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DigiED: Horizons  – Online Conference 2023

Wed 22nd March | 10:00 – 16:00 

Welcome to the DigiED: Horizons Conference Page 

Thank you to all who have contributed to the conference, we will be shortly updating this page with presentation details, booking information and further details.  

The landscape of Higher Education is always rapidly developing and evolving. The Digied: Horizons event will showcase research and teaching; celebrating practice that has been developed, how the sector is currently responding whilst sharing options for future innovations.

The conference will be based around the following themes and activities. Please see below for more details. 

Themes:

We have three broad themes this year, please choose the one that resonates with you and your ideas for a presentation.

Learning Spaces & Environments

This theme encompasses any research, teaching and learning application related to learning spaces, both physical and online, including teaching environments (e.g. Virtual Learning Environments). We would love to hear how spaces are being used to enhance the teaching and learning experiences.

Teaching & Learning Innovations

This theme looks at all aspects of teaching and learning, including application, approaches and assessment.  We are looking for applications that focus on innovations within this topic.

Wellbeing & Community Building

Wellbeing and community building is an important aspect of teaching & learning and we are looking for discussions relating to sustaining this in our current higher education landscape.

Activity Selection:

During the event we will be able to offer three different types of activity, more information on these can activities can be found below:

Short Presentations 

This form of presentation focusses on a traditional 10 minute presentation followed by 10 minutes of question and answer. They are designed to be short and inspirational.

Themed Discussion 

This form of discussion starts with a brief 5 minute introduction to a topic, which is then facilitated, 25 minute discussion, through questions and interaction. They are designed to gather and share knowledge between participants and the presenter.

Pecha Kucha 

This form of presentation is designed to be a shortened presentation (20 slides at 20 seconds each) that lasts 6 mins 40 secs and informs the audience about a topic in a streamlined form.