• the day: 18 May 2017
  • the place: The Shed, Manchester Metropolitan University John Dalton West, Chester Street, M1 5GD


Meet for coffee

Meet at Costa Coffee, Oxford Rd, Manchester M1 5QA

Corner of Oxford Road and Chester Street, not far from Oxford Road train station.

Map of location (Costa and The Shed).




Richard Eskins

Welcome and introductions to everyone.


Social Capital, Problem Solving & Frameworks

Martin Reid

Will cover supporting students to network within the digital and tech industry, focusing on problem rather than tools and frameworks within the context of changing landscape of Higher Education and the raise of “don’t go to University” independent training providers.


Making the move from teaching software into teaching hardware

Christopher Murphy

Our teaching has primarily been web and mobile design. This year, however, we had a student making connected things using a Raspberry Pi. As such, I – and my team – have taken the plunge into learning about hardware hacking so we can teach it next year.


Running guest UX workshops

Dan Goodwin

Sharing my experiences of running guest UX workshops at @FalmouthUni


Reflection on 20 years of web teaching

Jonathan Willson

Johnathan will look back over his 20 years of teaching web at MMU.


Creating unicorns

Richard Eskins

Discussion – how do we deliver graduates that meet the varied needs of industry? Problems and solutions.

This is a ‘no-cost’ event. Nobody gets paid. There is no catering. There is just a fantastic day of chat and discussion on all things web teaching.