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#disruptivebytes: Open Education Week

Live Stream: Hangouts on Air

Location: The Grass


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About the session

For the Disruptive Media Learning Lab’s contribution to Open Education Week, we will be hosting a Disruptive Bytes that is focused on Open Education. We are thrilled to have Leo Havemann and Javiera Atenas join us on this exciting week in the educational calendar.

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Embracing Open Educational Practices in HE

Talk by Leo Havemann
As open educational practices comprehend a series of activities, resources, techniques and models, the idea is to introduce these practices to HE educators so they can find the strand that suits them the most to be applied in their teaching and learning.

About Leo Havemann, E-Learning Technologist, Birkbeck, University of London
Leo is a Learning Technologist at Birkbeck, University of London, providing pedagogic and technical support for technology-enhanced learning at Birkbeck as well as working collaboratively with colleagues in the Bloomsbury Learning Environment consortium on cross-institutional TEL initiatives. He is a co-ordinator of the M25 Learning Technology Group (a practitioner-focused group) and of ELESIG London (a local branch of a wider community of learner experience researchers). He has taught in HE in New Zealand and Australia and he has a Master’s degree from the University of Waikato.

Open Data as Open Educational Resources

Talk by Dr Javiera Atenas
Open Data which is massively produced by governments, international organisations and research centres is somehow under-used in academic teaching and learning contexts, but as free and open tools can be key to develop research-related literacies including statistics, modelling, information and citizenship as can be used to work in scenario based learning.

About Dr Javiera Atenas, Researcher and Learning Technologist, Affiliation Academic College London – Open Knowledge Foundation
Co-coordinator of the open education working group of open knowledge foundation and learning technologist at the school of management at University College London. Her research strands are related with democratic access to information and academic development in technology enhanced teaching and learning


When and where?

March 9th 12:00 – 1:00 pm @ The Grass, 3rd floor Lanchester Library

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