2016 Symposium on Advances in Digital Technology for University Teaching and Learning
Don't miss the Symposium on Digital Technology for Education!
8-9 December 2016, Campus Kristiansand, auditorium B1 006.
The higher education landscape is being reshaped, through transformative pedagogy and affordable, usable learning technologies. New models of education are emerging as a result of increased democratization of learning, where everyone can participate in co-creation of knowledge. The change in role of learners as prosumers of knowledge requires new thinking on the role and potential of technology in teaching and supervision processes. How to promote “future oriented, varied, involving and practice-oriented teaching and learning” as a solid foundation for lifelong learning? How to leverage the affordances of digital technology to nurture creativity and expedite innovation?
This symposium aims to present and discuss best practices on innovative use of digital technology in co-creation of knowledge. It will attract national and international partners, with a focus on “Learning and Education for the Future”.
Topics of interest:
Online tutoring and supervision
Gamification in education
Virtual reality and augmented reality in education
eCourseware design & development
Design, testing and evaluation of virtual learning environments
Symposium main tracks:
Digital technology support in supervision processes
Digital technology support in teaching processes
Agder Digital Learning Arena
PULS - Centre for Pedagogical Development
Det Digitale Universitetet
The symposium is free of charge and all UiA staff and students are invited. Welcome!