Outstanding Paper Award for Caledonian Academy Staff

Dr. Anoush Margaryan and Prof. Allison Littlejohn received an “Outstanding paper award” for their paper entitled “Cultural Issues in the Sharing and Reuse of Resources for Learning” presented at the 2007 World Conference on Educational Multimedia, Hypermedia and Telecommunications (ED-MEDIA).

ED-MEDIA, a premier international conference in the field of educational technology, spans all disciplines and levels of education and annually attracts more that 1500 leaders in the field from over 70 countries.  It serves as a multidisciplinary forum for the discussion and exchange of information on the research, development and applications on all topics related to multimedia, hypermedia and telecommunications/distance education. 

Caledonian Academy Launch

The Caledonian Academy is hosting a launch event on Monday October 22nd 2007. The Academy is leading the way in devising new forms of educational and professional development in higher education, linking learning and teaching practice with research and scholarship activities.  The launch event will begin with a welcome from the Principal of Glasgow Caledonian, Professor Pamela Gillies who will outline how university aims to develop global graduates and citizens with skills generated from international exposure to education and the world of business and public service. To achieve this goal the University requires a new flexible and effective approach to learning and teaching, making innovative use of information and communication technologies. The Academy is a key component in developing a distinctive approach to teaching and learning aligned with the University’s ambitions, working in partnership with individuals, schools and service units across the organisation to implement and evidence based, scholarship led approach to educational development. Keynotes by Academy Honorary Professor Betty Collis Professor Jef Moonen, Emeritus Professor, University of Twente, the Netherlands will showcase future directions in learning technology. Academy Director Professor Allison Littlejohn will outline how scholarship activities can support staff, students and institutions in developing innovative learning and teaching practice. 

The launch will take place from 2.30pm –approx 6pm in Rooms 15 & 16 of the
William Harley Building at Glasgow Caledonian University, Glasgow, UK.
 For more information contact Fiona.mcbeth@gcal.ac.uk http://www.academy.gcal.ac.uk/