lunes, 10 de agosto de 2015

#icdeunisa . The 26th ICDE World Conference. Growing capacities for sustainable distance e-learning provision


Hoy traemos a este espacio The 26th ICDE World Conference. Growing capacities for sustainable distance e-learning provision.

Call for thematic papers: ICDE MOOCs4D II

You are now invited to submit proposals related to the theme of the MOOCs4D II specialist track within the ICDE conference: “The potential of MOOCs as a transformative lever for promoting education as a global common good”. We call for innovative papers that engage with the topicality of the theme and emerging policy signals towards the planned conference publication. Read more.
Important dates:
  • 21 August 2015: Final date to submit papers
  • 28 August 2015: Confirmation of acceptance
KEYNOTE SPEAKERS

Tressie McMillan Cottom
Focuses on stratification across changing contexts.

Audrey Watters
An expert on trends in higher and technology-enabled learning.

Laura Czerniewicz
A recognised scholar in the field of blended and open learning.

Joyce Seitzinger
A leader in the field of networked identities and scholarship.
Aziza Ellozy
A leader in the field of staff development in higher education.

Mandla Makhanya
Principal and Vice-Chancellor of Unisa.
Wayne Mackintosh
A committed advocate and user of free software for education.
Harold Jarche
A renowned organisational learning scholar and practitioner.
Programme

This programme is subject to change.

Tuesday 13 October 2015

The pre-conference workshops will set the scene with various workshops and think-tanks in support of the conference theme.

Wednesday 14 October 2015

07:30-09:00
Registration & tea/coffee
09:00-09:45Opening ceremony in the Super Bowl 
09:45-10:00
  • Official welcome address
  • House rules, general orientation and announcements
10:00-10:15Official welcome address by Blade Nzimande, Minister of Higher Education and Training, South Africa
10:15-10:20Introduction of Mandla Makhanya, Principal and Vice-Chancellor of Unisa, South Africa
10:20-10:35Welcome address: Host institution, the University of South Africa
Mandla Makhanya, Principal and Vice-Chancellor of Unisa, South Africa
10:35-10:40Introduction of keynote speaker 1
10:40-11:20Keynote address 1: Tressie McMillan Cottom, United States of America
Setting the scene
11:20-11:30Introduction of panel
11:30-12:30
Panel discussion 1: Responding in broad strokes to the theme of the conference
12:30-14:00Lunch & orientation to different venues
14:00-17:00
  • Parallel sessions: Papers & Pecha Kuchas
  • Workshop: MOOCs4D II – The potential of MOOCs as a transformative lever for promoting education as a global
  • Editors’ Forum: By invitation only
17:30Departure from hotels for conference dinner at the Boma

Thursday 15 October 2015

07:30-08:30
Tea/coffee
08:30-09:45Welcome, house rules & introduction of keynotes for keynote session 2
09:45-10:25
Keynote address 2.1: Audrey Watters, United States of America
Contextualising the unbundling of the modern university: provocations and contestations
10:25-11:05
Keynote address 2.2: Laura Czerniewicz, South Africa
The paradoxes and potential of open education
11:05-11:10Introduction of keynote session 3
11:10-11:50Keynote address 3.1: Joyce Seitzinger, Australia
Networked identities and scholarship: unresolved issues and challenges
11:50-11:30
Keynote address 3.2: Aziza Ellozy, Egypt
Staff development for a more just and sustainable world
11:30-11:45Wrap up & announcements for the rest of the day
11:45-13:00
Lunch
13:00-15:00
  • Parallel sessions: Papers & Pecha Kuchas
  • Workshop: MOOCs4D II – The potential of MOOCs as a transformative lever for promoting education as a global
  • Workshop: Teacher education in developing world contexts – the promise of distance and elearning
  • Workshop/seminar: North-South-South
15:00-15:30
Tea/coffee
15:30-15:40Announcements & introduction of panel
15:40-16:30
Panel discussion 2: Responding to keynote sessions 2 and 3
16:30-17:10
Keynote 4: Jon Baldwin, Managing Director: Marketing Development of Tribal
Long-term stability in the higher education distance learning sector, and how this can be achieved through the use of analytics and management information
18:00 until lateNetworking evening

Friday 16 October 2015

07:30-08:30Tea/coffee
08:30-09:45Welcome, house rules & introduction of keynotes
09:45-10:25
Keynote address 5.1: Harold Jarche, Canada
Growing capacities in a digital, networked and unequal world – the macro context
10:25-11:05
Keynote address 5.2: Wayne Mackintosh, New Zealand
Growing capacities in distance education contexts – challenges and opportunities
11:15-12:55Parallel sessions: Papers & Pecha Kuchas
Workshop: MOOCs4D II – The potential of MOOCs as a transformative lever for promoting education as a global
13:15-14:15Closing function, prize giving & lunch in the Superbowl
* Please take note of the Conference Code of Conduct
** Wi-Fi is available in all conference venues and hotels rooms (ller más....) 

Fuente: [ICDE]

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