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CTEL Seminar Series - Yvonne Rogers

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Suspense Matters by Prof Yvonne Rogers

This event is available to Kings College London staff

Professor of Interaction Design and Director of UCLIC – a world leading Centre of Excellence in Human-Computer Interaction teaching and research.

Piaget is often cited for writing that when you teach learners something you take away forever their chance of discovering it for themselves. This observation is profound in view of the modern academe’s push towards ever more personalized learning, where the focus of much technology development is on measuring, rectifying and rewarding activity completion. Where has the excitement of discovery gone in this increasingly analytic approach? How can we bring back the not knowing in learning where suspense is what matters?

In this talk, Prof Rogers shows how we can design new forms of educational technology where learning is more about developing opportunities for learners to discover for themselves through mindful engagement, awareness, conversation and reflection.

Supporting talk:

Drawing to learn and the re-discovery of what is not worked out already

by Dr David Hay, Senior Lecturer in Higher Education, KLI

This talk explores student drawing-work and shows how students, like researchers, can be actively engaged in the curation of the "scientific object" and thus take a hand in what is brought to light as fact. The work touches on assessment is playful and research-led settings, where by definition, the potential knowledge target remains an unknown entity. Dr Hay will discuss the issues which make completeness and simplicity competing learning goals in such settings and I will also explore the issue that sometimes it is sensible to be giving students marks for what they have left out - rewarding judgement and deliberate

This event is available to Kings College London staff


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