Learning Technology Research Fest 2010

The Learning Technology Research Fest 2010 was held at the University of Sydney, on the 4th November. Photos, award winning posters, and video from the event are available below.

Thanks to the organising team and all participants for another extremely successful Research Fest!

"Congratulations on a superbly orchestrated and extremely enriching event.
It was clear, interesting, varied and welcoming. High Distinction all round."

- Nicola Fehlmann

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Poster and interactive technology showcase

The research poster and technology showcase featured an inspiring wealth of high quality research and innovation. For full details on posters that were presented at the fest, download the list of poster abstracts [PDF].

POSTER WINNERS

  • Congratulations to SuChing (Sylvia) Huang, winner of the Judges' Choice award for best poster.
    View Sylvia's Poster [PDF]
  • Congratulations to Anindito (Nino) Aditomo, winner of the People's Choice award for best poster.
    View Nino's Poster [PDF]

Watch the Keynote

In this keynote presentation, Manu Kapur introduces the results from a series of studies providing evidence for the benefits of properly contextualised "productive failure" in generating improved long-term learning outcomes. [25 min.]

Roundtables

The roundtables were a unique opportunity to engage in discussion and enquiry with experts in a particular interest area. For details on the roundtables presented this year, download the Event Program [PDF].

A warm thank you to all our roundtable discussion leaders.

Follow up

We invite anyone who is interested in research on the sciences and technologies of learning to subscribe to the CoCo mailing list, come to a seminar, and keep an eye out for next year's research fest.

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(R to L) Rafael Calvo of LATTE, Kalina Yacef of CHAI, Archie Johnston, Dean of the Faculty of Engineering & IT

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Michael Jacobson and Peter Goodyear, Directors of CoCo

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Professor Rob Tierny, Dean of Education and Social Work

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Professor Archie Johnston, Dean of the Faculty of Engineering and Information Technologies

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Research poster showcase

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Award judge, Lynn Robinson from The University of Queensland

A tabletop interface

CHAI's tabletop interface

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Research poster showcase discussion

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Learning about the benefits of "Productive Failure" at the keynote presentation

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Keynote speaker, Manu Kapur

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LATTE's affect-recognition system

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Roundtable session


The 2010 Research Fest was brought to you in collaboration by...

CoCo, CHAI and LATTE.

Learning and technology... an irresistible combination.