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Coding and Creativity: Programming, Computational Thinking and the Arts in Schools

                                                                 

Event Date: 1 July 2013
Benjamin Franklin Room
Royal Society of Arts
8 John Adam St
London WC2N 6EZ

A policy and practice summit presented by the London Knowledge Lab and D|A|R|E ( Institute of Education),  the Observer,  the RSA,  and Creativeworks London

Coding and Creativity

Programming, Computational Thinking and the Arts in Schools

A ONE DAY EVENT PRESENTING RECENT RESEARCH, THINKING AND ADVICE ON PROGRAMMING, COMPUTATIONAL THINKING AND THE ARTS IN SCHOOLS

This event will provide inspirational ideas for ways forward with creative computer science in schools. It is suitable for educators, researchers, industries and cultural institutions interested in how the ICT curriculum can meet the needs of today’s students and tomorrow’s workers in the creative industries.

PROGRAMME

Welcome from the RSA.

Introduction by Professor Diana Laurillard (IOE, LKL)

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Keynote: Ian Livingstone, CBE – Next Gen: The Case for Creative Computing

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Case Study 1: Professor Ivan Kalas (Comenius University, Bratislava) – Educational Programming and Creativity

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Case Study 2:

Professor Richard Noss (London Knowledge Lab) – Computational Thinking and Game Design in Schools

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Professor Andrew Burn (DARE)  – Game Design in Schools

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Joe HalloranIntroduction to children’s work at Lambeth City Learning Centre

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Sir Ken RobinsonChanging Paradigms 

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Keynote: Professor John Naughton (Open University)

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Case Study 3: Professor Kylie Peppler (University of Indiana) – STEAM – Powered Computing: Arts, Crafts and New Media  [via Skype]

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Irina Papadimitriou and Alex Flowers (V&A Digital team) – Hacking Away: Changing Perceptions of Code through Art

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Panel response to the day: Professor Diana Laurillard (IOE); Stella Wisdom, Digital Curator, British Library;  Carrie-Anne  Philbin, Robert Clack School, London; Dr John Potter, London Knowledge Lab; Associate Professor Michael Anderson, University of Sydney.

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