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“Do you catch my drift? A multidisciplinary view on educational message design”.

posted 22 Sep 2016, 06:41 by ICO Education   [ updated 26 Sep 2016, 02:29 ]
Utrecht University - October 12-14 - 
From October 12th until October 14th a seminar will be hosted by Utrecht University. The seminar is titled “Do you catch my drift? A multidisciplinary view on educational message design”. During the seminar experts from different disciplines will share their knowledge in order to enhance (educational) message design in technology enhanced learning environments. In light of this theme there will be three highly interesting keynote lectures, one each day, which you are welcome to attend. Keynote presentations will be given by Prof. Richard Mayer (Wednesday), Marc Stadtler, PhD (Thursday), and Dr. Jessica Piotrowski (Friday).

Prof. Richard Mayer – Wednesday October 12th
Richard Mayer is distinguished professor at the University of California, Santa Barbara. He is internationally acclaimed for his 12 research-based principles for how to design online learning environments and computer-based games. His research is at the intersection of cognition, instruction, and technology, with a focus on how to help people learn in ways so they can transfer what they have learned to new situations. For more info check out his page here.

Marc Stadtler, PhD – Thursday October 13th

Marc Stadler, PhD, is a researcher at the Department of Psychology at Münster University, Germany. He teaches educational psychology in the Bachelor and Master programs of Psychology. His research interests include reading in digital media, learning with multiple documents on the WWW, and teaching and learning with new media. For more info check out his page here.

Dr. Jessica Piotrowski – Friday October 14th
Jessica Piotrowski is an Associate Professor of Youth & Media Entertainment in the Department of Communication Science, University of Amsterdam. Her research interests include how media content can support children’s cognitive and prosocial skills. She is also currently investigating the role of touchscreen technology in young children’s lives, looking specifically at the features of apps that may support children’s healthy development. For more info check out her page here.

Each day, the keynote will start at 15:00. Doors open at 14:45 and coffee and tea will be served. The keynote will finish at approximately 16:00 after which there will be drinks. The keynotes will be in “De Eetkamer” in the University Library City Centre (Drift 27).

If you would like to attend one or more of the keynote presentations, you can register here. Costs €10,-- per keynote. Included in this is coffee/tea, entrance to the presentation and drinks afterwards. Be aware that there are only limited seats available and we handle a first come first serve system.
We would very much like to see you at one (or more) of the keynote presentations,

Liesbeth Kester, department of Education and Pedagogy
Hans Hoeken and Ted Sanders, department of Languages, Literature, and Communication