This event may be of interest to folks in the Brisbane vicinity. I have no idea if Wikipedia or wikis more generally will be discussed, but I know some of you are teachers and/or have education connections.
Kerry -----Original Message----- Subject: Reading Room and QUT Invite you to: "Digital Technologies in Education" Reading Room and QUT are excited to bring you an engaging program that looks at the use of digital technologies within cultural, school and tertiary-based learning environments: "Digital Technologies in Education" The third instalment of our Digital Conversations series brings together three diverse perspectives on how digital technologies are changing the roles of both teachers and students; how the use of digital technologies can enrich the learning experience; and the challenges teachers and learning facilitators face with the advance of the digital revolution. With a great line-up of speakers sharing their expertise and first-hand experience we will discuss opportunities, challenges and examples of the use of digital technologies within education. A Q&A session will follow where you can ask questions and get advice from experts in the field. When: Tuesday 16th July 2013, 5.30pm - 7pm Where: The Cube, P 512, Gardens Point campus, 2 George Street Brisbane, QLD 4000 We will provide complimentary drinks and canapés for you to enjoy during the event and have dedicated an hour for networking afterwards. Our speakers include: Rhys Cassidy Teacher and Vice President, Australian Teachers of Media QLD Rhys will discuss his experience on the opportunities provided by new technologies within the classroom and the challenges of operating within the education system Michelle Mukherjee Lecturer ICT Education, Faculty of Education, QUT Michelle will discuss the use of digital technologies from a tertiary perspective, and the challenges emerging in the use of digital technologies within such learning environments. Amy Walduck Brisbane Digital Hub Coordinator, Brisbane City Council Amy will discuss the role that digital technologies play within a library context, particularly from the perspective of adult learning programs. If you'd like to come along on the evening please RSVP here: http://digitalconversations.readingroom.com.au/ The Digital Conversations series is always oversubscribed by two to three times so please do RSVP early to grab your place! We look forward to seeing you there. Best Regards, Sam Wong Reading Room Australia _______________________________________________ Wikimediaau-l mailing list Wikimediaaufirstname.lastname@example.org https://lists.wikimedia.org/mailman/listinfo/wikimediaau-l