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The Programme

For delegate information and planning, the draft conference programme is provided below.  Please note that this may be subject to change.

Tuesday, July 5

Visiting Delegates Welcome - Vice Chancellor’s Official Residence


Wednesday, July 6

Parallel Session

Parallel Session

Parallel Session

9.30 - 10.30

Registration and Drinks

10.30 - 11.00

Opening and Vice Chancellor’s Welcome Address

11.00 - 12.00


Professor Glynis Cousin: Co-Inquiry with Students

12.00 -1.30



1.30 - 3.00

Panel Session: Encouraging creativity and engagement in Higher Education

(with a focus on the conference themes)

Vice Chancellor Martin Hall, Pro-Vice Chancellors Ghassan Aouad and Huw Morris + Glynis / Alec / Norman

3.00 - 3.30

Drinks Break

3.30 - 5.00

Paper Session 1

46: Open access E-portfolios: Student motivations for the digital curation of professional identities for lifelong learning

133: Developments in interactive media practices of young people

134: Connecting experiences - telling stories through a networked environment

165: Designing Social Constructivist Mobile Learning Activities for HEI Courses in Malaysia

Paper Session 2

53: Engaging ethics education - exploring the potential of the Values Exchange decision making software: A case study.

124: Social software, learning and education: new ways to look at and work with the classroom

167: Enhancing Information Systems Literacy Education via the Four Resources Model

168: The global classroom for supply chain management, any time, anywhere!


Pecha Kucha 1

109: Study on Global Citizenship Education and Transformation of College Teachers’ Pedagogy

114: The Whole Thing: a case study in teaching and learning delivery through a partnership project

116: Bringing the Social into the Sciences: Blurring Media Boundaries

139: The Challenge of Authenticity: Learning and Teaching "Professional Skills"

142: 6 mins and 40 seconds on building a network, partnerships, and student engagement

173: TOTeM: The Tale So Far - Partnership and Engagement with the Community


5.30 - 7.00

Drinks Reception at Salford Art Gallery (Optional tour of the Gallery)


Walking tour to Manchester

Thursday, July


Parallel Session

Parallel Session

Parallel Session

Parallel Session

9.oo - 9.30

Registration and Drinks

9.30 - 10.30


Dr Alec Couros: Why Networked Learning Matters


Drinks break


Paper Session 3

145: Learning, engaging and embedding: an approach to establishing an
integrated commerce internship program

162: Addressing the construction labour market skills mismatch through lifelong learning in higher education institutions


169: Can we make higher education relevant to the needs of the Search & Social Media Marketing industry?

Paper Session 4

57: An assessment of the current Vocational Education and Training in the Government Vocational Training Centers in the Sultanate of Oman


99: Group role-play as a method of facilitating student to student interaction and making theory relevant

160: Connecting with Students for Academic Success: An Examination of the Process Education Model

Demos 1

27: How high fidelity simulation can develop and enhance clinical examination skills

Pecha Kucha 2

16: Managing Teaching, Learning and Assessment with a Large Level 4 BA (Hons) Graphic Design Cohort or Typographic University Challenge - A Case Study.

77: Confident and competent? Helping students to self-assess their
practice-based skills

85: We write to work out what we think: Embedding “writing workouts” in researching

117: Feedback conversations in a blended classroom

12.00 - 1.00



1.00 - 2.30

Paper Session 5

35: Learning to Act Like A Nurse

74: Leveraging learning experiences to promote student engagement in a business ethics class.

113: Evaluating the effectiveness of Skype as a tool for promoting internationalisation of the nursing curriculum

150: Positive student outcomes achieved within a large-cohort health foundation year course in the face of a changing and challenging educational environment

Paper Session 6

34: Student evaluations: do lecturers value them and use them to engage with student learning needs?

123: Aesthetic development in higher education: An interdisciplinary dialogue

140: Using the urban to span the boundaries between diverse disciplines: Drama Education and Business Management

154: Education through Creativity: A Case for Experience Initiated Learning

Pecha Kucha 3

70: Engaging library staff with Web 2.0 innovations: the Learning 2.0 experience

80: Dropout Bear and other Stories: Toward an Understanding of Non-Completion in Art and Design

81: “Don't normally do Facebook”; Use of Facebook on a large online course

107: An integrated VLE and Social Network for Pre-induction

136: How my lecturers UNinspired me: a student' recommendation on creativity and engagement

137: Glogster in pre-service teacher education

141: Emerging technologies: bridging personal and organizational uses

164: The Utilization of the Cascade Model for the Ambassador Program: Effat University Case

Pecha Kucha 4

41: Designing a social computing course through the use of social computing characteristics -the medium is the message


52: An assessment of the current higher education system in Libya

55: Building community with Facebook©: Teaching with Web 2.0 technologies in higher education

56: Experiences of problem based learning with a large cohort - the students’ perspective


129: Reflection on Action In Action Research: Introducing E-learning in Ghanaian Rural Community School


2.30 - 3.00

Drinks break

3.00 - 4.00



23: MoRe (or) reflecting while dusting? Developing reflection on-the-go within Academic Development


38: Engaging with the Employability Challenge


4.00 - 4.30

Travel to Media city

4.30 - 5.30

Keynote at Media City - Philharmonic Studio

Saul Nassé: Inspiring a Life Full of Learning

5.30 - 7.30

Things to do at Media City

7.30 - late

Conference Dinner at The Lowry


Friday, July 8
Parallel Session
Parallel Session
Parallel Session
Parallel Session
Parallel Session
9.00 - 9.30
Drinks break
9.30 - 11.00
Paper session 6
Paper session 7
3 Demos
Pecha Kucha 5
Pecha Kucha 6
11.00 - 11.30
Drinks break
11.30 - 12.30
Publication Workshop
12.30 - 1.30
1.30 - 2.30
2.30 - 3.00
Closing summary & Prizes


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