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M&L webinar: Talking heads - The changing nature of learning and what learners expect these days in terms of media

M&L webinar: Talking heads - The changing nature of learning and what learners expect these days in terms of media

Date: 
Monday, February 22, 2016 - 16:00 - 17:00
Location: 
online

M&L Webinar Talking Heads: The changing nature of learning and what learners expect these days in terms of media

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Monday 22 February 2016 - 16.00 CET 

Watch the recording here.

Meet Pedro De Bruyckere from Arteveldehogeschool, Belgium and Alison Preston from Ofcom in the UK during this one hour video which takes a look at the changing nature of learning and learners. Alison and Pedro are both keynote speakers at the Media & Learning Conference and during this webinar they will provide an introduction to their talks.

 



Speakers

Pedro De Bruyckere

Pedro De Bruyckere, Arteveldehogeschool, Belgium

Pedro De Bruyckere (1974) is educational scientist at Arteveldehogeschool in Ghent, Belgium, since 2001. He co-wrote several books on youth and education in Dutch and is an often asked international public speaker on education. One of his strongest points is that Pedro is funny in explaining serious stuff. In 2015 Pedro co-wrote the popular book “Urban Myths about Learning and Education” with Paul Kirschner and Casper Hulshof. He is also an avid blogger on new research in education, do check www.theeconomyofmeaning.com.
Pedro gave highly appreciated talks at e.g. ResearchED London, Online Educa Berlin and other international conferences in Italy, Sweden, Slovenia, UK,etc.


Alison Preston

Alison Preston, Ofcom, UK

Alison Preston is head of media literacy research at Ofcom, the independent regulator and competition authority for the UK communications industries. She leads Ofcom’s media literacy research, which provide a wealth of data on the media habits and opinions of children aged 3–15 and their parents, and adults aged 16+, interviewing over 6,000 people annually. Its media use and attitudes reports show trends since 2005 in the areas of take-up and use of different media, with a particular focus on internet habits and attitudes. She sits on a range of advisory committees and steering groups connected to digital participation and media literacy issues. She joined Ofcom in 2003, and previously worked as a research consultant in digital media policy and independent TV production business models. She has a doctorate from the University of Stirling which examined the development of the UK’s TV news industry, and has carried out a number of multi-country analyses of TV news coverage of conflicts.

 

Moderator

Sally Reynolds, ATiT, Belgium

 

 

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