We are pleased to announce the programme for CAL'09

Download your copy of the programme brochure here.

CONFERENCE

The CAL biennial conference, in association with Computers & Education, and Elsevier, is one of the premier international conferences addressing computers and learning.  It has a proud tradition of engendering critical debate on the key issues being tackled by researchers and practitioners in all areas and levels of, amongst other things, Educational Research, Evaluation, Learning Technologies, Teaching, Technology Enhanced Learning, Social Networking, Education Policy and Subject Specific Applications of Technology in Education and Learning.

CONFERENCE PROGRAMME

Sunday 22 March
17.00 - 19.00 Registration Hilton Metropole, Brighton
     
Monday 23 March
08.00 Registration 
09.00 Keynote 1 Beyond Current Horizons: Eight Socio-Technical Trends for the Future Dave Cliff University of Bristol, UK
10.00 Coffee Break
10.30 Symposium 1
Educational,Technological and Social Futures:Challenges and findings from the
UK 'Beyond Current Horizons'
Chair: K. Facer ESRI, Manchester Metropolitan University, UK
Symposium 2
Design of learning objects for wider adoption: A combined CETL symposium

Chair: S. Swithenby The Open University, UK
10.50 Parallel Session Parallel Session
11.10 Parallel Session Parallel Session
11.30 Parallel Session Parallel Session
12.10 Lunch
13.15 Symposium 3
Outside in, inside
out? Digital media as cultural resources for learning
Chair: J. Cook London MetropolitanUniversity, UK
Parallel Session
13.35 Parallel Session Parallel Session
13.55 Parallel Session Parallel Session
14.15 Parallel Session Parallel Session
14.35 - 15.45 Poster Discussion with Refreshments
15.45 - 17.15 Symposium 4
Learning in Digital Worlds: The State of the Nation Policy Debate

Chair: R. Luckin London Knowledge Lab, UK
Parallel Session
16.05 Parallel Session Parallel Session
16.25 Parallel Session Parallel Session
16.45 Parallel Session Parallel Session
18.30 - 20.00 Reception at Brighton Museum
    
Tuesday 24 March
09.00 Keynote 2 Title TBC Josie Taylor The Open University, UK
10.00 Coffee Break
10.30 Symposium 5
New Rules for
Engagement: Communities of Practice, Professional Development and Technology
Chair: C. Preston Mirandanet, UK
Parallel Session
10.50 Parallel Session Parallel Session
11.10 Parallel Session Parallel Session
11.30 Parallel Session Parallel Session
12.00 Lunch
13.15 Symposium 6
Personalising learning: the role of technology

Chair: P Banyard Nottingham Trent University, UK
Symposium 7
The challenges
of the design pattern paradigm for the development of learning environments and experiences
Chair: Y. Mor London Knowledge Lab, UK
13.35 Parallel Session Parallel Session
13.55 Parallel Session Parallel Session
14.15 Parallel Session Parallel Session
14.45 Poster Discussion with Refreshments
15.45 Symposium 8
Personalising
learning: the role of technology
Chair: P. Banyard Nottingham Trent University, UK
Symposium 9
Deep learning and
ICT - Where's the connection? Uncovering evidence of the mediating role of digital tools in transformative learning experiences in 14 to 19 education
Chair: S. Timmis University of Bristol, UK
16.05 Parallel Session Parallel Session
16.25 Parallel Session Parallel Session
16.45 Parallel Session Parallel Session
19.00 Optional Conference Dinner at Hilton Brighton Metropole Hotel
    
Wednesday 25 March
09.00 Keynote 3 Technology, mediation and access to the social memory Roger Saljo University of Gothenburg, Sweden
10.00 Symposium 10
Supporting learners
in creating their own virtual worlds
Chair: K. Howland University of Sussex, UK
Parallel Session
10.20 Parallel Session Parallel Session
10.40 Parallel Session Parallel Session
11.10 Parallel Session Parallel Session
11.30 Coffee Break
12.00 Symposium 11
Shareable
technologies, tangibles or mobile devices: which is best for collaborative learning?
Chair: Y. Rogers The Open University, UK
Parallel Session
12.20 Parallel Session Parallel Session
12.40 Parallel Session Parallel Session
13.00 Parallel Session Parallel Session
13.30 Lunch
14.15 Symposium 12
The potential of
Web 2.0 technologies for future learning: Contrasting perspectives of learners, teachers and managers
Chair: C. Crook University of Nottingham, UK
Parallel Session
14.35 Parallel Session Parallel Session
14.55 Parallel Session Parallel Session
15.15 Parallel Session Parallel Session
15.45 Plenary Panel Sessio  
16.30 Closing session and awards ceremony  
17.00 End of Conference  

REGISTRATION INFORMATION

Registration fees:

Authors 350 + VAT @ 17.5% = 411.25
Standard 400 + VAT @ 17.5% = 470.00
Students 225 + VAT @ 17.5% = 264.38

Registration includes:

  • Access to conference sessions and poster/exhibitions
  • Delegate bag
  • Abstract book
  • Mid session refreshments on each conference day
  • Welcome drinks reception on Monday 23rd March

Register here, to attend the CAL'09 conference

OPTIONAL CONFERENCE DINNER

An optional conference dinner will be held at the Hilton Hilton on Tuesday 24 March. The theme of the evening will be Brighton Rock and food, drink and entertainment will be provided. This promises to be a fun night and you can reserve your ticket on the registration form.

The ticket cost is 30 + VAT @ 17.5% = 35.20

Click here, to buy your conference dinner ticket.

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