality Time’ with Lecturers: how technology is freeing academics – Kellie Cox, University of Exeter                                                                           

Session 17 – Online Learning at Your Fingertips – Carol Chatten, Edge Hill University

Session 18 – The Art of Technology and Humor: a teaching strategy in nursing educationDr Joseph Molinatti, College of Mount Saint Vincent, USA

Session 19 – Improving Feedback – The Development of an Online Assessment Tool (OAT)John Jackson & Marc Griffith, University of the Arts London

Session 20 – Successful Migration to a New VLE – Lessons Learnt and Where to Next? – Jacqui Basquill & David Callaghan, Edge Hill University

Session 21 – Understanding Students’ eLearning Experience – Helen Rodger & Gladson Chikwa, Sheffield Hallam University

Session 22 –  Blended Learning for Large Classes: A Pedagogical Template for Low-Resourced Contexts –  Dr Peter Aborisade, The Federal University of Technology, Akure

Session 23 (i) – Racing to an e-Learning Makeover: Pedagogical, Technical & Legal Considerations for Distance Learning  – Adam Palin, Manchester Metropolitan University

Session 23 (ii) – Creating Sustainable Change: Sharing Good Practice in the VLE – Steph Comley & Amy Sampson, University College Falmouth

Session 23 (iii) – Using Assistive Technology as a Vehicle to Enable Disabled Learners in HE – Dr Sue Wilkinson & Jeff Lewis, Cardiff Metropolitan University

Session 23 (iv) – Awareness & Attitudes to the Open Content Movement – Peter Reed, Manchester Metropolitan University


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