Children's and young people's digital literacies
in virtual online spaces

Seminar 3 : Mixed Reality Spaces and Learning

January 22nd, 2010


Bowland North, Seminar Room 10

Lancaster University


Lancaster University maps and travel directions



*9.54 arrival at Lancaster Station (from London Euston, Manchester, Sheffield etc)

10.00 Minibus to university (if prebooked)

10:10 Arrival and coffee

10:30 Welcome and introduction to the day - Julia Gillen

10.45 Cognition and literacy in social network sites - Christine Greenhow, University of Minnesota, Twin Cities & Visiting Fellow, Yale University

11.45 Mobile Mixed Reality: A Game All the Family Can Play - Paul Coulton, InfoLab21, Lancaster University

12:45 lunch

1.30 small group discussions

2.00 Lions, mudlarking and moonscapes: a history of some early attempts at mixed reality learning - Keri Facer, Professor of Education, Manchester Metropolitan University

3:00 Plenary discussion - Julia Davies

3.50 Close & minibus to station for departure to Preston train (for onward travel to Manchester, Sheffield, London Euston etc) *4.38pm


* Some useful train times:

depart London Euston 7.30am arrive Lancaster 9.54am

depart Lancaster 16.38pm arrive London Euston 19.13pm

depart Sheffield 7.35am arrive Lancaster 9.54am

depart Lancaster 16.38pm arrive Sheffield 7.10pm


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