Bridging the digital divide
|Dates:||14 November 2015|
|Times:||10:30 - 15:00|
|What is it:||Talk|
|Organiser:||School of Social Sciences|
|Who is it for:||University staff, Adults, Current University students|
|Speaker:||Dr Claire Hamshire|
Suitable for the General public. This is an open public event, at a fully accessible venue. There will be free parking and light refreshments available throughout the day. No prior knowledge of iPad usage is required.
Bridging the digital divide is an interactive public event to showcase research to families and educators on how iPads and selected apps can be used to promote learning and development for children and young people with additional needs.
There will be a series of fun activities including a hands-on iPad sessions on Art, Music, Maths and language; to share the findings from an Manchester Metropolitan University funded collaborative partnership with three specialist schools in Manchester - Bridge College, The Grange and Charnwood Nursery. Representatives from the schools and the research team will demonstrate the benefits of using tablet technologies to promote learning, enhance communication and provide additional opportunities for children and young people of all ages and abilities.
Travel and Contact Information
Manchester Metropolitan University