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HEA Workshop


You can find the workshop materials here.

The objectives of this workshop are:

  • To give participants the opportunity to contribute to the social annotation (highlighting, glossing, tagging) of a text. Participants will experience first-hand the affordances of these platforms for student preparation in terms of attention, collaboration, debate and sense-making.

  • To hear case studies of social tagging in action in learning and research contexts (from the University of Leicester and Birmingham City University).

  • To discuss, on the basis of discoveries in the workshop and case studies, the pedagogical implications of a) some notable obstacles to the classroom study of extended texts which students are instructed to prepare beforehand, b) the contribution to student comprehension, spoken and written articulacy as well as confidence that is made by prior collaborative work on the text which foregrounds precise attention and peer-discussion, and c) how technology can facilitate activities such as this.

Places are free, but limited: please book online at: http://tagginganna.eventbrite.com/

10:00 - 10:15 Welcome and introduction  
10:15 - 11:30   
Framing close reading: a paper-based group activity for delegates Mark Rawlinson
11:30 - 12:00 Coffee break  
12:00 - 12:45 #tagginganna: highlighting, commenting, tagging Stuart Johnson
12:45 - 13:45 Lunch  
13:45 - 14:30 eMargin - an open-source collaborative annotation tool Andrew Kehoe and Matt Gee, Research and Development Unit for English Studies, Birmingham City University
14:30 - 15:00 #tagginganna and pedagogy in English – Mark Rawlinson, University of Leicester Mark Rawlinson
15:00 - 16:00 Discussion All


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