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Detailed Programme Online
With less then three weeks to go until the 8th EDEN Research Workshop – EDENRW8, we are pleased to announce that the detailed workshop programme is now available on the website. The schedule of plenary and parallel sessions with over 80 submissions frames a diverse programme and provides the basis for inspiring debates.
The programme structure at a glance
Plenary and Interactive Sessions
Plenary sessions include keynote presentations by world-renowned speakers supported by the Rapporteur who will moderate the Workshop in general. Morning Plenary sessions are followed by Interactive Sessions where participants will be assigned to a random group (homegroups) to discuss a set of selected questions.
Research-Speed-Dating Papers & Workshops
Accepted papers will be discussed in research-speed-dating style. These sessions include 6-7 short presentations followed by discussions in small groups. Participants have access to the online paper repository in beforehand thus are encouraged to read the papers before the event using. Workshops will discuss diverse topics with one theme as focal point. Session chairs will support thematic and structural facilitation.
Open and Oxford Debates
The Open Debate session will serve to discuss themes suggested by participants in fishbowl conversations. It allows the group to participate with all voices heard, supported by experienced animator.
The Oxford Debate will focus on the uptake and impact of Open Educational Resources in an “Oxford styled debate” format on with the participation of ICDE UNESCO chairs.
Poster Session and Best Poster Award Voting
The Poster session will take place in a dedicated room and the adjacent buffet area for meeting and discussion. Presenters will be near their posters during the session, while participants move around and discuss with the presenters. Participants can vote for the Best Poster using start stickers. The Best Poster Award will be presented at the Gala Dinner by The Open University.
Join the 130+ colleagues already registered and make sure to book your place in time!
You can register now online via our Online Registration Form.
Visit to the OU
EDENRW8 is organised in collaboration with The Open University, UK. On 29th October a special visit to the premises of The Open University, UK in Milton Keynes is available for registered participants. The full day programme includes transfers, lunch/coffees and presentations on some of the OU’s main recent initiatives. Places can be booked for an additional charge of €25/£20 per person by 10th of October via the Registration Form.
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