Handheld Learning 2008 – Day Two

Morning Session

gamebasedlearning 2009 – March 20th, The Brewery – www.gamebasedlearning.co.uk

Opening Address – Andrew Pinder, Chairman, Becta (bio)

Steven Berlin Johnson, Cultural Critic & Writer (bio)
lots of game mentions, lots of pictochatting, flash coughing, etc
sleeper curve

Danah Boyd, Social Media Scientist (watch vid)
nice hat, young people do the unexpected, bedroom culture, social grooming, having fun, information persistant, not as much predation online as we think, age/social barriers when kids told not to trust adults…

Laurie O’Donnell, Director of Learning and Technology, Learning & Teaching Scotland (bio)
very interesting, audience interactivity midflow

Lunch: meeting chatroom B buddies Schumi & Lia

Porter Tun: Hepper, Keri

Mike Sharples

Gaming breakout session

End of day social, free bubbly, more pictochatting

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