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Glasgow Caledonian University

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PPP Special Interest Group: 7th May – programme


The next event of the Podcasting for Pedagogic Purposes SIG was held on Thursday, 7th May 2009 in the Caledonian Academy in the William Harley Building & CPD Centre (building number 2 on the map) at Glasgow Caledonian University - www.gcal.ac.uk/the-university/global/contactmaps/campus.html Further details on how to get to the University can be found here.


9.15     Arrival (Caledonian Academy Insight Area, H113 - William Harley Building & CPD Centre):

            Coffee, registration....and an opportunity to tell us your ‘burning question’ for the day


9.45     Introduction and Steering Group Update - Professor Jethro Newton


9.55     Keynote: Placing Oxford on iTunesU – Peter Robinson, University of Oxford


10.40   20 Educational podcasts: Part 1: Tutor Created Andrew Middleton

"Teacher and expert voices as media interventions" and handout (sorry, I've removed audio sample due to rights issues, but please contact me directly iof necessary)


11.05   Coffee


11.20   20 Educational podcasts: Part 2 – Student Created (led by Alan Carr and Andrew Middleton)


11.45   Keynote: Embedding podcasting in the curriculum – Joe Maguire, University of Glasgow.


12.30   Lunch


13.30   3 optional practically focused Parallel Sessions:

·         Making a Podcast (led by Alan Carr and Andrew Middleton) (Caledonian Academy Insight Area, H113)

This Practical Challenge will involve both experienced and beginners working together in small groups, each creating a podcast from a given scenario. The aim is to show how easily and quickly a podcast can be planned and recorded using a hand held digital recorder or a PC.  Which is the easiest? Which is the most effective? Who will make the best podcast in the allotted time? Are you ready for the Great Podcast Challenge?


·         Open Floor Thunderstorm (led by Andy Ramsden) (Caledonian Academy Insight Area, H113)

An Open Floor session: an opportunity for participants to present on the topic of podcasting in education (curriculum, research, assessment etc).  Each presenter is allowed a maximum of 10 slides and 10 minutes. After that, Andy  will turn off the computer. Presentations welcome on any aspect of the theme. Simply bring your USB stick. The computer will have internet access and speakers. If you’d like to present please contact Carol Comer – c.comer@chester.ac.uk ).


·         Student voices: students’ practical experiences of podcasting. (Led by Carol Comer) (Room CPD08)

      Students from the University of Chester and Sheffield Hallam will share their experiences of making audio and video podcasts, and the Chester students will share their experiences of receiving assessment feedback by podcast (Short clip on student experience of audio feedback 1:12).


     The videos of the sessions can be seen at - Glasgow Caledonian University - Student Discussions


14.15   Repeat 3 optional sessions


15.00   Panel Session: The questions answered (Caledonian Academy Insight Area, H113)

(Tea will be available during this session)


15.45  Finish and Depart



To discuss any aspect of this event, contact Carol Comer, Academic Development Adviser (E-learning), University of Chester (c.comer@chester.ac.uk);


(please note that some or all of the sessions may be recorded in full or in part)



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