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VIII International Seminar of the UOC UNESCO Chair in e-Learning on Teacher Training: Reconsidering Teachers' Roles
Transcript of VIII International Seminar of the UOC UNESCO Chair in e-Learning on Teacher Training: Reconsidering Teachers' Roles
Creation and dissemination of knowledge through its annual International Seminar, roundtables, participation in social networks and other activities.
Research applied to the fields of Open Educational Resources (OER) and Gender & Technology.
Training workshops specialising in relevant subjects of e-learning.
The UNESCO spirit can be seen in all of the Chair’s activities, giving voice to institutions and individuals, engaged into educational practice by promoting the intensive use of technology for the public benefit and development. VII International Seminar on Mobile Learning VI International Seminar on Open Social Learning Day 1 - Thursday, October 6
8:30h - Registration
9:30h - Opening Session
Pere Fabra, Vice President, Academic Organisation and Faculty Affairs, Open University of Catalonia (UOC), Spain
Emma Kiselyova, Executive Director, UNESCO Chair in e-Learning, UOC, Spain Day 1 - Thursday, October 6
SESSION 1 - Chair: Julià Minguillón, Academic Director, UNESCO Chair in e-Learning, UOC, Spain
10:00h - Keynote: Steve Wheeler, Learning Technologies, University of Plymouth, UK, "Learning and Teaching in the Digital Age"
11:00h - Coffee Break Day 1 - Thursday, October 6
SESSION 2 - Chair: Lourdes Guàrdia, Professor, eLearn Center, UOC, Spain
11:20h - Demo: Signe Sutherland and David Pitcher, North Hertfordshire College, UK, "New Learning Team: Time for Creativity and Collaboration in Teacher Education"
12:00h - Keynote: Douglas Thomas, University of Southern California, U.S.A, "Cultivating the imagination for a world of constant change"
13:00h - Lunch Day 1 - Thursday, October 6
SESSION 3 - Chair: Pere Fabra, Vice President, Academic Organisation and Faculty Affairs, Open University of Catalonia (UOC), Spain
14:30h - Keynote: Yehuda Elkana, former President and Rector of the Central European University, Budapest, Hungary; Hannes Klöpper, Founding Member of iversity.org, Germany, "Higher Education Curricula, Technology and the Changing Role of the Teacher in the 21st Century"
15:30h - Demo: Peter Baptist, University of Bayreuth, Germany, "Towards New Teaching of Mathematics - What Do We Learn from SINUS?"
16:10h - Coffee Break Day 1 - Thursday, October 6
SESSION 4 - Chair: Teresa Guasch, Associate Professor, Department of Psychology and Education Sciences, UOC, Spain
16:30h - Demo: Hanna Teräs, Tampere University of Applied Sciences, Finland, "Using Authentic Learning and Social Media for Developing 21st Century Pedagogical Skills in Teacher Education"
17:10h - Demo: "Teacher Education Programmes in South Africa" (to be confirmed)
17:50h - End of the Session
21:00h - Dinner at La Camarga Day 2 - Friday, October 7
SESSION 5 - Chair: Eduard Aibar, Professor, Arts and Humanities Department, UOC, Spain
9:15h - Keynote: Edem Adubra, UNESCO Paris, France, "Enhancing the status and professionalism of teachers in the digital age"
10:15h - Demo: Ichiya Nakamura and Janak Bhimani, Keio University, Japan, "Enhancing the creativity of children through the use of digital video technology"
10:55h - Coffee Break & Group Photo Day 2 - Friday, October 7
SESSION 6 - Chair: Begoña Gros, Director of e-Learn Center, UOC, Spain
11:30h - Keynote: Ferran Ruiz Tarragó, President of the Education Council of Catalonia, Spain, "The Usual Suspects? Teachers, Their Challenges and Development"
12:20h - Demo: Jordi Blanch i Huguet, Ministry of Education of Catalonia, Spain; Jordi Moral i Ajado and Diego Haro Nieto, Institut Obert de Catalunya, Spain, "IOC: an Experience in Changing Roles of Teachers and Students"
13:00h - Demo: Teresa Guasch and Guillermo Bautista, Universitat Oberta de Catalunya, Spain, "Training new teachers for Secondary Education: trying out changes and improvements"
13:40h - Conclusions of the VIII Seminar: Julià Minguillón, Academic Director, UNESCO Chair in e-Learning, UOC, Spain C/ Aribau 117
21h V International Seminar on Digital Divide