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Monday 4 September 2006

Pre-conference workshop
Post Spring Conference 06 - Net Generation

Frans Jacobs - Delft University of Technology
Scott Wilson - CETIS at the University of Wales, Bangor, UK.

Frans is doing PhD research about the relationship between characteristics of the Net Generation, competency demands for the network society and leading principles for learning arrangements. He published 'Leren van Jongeren' in 2005. Frans worked at Hogeschool Zuyd as Policy Advisor for Information Management.

Scott is the Assistant Director at CETIS. CETIS advises Universities and Colleges on the strategic, technical and pedagogic implications of educational technology standards. CETIS also provides strategic and technical input to JISC programmes such as X4L, and the e-learning framework programmes.

Workshop overview
This workshop follows on from discussions at the 2006 Spring Conference, organised by ALT, SURF and ILTA. The workshop deals with the so-called 'net generation' from a British and Dutch perspective and combines presentation and discussion in order to gain insight in how to teach the net generation.

Topics to be covered and expected outcomes
Participants will:

  • Gain insights into how to teach the net generation;
  • Discuss Dutch and British perspectives on the net generation;
  • Explore the work of educational developers such as George Siemens concerning the net generation;
  • Discuss design principles for next generation learning environments.

Room: Carnegie Room A
Time: 1500 - 1700
How to book: Email Hayley Willis, ALT's Events Administrator.

Please note that all post conference workshops have been cancelled. For any queries with regards to attending pre or post conference workshops, please contact Hayley Willis, ALT Events Administrator on 01865 484126.




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