Innovating Pedagogy: New Modes of Teaching, Learning and Assessment
EdTech 2014: The 15th Educational Technology Conference of the Irish Learning Technology Association (ILTA)
Quinn School of Business, University College Dublin
Professor Mike Sharples,
Professor of Educational Technology, Open University and Academic Lead FutureLearn
Mike’s research involves human-centred design of new technologies and environments for learning. He inaugurated the mLearn conference series and was Founding President of the International Association for Mobile Learning. He is Associate Editor in Chief of IEEE Transactions on Learning Technologies. His projects include the nQuire: Young Citizen Inquiry, funded by Nominet Trust, to engage young people in online science investigations, the JUXTALEARN project on science learning through creative media, and OpenScience Laboratory to offer practical science online.
He is lead author of the Innovating Pedagogy series of reports and author of over 300 papers in the areas of educational technology, science education, human-centred design of personal technologies, artificial intelligence and cognitive science.