mLearn 2008 , hosted by the School of Computing and Information
Technology will be offering pre-conference workshops as a taster before the
mLearn 2008 conference officially opens on Wednesday 08 October 2008.
The pre-conference workshops will run throughout Tuesday 7 October 2008
and the majority of these will be held at The Park Inn, Telford. There are
workshops that will last for half a day and some that are full day events. The
workshops will include attendance at the workshop, refreshments and lunch.
Please note morning sessions (09:00 - 12:30) will finish with a lunch and
networking opportunities and afternoon sessions (13:30 - 17:00) will start
with lunch and networking opportunities.
You do not have to be fully registered delegate of mLearn 2008 conference to
attend the sessions and as places are limited, it is advisable to book early. If
you have any queries regarding any of the workshops, please contact Abi
Redmond, Conference Co-ordinator in the first instance.
Workshop: 'How to design your own Mobile Learning Object - design learning
episodes that are appropriate for mobile devicesí
Facilitator: John Cook, London Metropolitan University
Date: Tuesday 07 October 2008 Time: 09:00 - 12:30 Cost: £50 per
Workshop: 'Podcasting for teaching and learning'
Facilitator: Palitha Edrisingha, University of Leicester.
Date: Tuesday 07 October 2008 Time: 13:30 - 17:00 Cost: £65 per person
Workshop: 'An Introduction to Mobile Learning'
Facilitator: Jon Trinder, University of Glasgow on behalf of the Learning Lab
Date: Tuesday 07 October 2008. Time: 09:00 - 12:30 Cost: £150 per
person (a complimentary handheld computer will be provided for each
participant to use and keep)
Workshop: 'Generation M - Learners at all levels and of all ages'
Facilitator: Geoff Stead Tribal Technology
Date: Tuesday 07 October 2008 TIME: 09:00 - 17:00 COST: £50 per
Workshop: Evaluating Mobile Learning: Approaches, Methods and Tools
Facilitator: Dr Agnes Kukulska-Hulme, The Open University, UK and Dr
Giasemi Vavloua, University of Leicester,
Date: Tuesday 07 October 2008 Time: 13:30 - 17:00 Cost: £50 per
Workshop: Mobile Learning in Practice - The Learning2Go Experience
Facilitator: Dave Whyley, Learning Technologies, E-Services, Wolverhampton
Date: Tuesday 07 October 2008 Time: 09:30 - 12:30 Cost: £25 per
WORKSHOP: Using Mobile technology to Personalise the Learning Experience
FACILITATOR: Steve Sidaway, TxtTools
DATE: Tuesday 07 October 2008
TIME: 09:30 - 12:30
COST: £35 per delegate
Further details about each of these workshops can be found at
www.mlearn2008 or by contacting the conference team on 01902 322362 .
We look forward to seeing you in October 2008.
mLearn 2008 Conference Coordinator
School of Computing
University of Wolverhampton
Tel: 01902 322362
Fax: 01902 323952
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