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Seminars for 2010
About the Workshop
Seminar/workshop Leader: Dr. Selby Markham
Social Inclusion is the process of creating a teaching and learning environment that helps all students achieve their educational and personal potential regardless of background, social or physical issues.
This seminar/workshop will explore the ways in which educational technologies can help create such an environment and how the cooperative activity between software engineering and educational/social models are critical to effective leading edge developments. In particular the seminar/workshop will look at current work being done in the Faculty, through DSSE and COSI cooperation, on the Walkabout, iCALT and IVEE software. All three have the capacity to provide support for students over and above what is normally available.
Using the facilities of the advanced learning technology environment in N.2.06, the structure of this seminar/workshop will be:
Excellent background information on Social Inclusion can be found on a website within the Education Faculty:
The seminar/workshop will be lead by Dr. Selby Markham, the Adjunct CERG Research Fellow – Profile:
Selby Markham is a Psychologist (retired) who works with the Computing Education Research Group providing support for educational research activities. He has extensive experience in educational and industry settings that covers a number of countries. His experience in computing applications in education began in 1969 when he helped develop educational software for an early mini-computer at QIT (now QUT) and progressed through various activities including the development of careers education software on personal computers.
He will be supported by: