LSRI at ICLS

Staff and students of the University of Nottingham's Learning Sciences Research Institute will share their research and participate at the International Conference of the Learning Sciences (ICLS) in London from 23rd through 27th of June, 2018. Organized by the International Society of the Learning Sciences, ICLS is a major international event, which gathers people involved in all aspects of the field of the learning sciences. This year's ICLS is part of the London Festival of Learning hosted by University College London. The LSRI is proud to be represented by our excellent professors, PhD and Master's students who are attending the event. Below is a list of ICLS event featuring participation for LSRI staff: Collaborative learning, interdependence, and dyadic data analyses: Building knowledge and community practices - Lenka Schnaubert, Rachel Lam, Cynthia D’Angelo, Anne Deiglmayr, Claudia Mazziotti, Freydis Vogel - ICLS workshop 10 (Sun Jun 24/ 9:00 AM - 13:00 PM) Drawing for Learning from Dynamic Visualisations in...
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Seminar: Contract cheating and assessment design @ 4pm Tuesday the 22nd of May

Phil Newton Recent media attention and guidance from the UK Quality Assurance Agency has highlighted the problem of Contract Cheating in Higher Education. In 2016 the Australian Department of Education and Training commissioned a two-year Strategic Priority Project led by the University of South Australia to investigate the problem of contract cheating and the role of assessment design. The project collected the largest dataset to date on this topic and has developed evidence-based resources to assist the sector in addressing this threat to academic integrity. This seminar will share findings and resources from the project. More details of location and timing here...
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Life as a librarian: Learning Sciences post-LSRI (Katie Fraser)

Katie Fraser' Learning Lunch discussion: While studying at the LSRI, I undertook a PhD using an ecological approach to studying children’s homework, looking at use of traditional and emerging learning technologies in a social space. However, as I studied I became increasingly aware of how I used technologies in my own study and learning as a researcher. Alongside that I started working part-time in one of Nottingham’s libraries, and realised that I wanted to become a librarian. Since I graduated in 2009, I have been working and studying in the library field. (more…)...
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