Critical assessment of social media tools

Critical assessment of social media tools

Changing the Learning Landscape – Realities of social media in learning and teaching: Making effective, safe, efficient and appropriate use of social media ILETS member Lee Dunn was recently invited to present at  a national HEA event this coming April. You can book your place here: http://www.heacademy.ac.uk/events/detail/2014/24_April_SocialMedia_CLL Social media turns the traditional static web into […]

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Social Media 2013 Best Paper Award

Social Media 2013 Best Paper Award

ILETS member, Lee Dunn was invited to present a paper to Social Media 2013 and 18th International Conference on Education Technology in August, 2013. The conference saw over 400 delegates, presenters and participants from 22 countries, with some stepping on Hong Kong soil and others drifting in via cyberspace. A rich range of quality keynote […]

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ILETS Research and Teaching Group Website Launch

ILETS Research and Teaching Group Website Launch

Interdisciplinary Learning, Education, Technologies and Society We are really excited to bring this online resource to you, and we hope that you find it useful. We are an interdisciplinary group of researchers and teachers interested in exploring the connections between learning, education, technologies and society. We are part of the University of Glasgow College of […]

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ESRC/EPSRC Technology Enhanced Learning (TEL)

ESRC/EPSRC Technology Enhanced Learning (TEL)

Members of the ILETS team (Vic Lally, Maddy Sclater. Jane Magill, Alison Devlin) worked extensively with TEL as part of the Teaching and Learning Research Programme. There are five programme themes that articulate the overarching findings from the TEL Programme’s eight projects. Artificial Intelligence in Education (AIED) led by Rose Luckin under the Personalisation theme. Digital Inclusion led by Jane Seale under […]

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Adult Learning and Technology: Sofia Bulgaria

Adult Learning and Technology: Sofia Bulgaria

The Grundtvig programme is part of the European Union’s Lifelong Learning Programme. It supports individuals and organisations involved in non-vocational adult education to participate in European training activities and projects. ILETS Members and associates from The University of Glasgow recently visited Sofia – Bulgaria in an exchange of innovation and ideas with partners from Bulgaria, Croatia and […]

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Listening to Young People’s Virtual Voices

Listening to Young People’s Virtual Voices

Conference Issue: Creativity and Democracy October 2013 Volume 32, Issue 3 Pages 272–373   This is an Open Access paper. Sclater, M. and Lally, V. (2013), Virtual Voices: Exploring Creative Practices to Support Life Skills Development among Young People Working in a Virtual World Community. International Journal of Art & Design Education, 32: 331–344. http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/j.1476-8070.2013.12024.x

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ILETS explores concepts for teaching and research

ILETS explores concepts for teaching and research

ILETS members attended the annual away-day on Friday 27th September, at Grand Central Hotel, Glasgow. Chaired by Academic Lead, Professor Vic Lally, the group explored various concepts related to interdisciplinary learning within the context of learning, education, technology and society. The beginning of this academic year sees significant potential to maintain productive output from the […]

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Social Media Week & Internet of Things

Social Media Week & Internet of Things

Social Media Week 2013 “Social Media Week is a leading media platform and worldwide event with local presence and global reach across five continents, including Europe, North America, South America, Africa and Asia. Because of the shift we’re experiencing and the changes happening in our lives, society, culture and business, our mission is to capture, […]

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Global STEMx Education Conference

Global STEMx Education Conference

This September sees in Global 2013 STEMx Education Conference, the world’s first massively open online conference for educators which focuses on Science, Technology, Engineering, Math, and more. The conference will be held online, around the clock, over the course of three days, September 19 – 21, 2013, and will be free to attend! The founding sponsor […]

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ILETS Member Presents at Boston College iED Conference

ILETS Member Presents at Boston College iED Conference

Immersive Education (iED) Summits are official Immersive Education Initiative conferences organised specifically for educators, researchers, administrators and business leaders. iED Summits consist of presentations, panel discussions, break-out sessions, demos and workshops that provide attendees with an in-depth overview of immersive learning platforms, technologies and  cutting-edge research from around the world.  iED Summits  feature  new and emerging […]

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European Conference on Educational Research 2013

European Conference on Educational Research 2013

ECER 2013 – Creativity and Innovation in Educational Research Istanbul September 2013 Professor Vic Lally (ILETS Chairperson) and Dr Maddy Sclater of the Glasgow School of Art presented a paper entitled Alternative Spaces to Support Intercultural Learning: A Visual Arts-based Approach.  The paper contains more findings from the ESRC/EPSRC funded ‘InterLife’ Project (see Research) that was based in […]

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ILETS Member Commended via the Higher Education Academy Partnership Awards

ILETS Member Commended via the Higher Education Academy Partnership Awards

University of Glasgow – Enhancing the student experience through career-long professional learning (the Glasgow University Student Teacher Network) This year’s Higher Education Academy (HEA) annual conference, Powerful partnerships: defining the learning experience, explored how partnerships within higher education affect the student experience and educational outcomes. Partnerships may arise in many forms and might include interactions […]

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International Conference Invite: University of Music and Performing Arts Leipzig

International Conference Invite: University of Music and Performing Arts Leipzig

Moira Summers, ILETS BEd Music Programme Leader, has been invited to take part in the prestigious International Music Conference at the University of Music and Performing Arts in Leipzig in 2014.  The Conference will highlight National and International aspects of music education through comparing Secondary music lessons from a variety of European countries. The intended outcome will include […]

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ILETS at The School of Education

ILETS at The School of Education

ILETS is a research and teaching group within the University of Glasgow School of Education. We bring together academics, policy-makers and practitioners to work on existing and new projects within the fields of interdisciplinary learning, education, technology and society. We identify and connect innovation, creativity and opportunity to explore learning and teaching pedagogy for the […]

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ITELEAD Project Suceava, Romania 2014

ITELEAD Project Suceava, Romania 2014

Innovative and Technology Enhanced Learning in European Adult Education ILETS members recently attended the fourth partnership meeting of the EU Grundtvig project meeting in Suceava, Romania 6th – 8th May, 2014. This Grundtvig Learning Partnership includes partners from Bulgaria (AVO Bell), Croatia (WYG savjetovanje), Romania (Association of Consultants in Development of Communities – ACDC) and UK/Scotland […]

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