LOOK TO THE FUTURE Registration Form Full Name: Position: School/Organisiation: Address: How to register Complete the registration form and send this and your cheque for £45 to the address below for the attention of Lisa Keyse ( MACS). Please select which morning and afternoon workshops you would like to attend.* How much does it cost? The conference is fee is £45, this includes refreshments throughout the day and lunch. Do you need Accommodation? Postcode: Email: Payment Please enclose a cheque for £45 made payable to Herriot-watt University Special Access Special Diet Deadline 1st May 2010 There is accommodation available on our beautiful campus at a cost of £49.50 per night for a single room and breakfast. If you wish to book accommodation please contact the Edinburgh Conference centre at [email protected] or telephone 0131 451 3669. www.macs.hw.ac.uk/look_to_the_future * If you can only attend for a half day, please email [email protected] to ask about a half day price. Postgraduate Centre Heriot-Watt University Riccarton Campus Edinburgh EH14 4AS Phone: 0131 451 3432 Fax: 0131 451 3327 mail: [email protected] LOOK TO THE FUTURE: A one day conference for Scottish computing educators The Venue Heriot-Watt University Postgraduate Centre TIME EVENT 9:00 Registration 9.30 Welcome Session 9.40 Keynote: Jane Margolis and Alan Fisher. Unlocking the Clubhouse: gender in computing 10:40 Refreshments 11:00 Morning Workshop Session: choose 1 Date 11th June 2010 Working together: examples of school and university collaborative projects Why attend? Find out about exciting new research in computing OR Keri Facer:. Beyond current horizons: what will computing classrooms be like in 2040? Look to the Future Speakers Karen Brennan MIT Media Lab Karen is a PhD student in the Lifelong Kindergarten group at the MIT Media Lab. She supports educators world wide working with Scratch Keri Facer OR A day in my life as a software developer: industrial speakers 12:00 Lunch (with demos from industry and universities) Manchester Metropolitan University Keri is a professor of Education and Manchester Metropolitan University. Her research interests lie in the fields of socio-technical change, educational futures and digital cultures. 13:00 Keynote: Karen Brennan. Working with Scratch: an international perspective. Allan Fisher Learn about current developments in the IT industry 14:00 Afternoon Workshop Session: choose 1 Vote to award the new Apple Best Practice in Computing Teaching prize OR Panel discussion: The place of web filtering in classrooms. OR Curriculum for Excellence and new Higher: Q&A. 15:00 Emerging Technologies Panel Discussion Network with like-minded people from other schools 15:30 Refreshments 15:50 Teacher Showcase & Prize Giving or universities. 16:30 Closing session 16:40 1/2 hour campus tour (optional) Discuss effective ways of teaching within Curriculum for Excellence Making Games in Schools: case studies from teachers Carnegie Mellon University Waiting for info: co-author of Unlocking the Clubhouse book Jane Margolis UCLA Jane Margolis is Senior Researcher at the Institute for Democracy, Education, and Access at UCLA's Graduate School of Education and Information Studies. She is the coauthor of the award-winning Unlocking the Clubhouse: Women and Computing (MIT Press).
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