Conference on visual media in education

The International DIVERSE Conference is an annual gathering of academics, teachers, technologists and students that engages participants in an ongoing dialogue on the effective uses of visual media in education. The 11th DIVERSE Conference will be held from Tuesday 28 June to Thursday 30 June 2011 at Dublin City University, Dublin, Ireland. Some of the international keynote speakers include Professor Michael Wesch, Digital Ethnographer, Kansas State University; Professor Roy Pea, Director, Stanford Center for Innovations in Learning, Professor Cliff Dasco, Abramson Center for the Future of Health, USA. Professor Jack Whitehead, School of Education, Liverpool Hope University.

The conference themes include: creativity, visual literacy with new media, social media in a changing world, digital video – projects and cases, making the eHealth connection – innovative uses of technology in health. The Conference schedule is available here. Early bird rates are available until 16 May.

There will be a number of exciting Master classes organised in addition to the scheduled conference programme. These include photography, Opencast Matterhorn, and action research. The conference concert consists of fantastic collection of Irish music song and dance. It is followed by a 3D laser show. All proceeds from the concert and show will go towards the Japanese Fund.

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