Program (Updated 16 April 2015)

3-4 June 2015, Umeå. The conference is a 2 days conference that offers presentations and enough space and time for discussions and future collaboration (Day 2: each presentation: ca. 30 mins. presentation and 15 mins. discussion).


Day 1: Wednesday, 3 June 2015
The Swedish and Nordic Perspective

13:00-13:45 Welcome, Opening and Framing the conference (Professor Dr. Isa Jahnke, Umeå University)  — Digital Didactical Designs and tablets: Learning Expeditions in CrossActionSpaces DDD2015-isa-ijV4.pdf

13:45-14:15 Maker Pedagogy in Swedish tablet-classrooms (Dr. Peter Bergström, Dr. Eva Mårell-Olsson, Umeå University)

14:15-14:45 Tablets in Schools – Which School Practices are emerging? (Associate Professor Tessy Cerratto Pargman, Stockholm-University)

—–14:45-15:30 Coffee break

15:30-15:50 Finnish schools and tablet-classrooms (Dr. Lars Häll, Dr. Peter Bergström, Umeå University)

15:50-16:10 Danish tablet-classrooms: the Learner’s Perspective (Lars Norqvist, Andreas Olsson, Umeå University)

16:10-16:30 Can Smart Glasses Enhance Learning? An Interdisciplinary Cross-Action-Space Co-operation between Higher Education and Schools  (Dr. Eva Mårell-Olsson, Umeå University)

16:30-16:50 Higher education: What is blended in blended learning? A time-blended learning model (Anders Norberg, Umeå University and Skellefteå)

17:00 Closing Day 1
(End of Day 1)


 Day 2: Thursday, 4 June 2015
The International Perspective

Part a: What is “Design” in teaching and learning, and how to design for Group Learning?
08:30 Coffee, Welcome, Opening Day 2

09:00-09:45 Professor Dr. Andreas Lund (Norway) – Designs for Teaching and Designs for Learning – Technology Mediated Amalgamation (“Obuchenie”)
09:45-10:30  Professor Dr. Staffan Selander (Sweden) – Designs for learning: theoretical background, development and challenges

10:30-11:00  Coffee

11:00-11:45 Professor Dr. Gerry Stahl (USA) – Digital Didactic Design for Group Cognition
11:45-12:30  Dr. Yishay Mor (UK/Spain) – The practice of designing for change of practice: agile approaches to educational design research and action

12:30-13:30 Lunch
Part b: Designing Learning — Innovative Movements in Education

13:30-14:15 Professor Dr. Ulrich Hoppe (Germany) – Supporting Learning Communities with Analytics Tools
14:15-15:00   Associate Professor Dr. Sean Goggins (USA) – Group Informatics for Digital Didactical Designs 

15:00-15:30 Coffee break
15:30-16:15 Professor Dr. Ilona Buchem (Germany) – Digital Didactic Design with Wearable Technologies
16:15-17.00 Associate Professor Dr. Swapna Kumar (USA)  – Designing Doctoral Learning Expeditions in Virtual Environments

17:00-17.30 Closing Panel – Making Digital Didactical Designs matter
17:30 Closing the Conference (Isa Jahnke)

19:00-22:00     Conference dinner


Friday, 5th June 2015
Internal meeting day with experts
NOTE: Only for the experts and DDD group

09.00-10.00 Visiting Tour through Umeå University
10:00-10:15 Coffee
10:15-10:45 Wrapping up the conference
10:45-12:00 Discussion, Conclusion, Next Steps
12:00-13:00 Lunch together
13:00 End

For those, who stay in Umeå until Saturday:
14:30 – open end: Isa’s personal tour through Umeå and its beautiful nature!


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