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LiHE 2016 Copenhagen, Denmark.

April 25-27, 2016
Day 1
25 Apr 2016
Day 2
26 Apr 2016
Day 3
27 Apr 2016

Registration

Delegates register at Kulturhuset, Islands Brygge 18, Copenhagen S.

Welcome Speech

Welcome speech by the directors of LiHE. About the collaborative symposium format and the output goals of the symposium.

Copenhagen Summit 2016

The Copenhagen Summit invites academics and university teachers with an interest in learning-centered higher education to document their innovative teaching and learning practices for THE HANDBOOK OF INNOVATIVE TEACHING AND LEARNING PRACTICES IN HIGHER EDUCATION.

Formation of thematic work groups

Formation of thematic work groups. Delegates join their thematic work groups and share short stories about their individual innovations in teaching and learning.
12:00 - 14:00

LUNCH

Feedback from collegial peer-review groups

Review sessionsFeedback from collegial peer-review groups. Thematic review groups are formed on the basis of the submitted templates showing innovations in teaching and learning practices. Authors receive feedback from the colleagues who have been assigned to review their templates. All feedback has to be encouraging and constructive, given with the purpose of helping author(s) to complete their templates describing their innovative teaching and learning practice.
18:00 - 21:00

DINNER

Morning welcome

Check-in with your work group. Morning welcome from the directors of LiHE.

Visit to the Steelcase Active Learning Center

Visit to the Steelcase Active Learning Center at the Institute for Learning in Higher Education (25 people each visit). Visits are planned throughout the day (one hour intervals) (optional).

Writing sessions

Writing of thematic section-chapters for the handbook. Delegates join forces in thematic work groups and collaborate to write the thematic section chapters containing their templates with innovative teaching and learning practices.
12:00 - 14:00

LUNCH

Writing sessions

Writing of thematic section-chapters for the handbook – continued.
18:00 - 21:00

DINNER

Morning welcome

Check-in with your work group. Morning welcome from the directors of LiHE.

Sharing innovations across work groups

Delegates meet across work groups to share their innovations of teaching and learning practices and get inspiration and viewpoints from delegates in other work groups. The purpose of this session is to check whether the innovations make sense to an “outside” audience who are working with another theme for their innovations.
12:00 - 14:00

LUNCH

Writing sessions

Completing the thematic section-chapters for the handbook. Delegates join their thematic work groups to finalise their thematic section-chapter for inclusion in the handbook. Final chapter is submitted on USB-stick / e-mail before 5.30pm.

Concluding keynote

Directors of LiHE end the collaborative part of the symposium with a concluding keynote.
18:00 - 21:00

DINNER

Official ending to LiHE16 The Copenhagen Summit

Directors of LiHE end The Copenhagen Summit with a short speech before leaving Wakamama to experience Tivoli Gardens by night.

LiHE 2016, Aegina, Greece.

May 29-June 2, 2016
Day 1
29 May 2016
Day 2
30 May 2016
Day 3
31 May 2016
Day 4
01 Jun 2016
Day 5
02 Jun 2016
8:00am-9:00am

Breakfast

World café:

My personal contribution to the symposium and the international anthology. Authors share the central themes addressed in their chapters. They work to construct central models, which can be used as points of reference in the final manuscript.
13:00-14:00

Lunch

Speed dating LIHE style

Each author/chapter group gets three minutes to highlight the contribution, significance, strengths and/or weaknesses of their chapter

Individual work on refining chapters

According to the input from colleagues and editors, each participating author makes individual appointments with the editors to get feedback on their chapter.
20:00-

Dinner

7:00-9:30

Breakfast

Walk to the temple of Aphaia (social program, optional)

Walk to the temple of Aphaia (social program, optional)

Discussion of key themes of each chapter and the relations between chapters

The ambition is to further integrate the key themes and arguments of the various chapters with each other by means of cross referencing. (Use revolving round table discussions, followed by a network sheet where authors can visually indicate to which other chapters their contribution relates)

Creating an anthology:

Joint development of the topic through discussion and consensus, working from the network sheet produced in the previous session. Authors are responsible for sequencing of chapters in the anthology. Authors are formed into groups to write introductionary text for the part of the anthology in which their chapter is positioned.
13:00-14:00

Lunch

Visit to Paleochora, Mountain of Churches / Walk to village of Aghia Marina (social program, optional)

Visit to Paleochora, Mountain of Churches / Walk to village of Aghia Marina (social program, optional)

Individual production time.

Consultation time with the editors. Based on yesterdays’ chapter reviews and the input from the thematic discussions this morning authors have four hours to edit their chapters. Possibility for Skype-sessions with co-authors not participating.
20:00-

Dinner

8:00-9:00

Breakfast

The one minute chapter revisited:

Authors provide a reflection on how their chapters have changed/adapted/evolved over the past two days. Authors relate their chapter to the central models produced earlier during the symposium.

Revised review groups:

New review groups organised according to the major themes that emerged from the network sheet meet to help each other bring all edited chapters into shape.

Visit to Aegina Town

for those who want to see the old Capitol of Greece, lunch on your own / lunchbox provided by hotel (social program, optional).
12:00-13:00

Lunch

Academic café:

Joint articles, research projects, networks. Authors discuss possibilities for future collaborative academic work. Ideas for activities are shared and participants can team up to create work plans.

Taking LiHE forward:

The next three LiHE themes, suggestions for future actions. Promo-video recording for the purpose of marketing the anthology. Authors talk to camera on their own contribution to the anthology.
19:00-21:00

Farewell dinner

Demonstrating Learning in Higher Education

Interactive group session to highlight learning points from the LiHE-symposium in a collaborative format.
6:30-7:30

Breakfast

Finalising the production plan for the anthology

Submission of finalised chapters on USB sticks and e-mail.

Ferry leaves from Aghia Marina Harbour

Ferry leaves from Aghia Marina Harbour. Arrival time in Athens, approx. 11.45. Bus transport to airport, approx 1h:15m. Arrival time airport, approx 1pm.