January 19th, 2010
5th International SOLSTICE, Centre for Excellence in Teaching and Learning, Conference
Thursday 3rd June 2010,
Edge Hill University, Ormskirk Campus
Professor Gilly Salmon, Professor of eLearning & Learning Technologies, University of LeicesterÂ & Professor Peter Hartley, Professor of Education Development, University of BradfordÂ Â
Universities are dedicated to providing the best possible student experience, characterised by high levels of success, retention and satisfaction on which reputation and recruitment are dependent in the 21st Century HE sector.
This conference will focus on the use of technologies in teaching to support and challenge learners, to bring efficiency and added value to assessment and feedback, to impact on employability and to support research activities that face towards the curriculum. Creative and inclusive deployment of technologies to add value to student support and guidance and communications are an additional focus of interest.
Call for Proposals:
SOLSTICE is committed to TEL practices that are informed by and generative of research. To that end, proposals for papers, workshops, presentations and posters are invited which consider:
- knowledge that has been applied and integrated to inform practicesÂ
- how we know and predict that practicesÂ may workÂ through using evidence?Â
- what has been learnedÂ that may positively influence the student experience in the future?
- insights gained into existing challenges and into new research agendas that are unfolding
The deadline for receipt of proposals has been extended to 5pm on Tuesday 2nd February 2010 due to the effects of the adverse weather, proposals should be submitted via the electronic proposal form, where full detailsÂ of the call are available.Â
Registration and Fees:Â The conference is open to everyone working in further and higher education, both nationally and internationally. You can register a place at the conference by completing the online electronic registration form .
Fees for the conference, pre-conference workshop and evening seminar are detailed below, package prices are available if booking for more than one event.
SOLSTICE Conference fee – Â£100Â Pre-conference Evening Seminar fee – Â£40Â Pre-conference Workshop ‘Engaging with Open Content’ fee – Â£40
These events are also being run back-to-back with the CLTR conference offering delegates a rich variety of related experiences over a two-day period.