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Mobile Learning Conference and MoLeNET Awards 2010

Preparations are underway for the 2010 Mobile Learning conference which will take place on Wednesday 29th September in central London.

As with previous years, the event will be participative in format, including:

  • Sessions showcasing the findings of each MoLeNET 3 project
  • Practical workshops
  • Exhibition areas
  • Keynote speakers

To attend this conference kindly book here.

The conference will also be followed by the MoLeNET Awards 2010 – an exclusive awards event to recognise outstanding work in the field of mobile learning.

The MoLeNET Awards 2010 will recognise outstanding achievement under MoLeNET Phase 3, with awards for 13 categories as follows:

  • Senior Leadership Award
  • Project Manager Award
  • MoLeNET Academy Leadership Award
  • Lead Practitioner Researcher Award
  • Practitioner (Teacher) Award
  • Student Learner Award
  • Staff Development Award
  • MoLeSHARE/MoLeTV Award
  • Technical/Internal Support Systems Award
  • Best Product Award
  • Mobile Applications Development Award

Nomination forms are available here.

 

MoLeNET Mobile Learning Conference 2009

1st December 2009, The Grange St. Pauls Hotel, London

Conference supported by:

Mobile Learning Conference 2009 logos LSC Logo Becta Logo ConnectEd Logo

 

 

The conference included the following presentations:

LSC Introduction – Steve Nichols, Technology for Learning, LSC

Stuart Edwards, Deputy Director, Department for Business, Innovation and Skills

Transforming the college and practice in Gloucestershire - Greg Smith, Principal and James Clay, ILT & Learning Resources Manager

The Becta perspective, Cathy Ellis, Director, Becta

The impact of MoLeNET, Jill Attewell & Carol Savill-Smith, LSN

MoLeNET Projects Presentations/Demonstrations and Mobile Learning Research Papers

There were exhibitions and optional activities including:

  • TechDis eBooks workshop
  • MoLeShare and MoLeTV workshop
  • ConnectEd workshop
  • ITQ for mobile learning workshop
  • Tour of St Paul’s Cathedral
  • Trip to skydeck

A "Question Time"-style panel debate also took place. The panel included on one side educators and policy makers and on the other mobile industries representatives discussing some of the key mobile learning trends, issues, opportunities and barriers and the question of where do we go from here?

Chair: Bob Harrison, Vice Chair of Governors, Northern College and Education Advisor, Toshiba Information Systems (UK) Ltd.

Education Panel:
Dr Ian Chowcat, Becta
Markos Tiris, Programme Director for Technology and Learning, LSIS
James Clay, Gloucestershire College and MoLeNET mentor
Alistair McNaught, TechDis

Industry Panel:
John O'Donnell, Cisco
Mick Mullane, an Apple Educator and MoLeNET mentor
Andy Goff, ConnectEd
Stuart Taylor, T-Mobile
Steve Pluta, Telefonica O2

 

MoLeNET Dissemination Conference 2008: Mobile Learning in Practice

18th September 2008, The Emirates Stadium, London

The aims of the conference were:

  • To disseminate nationally the good practice, lessons learned, research and evaluation findings, tips, tools and advice arising out of the MoLeNET programme in 2007/08
  • To demonstrate technologies, systems, learning materials and techniques
  • To provide a platform for practitioners to share and an opportunity for networking and building of future partnerships and to provide an update on how to apply for MoLeNET funding in 2008/09

Conference format

The conference included

  • A small number of introductory and keynote speeches
  • An overview of the MoLeNET research and evaluation activities including some key findings
  • Parallel workshop streams focussing on different curriculum areas, learning contexts and pedagogies
  • Presentations and Practical demonstrations
  • Expert seminars and a “Question Time” type debate with a panel of leading experts
  • An exhibition by suppliers of mobile technologies and services

Conference Presentations

Feedback and Reviews

Conference photos

The MoLeNET Launch Conference, September 2007

Tuesday, 25 September 2007, London

LSN held a successful launch conference for the MoLeNET project at the Oval cricket ground in London on the 25th September. Delegates were able to get more information from LSN and the LSC on the MoLeNET project, visit exhibitions and look at mobile learning technology and attend workshops on mobile learning. Presentations from the launch conference are available.

The following companies and organisations exhibited at the conference


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Danny_Atwere,John_Stone,Steve_Nichols,Jill_Attewell Danny Atwere - LSN, John Stone - LSN, Steve Nichols - LSC, Jill Attewell - LSN

 

Carol Savill-Smith Carol Savill-Smith - LSN

 

Workshops In the afternoon, delegates attended workshops on various aspects of mobile learning

 

Mobile learning demonstrations In the afternoon, delegates attended workshops on various aspects of mobile learning

 

Mobile learning demonstations Delegates saw demonstrations of mobile Technology

 

Our MoLeNET Information day took place on Monday 9 July 2007 at the Lakeside Centre at Aston University - a very attractive venue conveniently close to Birmingham city centre. It was a very successful day, which attracted 210 delegates mostly from colleges and universities.


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The MoLeNET Information Day, July 2007

Our MoLeNET Information day took place on Monday 9 July 2007 at the Lakeside Centre at Aston University - a very attractive venue conveniently close to Birmingham city centre. It was a very successful day, which attracted 210 delegates mostly from colleges and universities.

The presentations made on the day can be found below. These are:

And the following 4 workshops about mobile learning which were held in the afternoon

Photographs from the conference

 

Jill Attewell Jill Attewell - LSN

Danny Atwere Danny Atwere - LSN

Steve Nichols Steve Nichols - LSC

BECTA 2 BECTA Presentation

Bob Harrison Bob Harrison

Dave Whyley Dave Whyley - Wolverhampton WEA

Geoff Stead Geoff Stead - Tribal CTAD

Jim Davies Jim Davies - OGC

Lillian Soon Lilian Soon - Xlearn