The College of Fine Arts, The University of New South Wales presents a free seminar that discusses the implications of current trends in online education.
Free Seminar: Where is eLearning right now, and where might it go next?
Where and When
Friday 9th November 2.30pm - 5.00pm
EGO2 Lecture Theatre
College of Fine Arts
Selwyn Street, Paddington, NSW 2021
COFA invites you to an afternoon seminar in which four leaders and experts in the field discuss the current state of online learning. Each speaker will express their own thoughts on the current context, as well as show examples of how the future may transpire. Following the formal presentations, the speakers will form a panel to answer questions from the audience, in what will most likely be a lively and colourful debate.
Professor Ian Howard - Dean, COFA, University of New South Wales
Curt Bonk - Professor, Indiana University (USA)
Curt will detail his experiences in teaching a MOOC and offer guidelines and business plans for others hoping to create a highly engaging MOOC-based learning environment.
Richard Buckland - Associate Professor, CSE, University of New South Wales
Richard will talk about ways we can use elearning technology, including MOOCs, to help make learning inspirational (not just to make it cheaper or more massive).
Simon McIntyre - Senior Lecturer, COFA, University of New South Wales
Simon discusses how learners and educators are embracing open educational resources, and how content can be designed to break institutional boundaries and infiltrate different educational networks on a global scale.
Rick Bennett - Associate Professor, COFA, University of New South Wales
With social-networks being an integral part of our students lives, should they also be creating 'study-networks' and choosing the technologies they use to learn?
For further details
Contact Rick Bennett firstname.lastname@example.org
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