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Reviewing current and future practice in the use of virtual worlds in Higher Education

Gary Motteram

Friday, 14 March 2014 from 09:30 to 16:30 (GMT)

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This event will explore the current state of the art in the use of virtual worlds in education and will be a mixture of face-to-face presentations and online activity. It is free to attend and lunch and refereshments will be provided. You can also attend the event online, if you can't make it face-to-face. For details on attending online, please check out the Euroverity website, or email: gary.motteram@manchester.ac.uk:

Programme:

09.30 – Participants arrive (Coffee/ Tea available)

10.00 – Opening introduction and welcome

10.10 – Paul Rudman (University of Leicester) – Seven reasons for teaching

in virtual worlds

11.00 – Virtual courses- Darren Mundy and Luisa Panichi (University of

Hull) (Online Presentation)

11.45 – Coffee/ Tea Break

12.00 – Maggi Savin-Baden (University of Coventry) -- The impact of virtual

world learning on Higher Education

12.45 -- Lunch and networking

13.30 – Liz Falconer (University of West England) -- Learning in virtual

environments: dimensions of situated learning

14.15 – Virtual session – Euroversity Network Project partners

15.00 – Coffee/ Tea break

15.15 – Final panel (Joint online and face-to-face)

16.00 – End of day

Do you have questions about Reviewing current and future practice in the use of virtual worlds in Higher Education? Contact Gary Motteram

When & Where


Kanaris Lecture Theatre, Manchester Museum
University of Manchester
Oxford Road
M13 9PL Manchester
United Kingdom

Friday, 14 March 2014 from 09:30 to 16:30 (GMT)


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