Children's and young people's digital literacies
Dissemination Conference - FREE
June 19, 2010
University of Sheffield
9.30 coffee on arrival
10.00 Guy Merchant , Sheffield Hallam University: overview of the series, themes and issues
10.20-10.55 Victoria Carrington, University of East Anglia, Literacy Lite in Barbie Girls
10.55-11.30 'It's actually quite hard not to be sticking your hands in the learning'
- Experiences of Developing Digital Literacy Across the Curriculum.
Sarah Payton & Cassie Hague, Futurelab
11.30-12.35 Paul Coulton, InfoLab21, Lancaster University – Monster game activity (& coffee)
12.35-1.10 From Fleets to tweets - looking at pupil independence in the use of online virtual spaces
Bill Lord, Literacy Adviser for the Yorkshire and Humber Region
1.10 – 2.00 Lunch
Participants are welcome to stay for the afternoon and participate through Second Life at Sheffield University room:
2pm Infolit island in Second Life
2.00 Sheila Webber, University of Sheffield, host in SL - intro
2.10-2.50 Peggy Sheehy, 'I'm not good at Math but my avatar is'
3.00 – 3.40 Rebecca Black, University of California (Irvine)
3.50 – 4.20 Virtual worlds at the nexus of a constellation of literacy practice.
Constance Steinkuehler, University of Wisconsin-Madison
4.30 wrap up Julia Gillen
(NB all timings British Summer Time)
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