Programme

Tuesday, August 28th

Arrival and Registration

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The Boiler House

Arrive at the Boiler House and collect your EAMS delegate pack.

Welcome

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The Boiler House
Chris Graham, School of Mathematics, Statistics and Physics, Newcastle University
Christian Lawson-Perfect, School of Mathematics, Statistics and Physics, Newcastle University

A warm welcome from the organisers and Newcastle University.

Lunch

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The Boiler House

Food and drinks will be served in the the Boiler House.

Developer Updates

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The Boiler House

Updates from the developers of leading mathematical e-assessment systems about recent developments.

Introducing DigitalEd

Louise Krmpotic, DigitalEd

DigitalEd is on a mission to transform online education and empower educators to make learning better for everyone. DigitalEd online education …

Numbas Developer Update

Christian Lawson-Perfect, School of Mathematics, Statistics and Physics, Newcastle University

An update on Numbas from lead developer Christian Lawson-Perfect, describing improvements made to the system since EAMS 2016.

Break

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The Boiler House

Refreshments will be served in the the Boiler House.

End of Day 1

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Wednesday, August 29th

Break

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The Boiler House

Refreshments will be served in the the Boiler House.

Lightning talks

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The Boiler House

Short talks on a variety of topics.

Lunch

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The Boiler House

Food and drinks will be served in the the Boiler House.

Lightning talks

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The Boiler House

Short talks on a variety of topics.

Break

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The Boiler House

Refreshments will be served in the the Boiler House.

Lightning talks

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The Boiler House

Short talks on a variety of topics.

Embedding CAA in courses

Martin Greenhow, Brunel University

This talk will describe the pros and cons of embedding any of the excellent CAA systems currently available in a way that students benefit.

At Brunel …

Paper-based e-assessment

David Rickard, Dublin Institute of Technology

Numbas has proven to be very effective and useful as a tool for formative assessment, but like many forms of e-assessment suffers from issues around …

Online exams

Rebecca Gill

Newcastle University has been running large-scale invigilated computer-based exams for many years.

This talk will cover our successes, and some of …

Break

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The Boiler House

Refreshments will be served in the the Boiler House.

Baseline

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Herschel Learning Lab
Thomas Davenport, Aston University

Baseline is a maths learning environment that delivers content and assessments. Baseline records engagement and generates reports for students on …

End of day 2

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Thursday, August 30th

Sprints and idea sharing

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The Boiler House / Herschel learning lab

A sprint is a chance for people to get together and work on creating something that they’ll all benefit from.

A number of people sit together …

Break

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The Boiler House

Refreshments will be served in the the Boiler House.

Sprints and idea sharing

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The Boiler House / Herschel learning lab

More time to carry on the sprint activities.

Farewell

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The Boiler House

The groups present what they’ve achieved during the sprints, and we summarise what we’ve learned at EAMS this year.

Lunch and Close

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The Boiler House

The end of timetabled EAMS activities!

Food and drinks will be served in the the Boiler House.