LMS Education Day: Mathematics, AI and DigiTech Futures

Location
De Morgan House, London
Start date
-
Meeting Date
Speakers
Speakers are to be confirmed.

 

The annual LMS Education Day, organised by the LMS Education Committee, is an opportunity for mathematics lecturers and colleagues across the higher education sector to meet and discuss aspects of education directly related to higher education. It is a free event.

Programme:

10:30 - 11:00

Registration and networking

11:00 - 11:10

Welcome and overview of the day (Professor Mary McAlinden, Chair of the LMS Education Committee, Nottingham Trent) 

11:15 - 12:15

Keynote (Professor Michael Grove, Birmingham): Generative AI: Its implications, and opportunities, for policy, pedagogy and practice within the mathematical sciences

12:15 - 12:30

Q&A

12:45 - 13:30

Lunch and Q&A continued

13:30 - 13:55

Discussion papers and influential reports:

14:00 - 14:30

10min changeover

14:40 - 15:10

Sharing/Showcasing Good Practice: themes in breakout-rooms. 30min per theme; choose 2 themes

  1. Dynamic Digital Tools in teaching and learning (GeoGebra and Desmos) - Tom Button (MEI)
  2. Digital tools in marking (Crowdmark) - Dr Beatrice Navarro Lameda (UCL) and (Gradescope) - Prof Paul Glaister (Reading University)
  3. Computers and theorems proving (LEAN) - Dr Athina Thoma (University of Southampton) and Dr Gihan Marasingha (Exeter University)

Optional for participants - bring your laptops

15:15 - 15:30

Feedback from showcasing good practice and closing remarks (Professor Mary McAlinden, Chair of the LMS Education Committee, Nottingham Trent)


Organisers:

Dr Cosette Crisan (UCL Institute of Education) and Prof Chris Saker (University of Essex), LMS Education Committee members.


Registration:

The event will be held in-person at De Morgan House (57-58 Russell Square, London WC1B 4HS). 

Register to attend here. Registration will close no later than 14:00 on Tuesday 21 May.


Accessibility:

The building currently has stepped access only to the raised ground floor and lower ground floor entrances.

An accessible toilet is located at the lower ground floor level.

Please see the LMS website for further details on accessibility.


Grants are available to those who need help with caring costs to attend the event. For further details and information on applying, visit the LMS website.