programme

 

Programme

Day 1: Tuesday 29 th August 2006

Pre-conference Workshops

8.45 Registration & Coffee for Workshops

9.00 Developing a Framework for E-Learning 2006
Deryn Graham, University of Greenwich
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> Presentation (John Traxler)
> Presentation (Colin Allison)

10.00 “The M 2 AGIC Wand for Coursework”
Peter Nicholl, University of Ulster
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10.00 “Finding, using and reusing quality web resources in computer science”
Linda Kerr, Heriot Watt University; Caroline Williams, University of Manchester; Emma Placee, University of Bristol; Theresa Summerfield, University of Birmingham
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10.00 Learning Design Models: Describing and disseminating practice in a transparent manner
Colette Murphy, Alan Masson and Aine MacNeill, University of Ulster
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> Flash Card Animation

11.00 Registration and Coffee

11.30 Welcome & Plenary
Dr Gerry McAllister, Director of the Higher Education Academy Subject Network for Information and Computer Sciences

11.30 Keynote - Educational Grand Challenges and Related Issues
Prof Andrew McGettrick, Head of Computing Science Department at University of Strathclyde
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12.30 Lunch

Parallel Session 1A: Evaluating Teaching Methods
Session Chair: Anne Morris, Loughborough University

13.30 Adopting the XP Game: A Hands-on Learning Experience
Frank Keenan, Dundalk Institute of Technology
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14.00 Experiences Assessing Agile Practices
Janet Hughes, Jon Bowyer, University of Dundee
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14:30 Learning for Life: In Pursuit of Thinking
Carl Reynolds, Judy Wilson, Pirkko Harvey, Joanne Masters, Julie Marshall, Middlesex University
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Parallel Session 1B: Curriculum Innovation
Session Chair: Liz Burd, Durham University

13.30 Getting Sustainable Development into the Curriculum
Janet Lavery, Liz Burd, Durham University
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14.00 Pedagogic Innovation in Teaching Computer Forensics
Alastair Irons, Christopher Laing, Philip Anderson, Northumbria University
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14:30  Health Informatics Education in ICS Curriculum - The Need for Benchmarking
Paul McCullagh, University of Ulster and Peter Murray, University College Winchester
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Coffee and Interactive Posters

15.00 A Contextualised Social Learning Program to Assist Undergraduate Computing Students
Cornelia Connolly, Eamonn Murphy, Sarah Moore, University of Limerick

15.00 A Constructivist Approach to Case Study Based Learning
Vincent Perera, Middlesex University

15.00 The Inclusion of Robots within the Teaching of Problem-Solving: Preliminary Results
Scott Turner, Gary Hill,
University of Northampton

15.00 Interactive multimedia in software engineering education
Muthu Ramachandran, Katrin Paulus, Fabian Stolz, Neil Musgrove, Leeds Metropolitan University


15.00
Learning Objects and NDLR (National Digital Learning Repository)
Catherine Bruen, Trinity College Dublin

15.00 Centre for Learning Technology
Catherine Bruen, Trinity College Dublin

Parallel Session 2A: Mobile Learning/Emerging Technology
Session Chair: Ian Beeson, University of the West of England

16.15 Mobile Learning: Using SMS to Enhance Education Provision
Nadia Amin, Clive Vassell and Dipa Patel, University of Westminster
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16.45 The Supporting Role of Emerging Multimedia Technologies in Higher Education
Gaye Lightbody, Paul McCullagh, Malcolm Hutchison, University of Ulster
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Parallel Session 2B: Object Oriented Programming
Session Chair: Richard Cooper, University of Glasgow

15.45 Empirical study of novice errors and error paths in object- oriented programming
Marie-Helene Ng Cheong Vee, Keith Mannock, University of London and Bertrand Meyer, Software Engineering ETH Zurich
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16.15 POOPLEs - Pre-Object Oriented Programming Learning Environments
Fintan Culwin, Kemi Adeboye, Phil Campbell, London South Bank University
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16.45 Visual Material and Learning Aids in Teaching Object Oriented Programming
Hong Guo, Coventry University
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17.15 Close

Day 2: Wednesday 30 th August 2006

Parallel Session 3A: ILS Strand – e-learning in ILS
Session Chair: Jo Hackett, Loughborough University

09.00 Don't diss' it, quiz it
Ruth Stubbings, Ginny Franklin , Loughborough University
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09.30 e-Learning Support for LIS Education in UK
Gobinda Chowdbury, and Sudatta Chowdhury, University of Strathclyde
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10.00 Using reusable learning objects to enhance the Library and information management curriculum
Margaret Kendall, Nicola Wakefield and Rachel Delbridge, Manchester Metropolitan University
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Parallel Session 3B: Collaborative Learning
Session Chair: Carl Reynolds, Middlesex University

09.00 A Constructivist Approach to Case Study Based Learning (with an emphasis on Software Engineering Education)
Vincent Perera, Middlesex University
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09.30 Teaching Software Development Using a Mock Software Cooling Factory
Phil Campbell, London South Bank University
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10.00 Software Engineering Students' Cross-Site Collaboration: An Experience Report
Sarah Drummond, Durham University and Marie Devlin, University of Newcastle Upon Tyne
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Parallel Session 3C: Programming
Session Chair: Tony Jenkins, University of Leeds

09.00 Three Programming Beans
Gustavo Moratorio, Fintan Culwin, London South Bank University
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09.30 Approaches for Teaching Prolog to Beginners
Shanshan Yang, Mike Joy, University of Warwick
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10.00 A Java Virtual Machine Learning Object to Support Introductory Programming
Bernard Chalk, London South Bank University and Alan Clements, University of Teeside
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Coffee and Interactive Posters

10.30 Accessible Online Videos in the Context of SENDO
Peter Nicholl, Paul Hanna and Sylvia Alexander, University of Ulster

10.30 The Internet Detective Returns
Emma Place , Paul Smith, University of Bristol and Margaret Kendall, Manchester Metropolitan University

10.30 A Framework of Practical Intelligence Competencies for e- Learning Delivery
Paul Carden, Bernard Chalk, London South Bank University

10.30  A Student Assessment Feedback Tool
Samia Oussena, Thames Valley University

Parallel Workshops

11.15 Hot Topics in ICS: An Interactive Workshop
Su White, Hugh Davis, University of Southampton

11.15 A Comparative Study of Online vs. Traditional (Blended)
Delivery of mode on a course

Samia Kamai, Oxford Brookes University
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11.15 Blogs and …
Emma Duke-Williams, University of Portsmouth

12.45 Lunch

Parallel Session 4A: Plagiarism
Session Chair: Janet Carter, University of Kent

14.45 Source-Code Plagiarism: A UK Academic Perspective
Georgina Cosma, Mike Joy, University of Warwick
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15.15  Coursework for Cash: The Threat from On-Line Plagiarism
Tony Jenkins, Stuart Helmore, University of Leeds
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Parallel Session 4B: ILS Strand: Pedagogic Innovations in ILS
Session Chair: Margaret Kendall, Manchester Metropolitan University

14.45 The Pleasures and Perils of Social Software
Jon Dron, University of Brighton
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15.15  An Enquiry-Based Assessment Strategy for The Study of Global Information Ethics
Louise Cooke, Loughborough University
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Parallel Session 4C: Pedagogic Innovation
Session Chair: Janet Hughes, University of Dundee

14.45 Turing in computational Theory: An Approach to Broaden Interest in Computer Science Classes
Kevin Treu, Ken Abernethy, Paula Gabbert, Furman University
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11.15 Enhancing the quality of learning through Blended Problem-based Learning
Chris Beaumont, Bill Norton , Mark Barret-Baxendale, Liverpool Hope University
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Coffee and Interactive Posters

15.45 Learning for Life: added value
Carl Reynolds, Judy Wilson, Pirkko Harvey, Joanne Masters, Julie Marshall , Middlesex University

15.45 Teaching Interaction Design through Practitioners' Praxis
Corina Sas, Lancaster University

15.45 Juggling term-time employment and academic work: computing students' experiences
Ann Marie McDonagh, Chris Beaumont, Liverpool Hope University

15.45 Developing a Framework for e-Learning revisited
Deryn Graham, University of Greenwich

15.45 CILASS and Information Studies: Inquiry-Based Learning Curriculum Development Projects
Pamela McKinney, University of Sheffield

Parallel Session 5A: Pedagogic Innovation
Session Chair: Sylvia Alexander, University of Ulster

16.30 Designing an On-Line Help and FAQ System for Final Year Projects
David Inman, London South Bank University
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17.00 Some Good Ideas from the Disciplinary Commons
Sally Fincher, David Barnes, University of Kent; Peter Bibby, University of Bolton; Jim Bown, University of Abertay; Vicky Bush, University of Gloucestershire; Phil Campbell, London South Bank University; Quintin Cutts, University of Glasgow; Stephan Jamieson, Durham University; Tony Jenkins, University of Leeds; Michael Jones, Bournemouth University; Dimitar Kazakov, University of York; Thomas Lancaster, University of Central England; Mark Ratcliffe, University of Wales at Aberystwyth; Monika Seisenberger, University of Wales at Swansea ; Dermot Shinner-Kennedy, University of Limerick; Carole Wagstaff, University of Teesside; Linda White, University of Sunderland and Chris Whyley, University of Wales at Swansea.
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Parallel Session 5B: ILS Strand: Innovations in ILS
Session Chair: Louise Cooke, Loughborough University

16.30 Metadata Overload
Ian Beeson, University of the West of England
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17.00 From Case Study to Employability
Yvonne Hamblin, Derek Stephens, Loughborough University
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Parallel Session 5C: Evaluating the Effectiveness of ICT
Session Chair: Mike Joy, University of Warwick

16.30 E-Learning - The Students' Choice?
Janet Carter, University of Kent ; Ian Benest, University of York ; Jane Chandler , University of Portsmouth
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17.00 Evaluating failure: the case of UKeU
Rosa Michaelson, University of Dundee
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17.30 Close

Day 3: Thursday 31 st August 2006

Parallel session 6A: Collaborative Learning
Session Chair: Hazel Steede, University of Ulster

09.00 Groupwork: Strategies Adopted by Students
Jakki Sheridan-Ross, Gill Harrison, and John Gray, Leeds Metropolitan University
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09.30 Avoiding the Nuclear Option in Student Group Projects
Clive Rosen, University of Derby
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10.00 Creating a Working Environment for Group-work: Techno- Café Experience Report
Liz Burd, Andy Hatch, University of Durham
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Parallel Session 6B: Web-based Teaching and Learning
Session Chair: Lindsay Marshall, University of Newcastle

09.00 Investigating The Effect Of Language And Culture On Student Interaction With And In WebCT
Siobhan Devlin, University of Sunderland
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09.30 Reusable Learning Objects for Multimedia
Peter McKenna, Manchester Metropolitan University
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10.00 A WiFi virtual Laboratory
Colin Allison, Thomas Sturgeon, Alan Miller, University of St Andrews
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Coffee and Interactive Posters

10.30 Inter-operable Computer Science Question Bank
Marjahan Begum, Colin Higgins, Tarek Hegazy and Essam M Eliwa, University of Nottingham

10.30  An IMS-QTI-compliant Question Bank for Java and Object Orientation
Simon Sharpe, Gill Harrison , Leeds Metropolitan University

10.30 Fostering A Successful Learning Approach To Object-Oriented Programming
Janet Hughes, D Ramanee Peiris, University Of Dundee

Parallel session 7A: Pedagogic Innovation
Session Chair: Fintan Culwin, London South Bank University

11.15 Using Peer Tutoring to Support Chinese Students Conducting Group Work
Liz Burd, Durham University
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11.45 Implementing Immersive Learning Environments for Teaching Software Engineering
Richard Cooper, Can Wang, University of Glasgow
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Parallel Session 7B: Computer Assisted Assessment
Session Chair: Deryn Graham, University of Greenwich

11.15 Laboratory Exams in First Programming Courses
Quintin Cutts, University of Glasgow; Sally Fincher, David Barnes, University of Kent; Peter Bibby, University of Bolton; Jim Bown, University of Abertay; Vicky Bush, University of Gloucestershire; Phil Campbell, London South Bank University; Stephan Jamieson, Durham University; Tony Jenkins, University of Leeds; Michael Jones, Bournemouth University; Dimitar Kazakov, University of York; Thomas Lancaster, University of Central England; Mark Ratcliffe, University of Wales at Aberystwyth; Monika Seisenberger, University of Wales at Swansea; Dermot Shinner-Kennedy, University of Limerick; Carole Wagstaff, University of Teesside; Linda White, University of Sunderland; and Chris Whyley, University of Wales at Swansea.
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11.45 Practical guidance on automated essay-type assessment feedback
Quintin Gee, David Argles, University of Southampton
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12.15 Plenary - Keynote Address and Close
Nigel Macartney, University of Ulster, "Computer and Information Sciences - Convergence or Co-existence?"
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13.15 Lunch and depart