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Lent 2008

Date/Time Seminar Title Location Sponsor/Contact/Comment
Wednesday, 23rd January 16.30-18.00 Trading posts and frontiers: border crossings, territorial skirmishes and uneasy truces in the terrain of teacher-artist partnerships - Graham Jeffery, University of East London Room GS5, Faculty Building, 184 Hills Road Pedagogy, Language, Arts and Culture in Education (PLACE) in conjunction with BERA Creativity-in-Education (SIG) & National Association of Music Education (NAME) Regional Events<

Pam Burnard (pab61@cam.ac.uk)

Wednesday, 23rd January 16.30 hrs The misconceptions of 9th grade students related to the particulate nature of matter, the reasons behind these, and their elimination - Oktay Bektas, Study Visitor at Faculty of Education and a doctoral candidate in the Department of Secondary Science and Mathematics Education at the Middle East Technical University, Ankara Seminar Room, Science Education Centre Science Education

Keith Taber (kst24@cam.ac.uk)

Light refreshments from 16.00 hrs

Monday, 28th January 17.00-18.00 The other side of Brick Lane? Second language proficiency, linguistic vitality and identity construction in the London Bangladeshi Community - Dr Sebastian Rasinger, Anglia Ruskin University, Cambridge Room GS4, 184 Hills Road Second Language Education Group (SLEG-PLACE)

Edith Esch (eme10@cam.ac.uk)

Tuesday, 29th January 16.30-18.30 Education & Development Workshop:A reflection of the dilemmas and challenges of exploring sexuality education in a poor school community in Kenya - Susan Kiragu, Faculty of Education Room 2S4, 184 Hills Road Education, Equality and Development Group

Susannah Lacon (sml44@cam.ac.uk) Tel 01223-767626

Tuesday, 29th January 18.00-19.00 Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows - Professor Maria Nikoleyeva, Stockholm University Room GS1, 184 Hills Road Faculty of Education Children's Book Group

Morag Styles (ms104@cam.ac.uk)

Monday, 4th February 17.30 hrs Doing Mathematics in Different Places - Libby Jared, Faculty of Education, University of Cambridge Room G05, Mary Allan Building, 184 Hills Road Cambridge Mathematics Education Colloquia

Tim Rowland (tr202@cam.ac.uk)

Tea and coffee available prior to meeting

Tuesday, 5th February 13.00-14.00 Educational research: bridging the gap between universities and schools - Professor Menga Ludke, Catholic University of Rio de Janeiro Room 2S8, 184 Hills Road FESRA (Faculty of Education Students' Research Association)

Cleonice Puggian (cp282@cam.ac.uk)

Tuesday, 5th February 16.30-18.00 Children's Tacit and Explicit Knowledge of Object Motion: The First Results - Christine Howe, Joana Taylor Tavares and Amy Devine, Faculty of Education, University of Cambridge Room GS1, 184 Hills Road Psychology and Neuroscience in Education

Patricia Tynan <pt302@cam.ac.uk>

FACULTY STAFF AND STUDENTS ONLY

Wednesday, 6th February

17.30-18.30

Improving workplace learning: Towards an integrated, cultural approach - Professor Karen Evans, Institute of Education, London Wolfson College Institute of Continuing Education

For further information and to reserve a place, contact Dr Wendy Knightley (email wmk22@cam.ac.uk)

Thursday, 7th February 11.00-16.00 Teacher Research Revisited - Chaired by John Gray

Teacher Research issues in Brazil (and in England?) Menga Ludke, Catholic University of Rio de Janeiro

Teacher Research: values and purposes - Action Research as Teachers' Research: Ciaran Sugrue and Elaine Wilson, Faculty of Education, University of Cambridge

Review of the Issues: discussion led by John Elliott, University of East Anglia and Martyn Hammersley, Open University

Assessing the quality of action research: John Elliott, University of East Anglia

Teacher Research Issues (short, informal contributions from David Frost; Colleen McLaughlin and Anne Sinkinson; Sue Brindley, Anne Bowker and David Frost

Faculty Building, 184 Hills Road Leading Learning for School Improvement

Note: This is an invitation-only seminar: contact Lyndsay Upex (email lju20@cam.ac.uk) if you would like to attend

Monday, 11th February

16.00-18.00

Inugural Workshop : Are you interested in issues regarding globalisation and education? Does your work concern the representation of marginalised groups in British and/or international contexts? Would you like to learn more about
postcolonial theory and how it may be relevant to your teaching and/or research?
Room 2S3, 184 Hills Road

Education Equality and Development Group

Postcolonialism, Globalisation and Education Reading Group

If you are interested, please contact Arathi Sriprakash (email as621@cam.ac.uk) or Ian Munday (itm23@cam.ac.uk), sending your name and areas of interest.

Tuesday, 12th February 13.00-14.00 Geocaching - An analysis of the role of GPS devices and internet community in triggering and sustaining mobile informal learning - Gil Clough, PhD student, Open University Room GS3, Faculty Building, 184 Hills Road

FESRA Research Seminars

Christina Haiisoteriou (email ch414@cam.ac.uk)

Feel free to bring your lunch!

Monday, 18th February 17.00-18.00 Researching the impact of recent foreign language policy initiatives on provision and practice in schools in England - Dr Michael Evans, Linda Fisher, Caroline Filmer-Sankey, Ruth Levine, Faculty of Education University of Cambridge Room GS4, 184 Hills Road

Second Language Education Group (SLEG-PLACE)

Edith Esch (eme10@cam.ac.uk)

Tuesday, 19th February 13.00-14.00

Triggering University Students' Mathematical Creativity By Use of Technology - Chantal Buteau, Associate Professor, Department of Mathematics, Brock University Room GS1, 184 Hills Road

Mathematics Education Lunchtime Seminars

Zsolt Lavicza (zl221@cam.ac.uk)

Wednesday, 20th February 14.00-16.30 Book Launch - Networking Practitioner Research: The Effective Use of Networks in Educational Research, Routledge November 2007 - Colleen McLaughlin and Kristine Black-Hawkins, University of Cambridge (in conjunction with Leading Learning for School Improvement) Room 2S4, 184 Hills Road

Education, Equality and Development Group

Coffee and biscuits at 14.00 hrs

Susannah Lacon (sml44@cam.ac.uk) 01223-767626

Wednesday, 20th February from 18.00 hrs

Book Launches:

John Finney/Pam Burnard (2007) Music Technology with Digital Technology, London, Continuum

Chris Doddington/Mary Hilton (2007) Child-Centred Education: Reviving the Creative Tradition, London, SAGE.

Grantchester

Pedagogy, Language, Arts and Culture in Education (PLACE)

For members of PLACE only, contact Ann Curtis  for further information

Tuesday, 26th February 13.00-14.00

Doing Elite Interview in Thailand - Vong-on Phuaphansawat, PhD student, University of Cambridge

Electroacoustic Music - Anna Marie Higgins, PhD student, University of Cambridge

Room 2S5, Faculty Building, 184 Hills Road

FESRA Research Seminars

Christina Haiisoteriou (email ch414@cam.ac.uk)

Feel free to bring your lunch!

Tuesday, 26th February 16.30-18.30

Education & Development Workshop:Representation and Legitimacy: The ethics and politics of ethnographic research in 'Developing Worlds' contexts - Arathi Sriprakash, Girton College

Room 2S4, 184 Hills Road

Education, Equality and Development Group

Susannah Lacon (sml44@cam.ac.uk) 01223 767626

Wednesday, 27th February

16.30 hrs

Motivation and learning science - Dr Marta Romero Ariza and Dr Antonio Quesada Armenteros, Department of Didactics of Sciences, University of Jaen, Spain Science Seminar Room,Hills Road

Science, Technology & Mathematics Education

Keith Taber (kst24@cam.ac.uk)

Monday, 3rd March
TIME is 17.30 hrs (not 15.30 as previously listed)

The Role of 'Schema Problems' in Cypriot Mathematics Education- Marilena Petrou, Queens' College Room G05, Mary Allan Building, 184 Hills Road

Cambridge Mathematics Education Colloquia

Tim Rowland (tr202@cam.ac.uk)

Tea and coffee available prior to meeting

Monday, 3rd March 17.00-18.00 Conceptualising On-line Spaces as Communities: Analysis of an On-line Italian-speaking community - Dr Marina Mozzon-McPherson, University of Hull Room GS4, 184 Hills Road

Second Language Education Group (SLEG-PLACE)

Edith Esch (eme10@cam.ac.uk)

Tuesday, 4th March 13.00-14.00 On designing a multi-line entry formative feedback computer system - Eligio Cerval-Pena, University of Birmingham Room 2S3, 184 Hills Road

Mathematics Education Lunchtime Seminars

Zsolt Lavicza (zl221@cam.ac.uk)

Wednesday, 5th March 17.00-18.30 'Clever Enough to do Variations': Sendak as a Visual Musician - Professor Perry Nodelman, University of Winnipeg Room 1S3, 184 Hills Road

Pedagogy, Language, Arts and Culture in Education

Morag Styles (ms104@cam.ac.uk)

Thursday, 6th March 17.00-19.00 Supper Seminar: Convergence and Transformation - led by Dr Alan McMurdo, Principal Thomas Deacon Academy, Peterborough 184 Hills Road

Leadership for Learning: the Cambridge Network

Contact:lfl@edu.cam.ac.uk Tel 01223 767621

Booking required: Cost £6 (includes glass of wine and light refreshments)

Monday, 10th March 12.30-14.00

Book Launches:

N. Pachler, M Evans and S Lawes (2007) Modern Foreign Languages: Teaching School Subjects 11-19, London, Routledge.

D Whitley (2008) The Idea of Nature in Walt Disney Animation, Ashgate, Texas, Ashgate Publications

Room 2S8, 184 Hills Road

Pedagogy, Language, Arts and Culture in Education (PLACE)

Ann Curtis  

Monday, 10th March 16.30-18.30 Education and Development Workshop: Doing elite interviews in Thailand - Vong-on Phuaphansawat, Corpus Christi Room 2S4, 184 Hills Road

Education, Equality and Development Group

Susannah Lacon (sml44@cam.ac.uk) 01223-767626

Tuesday, 11th March 13.00-14.00 Youth and age identity: Patrick Alexander, PhD Student, Oxford University Room 2S5, Faculty Building, 184 Hills Road

FESRA Research Seminars

Christina Haiisoteriou (email ch414@cam.ac.uk)

Feel free to bring your lunch!

Tuesday, 18th March 13.30-14.30 Introduction to Pedagogy, Language, Arts and Culture in Education for PLACE PhDs and their Supervisors - led by Dominic Wyse Room GS1, 184 Hills Road

Pedagogy, Language, Arts and Culture in Education (PLACE)

Ann Curtis  

Open to members of PLACE only

Advance details of seminars later in the year

Wednesday, 16th April

17.30-18.30

Public sector reform: Principles for improving the education system: Professor Frank Coffield, Institute of Education, London Wolfson College

Institute of Continuing Education

For further information and to reserve a place, contact Dr Wendy Knightley (email wmk22@cam.ac.uk)

Tuesday 3rd June 16.30-18.00 Do Undergraduates' Motivations for Study Change as They Progress Through Their Degrees? - Dr Richard Remedios, School of Education, Durham University Room 2S3, 184 Hills Road

Psychology and Neuroscience in Education (PNE)

Convenor: Professor Christine Howe (cjh82@cam.ac.uk)

Wednesday, 12th November

17.30-18.30

Title to be confirmed - Professor Miriam Zukas, Lifelong Learning Institute, University of Leeds Wolfson College

Institute for Continuing Education

For further information and to reserve a place, contact Dr Wendy Knightley (email wmk22@cam.ac.uk)

Wednesday, 4th March, 2009

17.30-18.30

Why do the English separate further and higher education? - Professor Gareth Parry, University of Sheffield Wolfson College

Institute for Continuing Education

For further information and to reserve a place, contact Dr Wendy Knightley (email wmk22@cam.ac.uk)