Fri. 07 Feb 2020
This day is for educators who deliver workshops for young people, and who are interested in developing a deeper understanding about the relationship between social interaction, learning and development.
The day includes one presentation followed by a series of activities designed to build on the existing experiences of attendees, while introducing research in the area of collaborative learning, social psychology, and creativity.
Participants can claim travel expenses of up to £25 for attending the event; please email email@example.com to request a bursary form.
Dr Liz Dobson will deliver and facilitate sessions throughout the day. Since 1998 Liz has delivered music technology for four different Higher Education Institutions including Leeds College of Music and The University of Huddersfield, and more recently managed, and also taught workshops for girls aged 11+ across various projects. She is a musician, however following a period of retraining in social science and education research methods, Liz completed a PhD in Education and social psychology of creativity and learning music technology (with the Open University).
In 2017 Liz became a National Teaching Fellow of the Higher Education Academy and then University Principal Enterprise Fellow. She is also a co-founder and director of Yorkshire Sound Women Network. For more information about her publications on education and gender in music technology please visit her research website here.
This event is delivered in partnership with the University of Huddersfield and supported by Kirklees Council via the Leeds City Region Business Rates Pool.
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