Conference schedule

10:00-10:20
Registration and coffee
10:20-10:30
Welcome
Prof. Barry Jackson, PVC & Director of Learning and Teaching, Middlesex University
10:30-11:15
“Tapeworm or technological breakthrough -
can e-learning contribute to student retention in higher education?”

Keynote 1 - Ormond Simpson recording
Prof. Ormond Simpson, Open Polytechnic of New Zealand
11:15-12:00
Workshop
“Supporting Student in the 21st Century!”
Miller,J.
Making_Connections_UEL.ppt
Papers
“A student support system in Second Life”
Southall,G.J., Bubb,J. & Hanikinson,C.

“Virtual Mentor: an innovation in student support”
Smailes,J., Gannon-Leary,P., Laing, C. & Connis,L.
MakConn_JMSetal.ppt

12:00-12:20
Break
12:20-13:00
"e-Learning Engagement and Student Retention"
Keynote 2 - Martin Oliver.ppt
Dr. Martin Oliver, LKL and HEA
13:00-13:45
Lunch


13:45-14:05
"Making Connections: Bringing together e-learning and student retention”
Keynote 3 - Anagnostopoulou and Parmar.ppt
Kyriaki Anagnostopoulou, Head of e-Learning
& Deeba Parmar, Senior Research Fellow

Middlesex University
14:05-14:50
Workshop
“Support me! Develop me! Retain me! – A multi-pronged e-approach to retention and transition”
Currant,N. & Currant,R.
Workshop 2 - Becca Currant.pptx
Paper
“Using e-Learning as part of pre-entry activities to increase retention: a case study”
Daly,R. & Thomas,H.

14:50-15:05
Break
15:05-15:45
Papers
“Mapping the territory: overview of project”
McKie,A., Griffiths,L., Kitchen,R. & Delion,A.C.
Map Ter Making Conn final.ppt

“Reading for a degree in an e-environment”
Dale,P.
Papers
“Helping students to help themselves”
Fitzgibbon, K. & Prior,J.

“Making Narrative and Visual Sense of Learning”
Williams,R., Gumtau,S., Karousou,R. & Howell-Richardson,C.

15:45-16:00
Close
Prof. Barry Jackson