Workshop: Technology in the classroom

Join our first FutureFriday+ event of the year on 26 January 2018. During this four hour session, there will be a workshop and several activities on introducing technology in the classroom; how to use and design for effective and engaging learning.

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When? Friday 26 January 2018, from 13:00-17:00

Where? Room 2.60 (opposite the Inspiration Lab) at Wijnhaven, Turfmarkt 99, 2511 DP in The Hague. 


13.00: Welcome, tea and coffee 
by Leony van der Splinter, Beleidsmedewerker onderwijs, Universiteit Leiden

13.15: Interactive technology in the classroom-workshop 
by Moniek Akerboom, teacher and tutor Institute Security and Global Affairs, with an introduction by Kate Kirk, Tutor Coordinator/Assistant Professor

Moniek Akerboom will explain and demonstrate different types of interactive technologies, such as Factile, Kahoot and Presenter’s Wall, which you can use in the classroom. We will discuss their strengths and weaknesses and how to design your own lessons around them. 
You will also learn about apps and programs, which students can use to study more effectively.  During the workshop you will have the chance to try several applications yourself.   

15.15: Short Break

15.30: The potential of using Mixed Reality for the classroom
by Thomas Ginn (360 VR), Sebas Munoz (TV) en Jelger Kroese (AR) from the Digital Learning Lab. They will explain the potential of using virtual reality and augmented reality technology in the classroom and reflect on the design of the classroom of the future. 

16.00: The experience room -  Experience two ways of teaching with technology 

During this session, you will be able to experience teaching in front of a a camera in the flexible studio set up at Wijnhaven. You'll also get the chance of immersing yourself in a 360 Virtual Reality experience.

This event is organised by Leiden University's Faculty of Governance and Global Affairs, in cooperation with the Centre for Innovation's Digital Learning Lab. We look forward to seeing your there!

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