× It is with considerable regret that we in the Media & Learning Association together with our partners in the Flemish Ministry of Education have decided to cancel this year’s Media & Learning Conference and Symposium due to unforeseen medical circumstances. Please contact us directly if you have any questions about this cancellation.

Symposium programme

Please note that the programme will be further developed in the coming weeks and that it is subject to change.

Enhancing what you get from video

Master Class

Creating effective and engaging instructional videos.

This master class session focuses on best practices in the production of effective and engaging instructional videos in higher education. The class guides participants through the design, development and production process, providing actual case studies and examples. The session covers all aspects of what makes video an effective teaching and learning tool by discussing the instructional design process, a step-by-step overview of the different production elements and a discussion of the economics of instructional media including budgeting and reusability.

Learning analytics

Innovation Showcase

Adopting learning analytics in video based learning settings.

  • Using analytics in the Flipped Teaching project
    Carlos Turro Ribalta, Universidad Politécnica de Valencia, Spain
  • Using learning analytics to enhance our use of video in the classroom
    Marjolein Haagsman, Utrecht University, The Netherlands

Augmented Reality and Virtual Reality

Demonstration

Demonstration area featuring AR and VR services including applications in learning settings.
Live demos to include:
- HTC VIVE
- Hololens
- Oculus Rift

  • HTC VIVE
    Philip Penny & Robert Griffin, IADT, Ireland
  • Using Hololens for medical training
    Beerend P. Hierck, Leiden University Medical Center , The Netherlands & Leontine van Melle, Leiden University, Centre for Innovation - New Media Lab, The Netherlands
  • Applying AR in school subjects including maths and cultural studies
    Mauro Figueiredo, Algarve University, Portugal

Coffee break

According to wikipedia, the 'coffee break' allegedly originated in the late 19th century in Wisconsin, USA with the wives of Norwegian immigrants - but in conference terms it has come to mean the time when you meet old friends and catch up on news and developments.

Making the most out of video in Higher Education

Plenary
  • A practical approach to learning analytics and instructional video
    Jonas Köster, Stanford University, USA

Lunch

Lunch will be provided in the conference venue and is free to all registered participants. It will be served buffet-style providing you with plenty of opportunities to meet existing friends and colleagues. You can also use the time to visit the stands hosted by various organisations active in the Media and Learning sector.

Exploring different video-based formats

Innovation Showcase

Different video-based formats in Higher Education.

  • Web documentaries
    Gérard Casanova, Université de Lorraine, (AUNEGE member), France
  • A close look at knowledge clips: how to turn viewers into learners
    Mariet Vriens, KU Leuven (LIMEL), Belgium
  • Designing and delivering a MOOC – videos, learning activities & participation
    Niall Watts, UCD, Ireland
  • Paskal Haazebroek, Leiden University, The Netherlands
Moderator: Sónia Hetzner, Friedrich-Alexander-Universität Erlangen-Nürnberg, Germany

Scalability and Infrastructure

Demonstration

Demonstration of video-based systems to support scalability, efficiency and large scale data handling.

  • Opencast & Paella Player
    Carlos Turro Ribalta, Universidad Politécnica de Valencia, Spain
  • Integrated production and ingestion work flow for medical training
    Mathy Vanbuel, ATiT, Belgium
  • iVideo.education – A tool for integrating hypervideo in education and training
    Alberto Cattaneo, Swiss Federal Institute for Vocational Education and Training SFIVET, Switzerland

Coffee break

According to wikipedia, the 'coffee break' allegedly originated in the late 19th century in Wisconsin, USA with the wives of Norwegian immigrants - but in conference terms it has come to mean the time when you meet old friends and catch up on news and developments.

Innovative use of Video in Higher Education

Screening

Feature video resources and productions supporting learning in higher education.

Enhancing what you get from video

Master Class

Video Reflection on your next steps in blended learning.

This master class takes place in 2 phases, the preparatory phase which participants are expected to carry out before the conference, and this master class during the conference.

Preparatory phase:
1) View a short explanatory video
2) Place your organisation on the curve of blended learning development (Model from Graham et al., 2013)
3) Bring hard copy to the master class

Master Class:
4) In pairs, record (using smartphone/tablet) 60-second video in which you explain the placement of your organisation on the model
5) Review and reflect each video
6) Reflection on the content and delivery manner
7) Finally we will compile a list of priorities for your next steps in blended learning

  • Zac Woolfitt, Inholland University of Applied Sciences, The Netherlands & Tom Visscher, Inholland University, The Netherlands

MEDEA Awards ceremony and reception

Now into its 9th year, the annual MEDEA Awards have established themselves as a key benchmark in identifying excellent use of media at all levels of education. This awards ceremony will bring to light the very best of this year’s entries when the winners of the main awards and prizes will be announced.

Make sure to bring plenty of business cards and get ready to meet lots of new people during this highly interactive networking reception where we mix business with pleasure. During the reception you will have the chance to meet many of the people on the conference programme and to share your ideas and plans related to media education and media literacy.

Sponsors

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Organisers