Programme January 24th

Mobile Connections – Who’s in Charge?
Held: Friday, 24th January 2014 from 12:00 to 13:00 (GMT)
MirandaNet Lounge

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Our invited panel debated: “How have mobile devices, network technology and internet access changed school culture and the balance between home and school?”

Panel

  • Stuart Abraham; Group Call
  • Dr. Kevin Burden; University of Hull
  • Karen Cameron;  MSC MirandaNet Fellow
  • Dylan Jones; Follett
  • Jan Harrison; Naace
  • Mark Yorke/David Fuller; Tablet Academy

This session was chaired by Dr Sarah Younie
You can watch the  Watch the recording here

We are establishing a MirandaNet research group  on mobile devices
We invite you to join our Mobile research community here


Careers in the 21st Century

Held: Friday, 24th January 2014 from 14:30 to 15:30 (GMT)
MirandaNet Lounge

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Our invited panel debated: “Can digital and social media help students choose a career wisely ?”

Panel

  • Jeffrey Defries; Founder, icould
  • Susan Burke; Careers Adviser
  • Tristram Hooley;  Head of iCeGS, University of Derby
  • Ian Lynch; TML/NAACE
  • Martin Owen; Learning and Technology expert

This session was chaired by Professor Christina Preston
You can  Watch the recording here

We are establishing a MirandaNet research group  on career and social media
We invite you to join our Mobile research community here


Computing Curriculum – Only Coding Matters?
Held Friday, 24th January 2014 from 16:30 to 17:30 (GMT)
MirandaNet Lounge

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Our invited panel debated:  “Learning Coding is now deemed a very important life skill,  but what else do children and students need to know about digital technologies and computers?:

Panel 

  • Mark Anderson: Director Digital Pedagogy, Sir Bernard Lovell School
  • Miles Berry; Roehampton University
  • Mark Chambers; NAACE
  • Ian Lynch; TML/NAACE
  • Rachel Jones; Elliot Foundation and Steljes

This session was chaired by Bob Harrison; Toshiba
You can Watch the recording here

We are establishing a MirandaNet research group  on computing in the curriculum,
We invite you to join our computing in the curriculum research community here

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