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Johan Oomen on Tue, 20 Jan 2009 09:55:08 +0100 (CET)


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***Apologies for cross postings***
Welcome to the Ninth DIVERSE Conference
Wednesday 24th - Friday 26th June 2009, Aberystwyth University

http://www.aber.ac.uk/diverse/
diverse-conference2009 {AT} aber.ac.uk

The DIVERSE Conference is an annual gathering of academics, teachers,
technologists and students that engages participants in an ongoing dialogue
on the effective uses of visual media in education. The event includes a
large number of presentations, discussions and workshops on a range of
topics related to the conference themes.
* Pedagogy and assessment
* Tools and content oriented applications
* Projects and cases: implementation and sustainability
* People and technology: societal aspects

The Ninth DIVERSE Conference will be held from 11am, Wednesday 24th ­ 2pm,
Friday 26th June, 2009 at Aberystwyth University on the West Coast of Wales.
 
Keynote speakers
Keynote speakers include:
·        Carol Daunt Skyring, CEO LearnTel, Australia
http://www.learntel.com.au/index.cfm <http://www.learntel.com.au/index.cfm>

Call for Papers
·        The Call for Papers is now officially open.
·        You can download the abstract form from the conference web-site
http://www.aber.ac.uk/diverse/ <http://www.aber.ac.uk/diverse/> (click on
Call for papers tab).
·        Abstracts must be submitted by Friday 27th February, 2009.
·        Abstracts should be no longer than 250 words.
·        All abstracts will be peer reviewed prior to acceptance after which
you will be notified whether your abstract has been accepted or not.
·        If you are unfamiliar with the themes, levels of technicality or
academic register of DIVERSE, please review some of the abstracts for the
previous three DIVERSE Conferences in Glasgow, Lillehammer and Haarlem.
Links to previous accepted abstracts are on the same web page as the Call
for Papers.

Registration, conference fees and accommodation
·        http://www.aber.ac.uk/diverse/ <http://www.aber.ac.uk/diverse/>
Click on the Registration & accommodation tab.
o  Conference fee including accommodation: £460
§  This includes single en-suite accommodation on Penglais Campus,
Aberystwyth University (within 5 minutes walking distance of the conference
venue)
§  Shuttle bus service from and to Aberystwyth Railway and Bus Stations on
Tuesday 23rd and Friday 26th June.
§  Breakfast
§  Welcome reception with drinks and buffet
§  Conference handbooks and materials
§  Lunch and refreshments during the conference
§  Free use of some facilities at Aberystwyth University Sports Centre
o  Conference fee excluding accommodation: £350
§ See the external accommodation guide
<http://www.aber.ac.uk/en/media/OA%2008%20booklet.pdf>  for a list of hotels
and guest houses in and around Aberystwyth

Masterclasses
·        We are offering delegates the opportunity to register for optional
Masterclasses, which will take place from 9-11am on Wednesday 24th June,
2009. 
·        There will be two Masterclasses facilitated by experts in practical
use of media technologies for educational purposes. They will be providing a
hands-on approach to working with technologies.
·        On Saturday 27th June, we will be organising an After Conference
trip to a beautiful location in Wales. There will be an extra cost for the
trip and we will be providing full details in the next update.
Conference web-site
·        The web-site for DIVERSE 2009 http://www.aber.ac.uk/diverse
<http://www.aber.ac.uk/diverse>  is the main information source for the
event. It will be updated on a weekly basis from January all the way up to
the conference itself.
·        You can find further information on travel, location and social
life in Aberystwyth along with information on the conference itself.
 
 

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