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Effective Teaching and Learning in the new and extended learning environments of the Digital Age

Date(s) Monday 9 May 2011
Venue University of Birmingham
Nuffield Learning Centre
Organised by ESCalate

‘Effective Teaching and Learning in the new and extended learning environments of the Digital Age’

A workshop designed to showcase practice-based effective teaching and learning with a range of new and emerging technologies in traditional and new learning environments.

During the workshop you will learn about:

  • Technologies which can be used to make teaching and learning more interactive in classrooms and lecture theatres
  • Creating effective on line communities of learning in virtual learning spaces
  • Mobile and off-campus learning using the latest SmartPhones and Tablets
  • Augmented Reality and innovative ways of presenting and accessing educational resources on a new generation of mobile devices
  • How new and emerging technologies can enhance and support learning in a variety of practice scenarios and meet rapidly changing student needs and demands in the Digital Age


John Traxler, Professor of Mobile Learning at the University of Wolverhampton and Director of the University’s Learning Lab

Steve Wheeler, Associate Professor of Learning Technologies, Faculty of Education, University of Plymouth

Steve Rose, Education Enhancement Unit, University of Exeter

Carlos Cortinhas  and Juliette Stephenson, Teaching Fellows, The Business School, University of Exeter

Jocelyn Wishart, Senior Lecturer in Education, University of Bristol

Emma Whittaker, works jointly as a Creative Digital Media Lecturer at South Devon College and as a lecturer in Media Arts at University of Plymouth

Intended Audience:

Teachers and those responsible for the effective deployment and use of learning technologies in HEIs and Further Education Colleges delivering HE programmes. The workshop provides an excellent opportunity for colleagues working within HE and HE in FE to meet, network and share good practice and ideas about using technology to enhance learning and teaching.

This event will take place between 9:45am and 4:00pm.