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The 2019 Global Education Conference - Full List of 130 Sessions and 10 Keynotes!

The Learning Revolution Has Begun

The ninth annual Global Education Conference starts this coming Monday! The conference is being held Monday, November 18 - Wednesday, November 20, 2019 (November 21 in some time zones). The entire virtual conference is held online. Click here to register to attend the conference live or to have access to the conference recordings afterwards. The hidden treasure of the Global Education Conference is volunteering--you will love it!

SETDA Names Dr. Karen Richardson the Recipient of the 2021 Candice Dodson Influencer Award

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Dr. Richardson is a consensus builder, fostering collaboration at the state level, as well as connecting with national organizations like SETDA, Consortium for School Networking (CoSN), and International Society for Technology in Education (ISTE) to support shared advocacy efforts.

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On Research – a #dLRN15 (and beyond) reflection

Improving Education Environments

At the end of #dLRN15, George Siemens asked the conference body to consider the strengths and weaknesses of the conference, a first-time meeting around a call from the LINK Research Lab: The networking of higher education requires a research lens in order to make sense of its implications for learning and knowledge, particularly for learners who are not well served by the existing system. To play into the musical tropes of EdTech blogging, we give the people what they want.

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On Research – a #dLRN15 (and beyond) reflection

Improving Education Environments

At the end of #dLRN15, George Siemens asked the conference body to consider the strengths and weaknesses of the conference, a first-time meeting around a call from the LINK Research Lab: The networking of higher education requires a research lens in order to make sense of its implications for learning and knowledge, particularly for learners who are not well served by the existing system. To play into the musical tropes of EdTech blogging, we give the people what they want.

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Colleges Are Striking Bulk Deals With Textbook Publishers. Critics Say There Are Many Downsides.

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And of course there are other vendors, like Elsevier and Wiley (like Jones Soda and RC) and openly-licensed resources known as OER, or open education resources (which are something like a Sodastream homebrew). There’s a surprising amount of momentum behind it,” said Phil Hill, a longtime edtech consultant. That’s one argument made by the Scholarly Publishing and Academic Resources Coalition, or SPARC, which advocates for lower textbook costs and OER.

Newsletter: Privacy Con, OZeLive, GlobalEd.TV, Homeschooling, Making Chromebooks, Student Inquiry, & More

The Learning Revolution Has Begun

As a special note, we are now taking presentation proposals for the "Privacy in the Digital Age" mini-conference--see below! The third annual OZeLive online conference started today with an early keynote by Lucy Gray , "Going Global: Project-Based Learning with a Global Focus," which should already be available in recorded form. Join the fun and see the up-to-date conference schedule in your own time zone at OZeLive.com or at [link].

STEMxCon - Today Is the Final Deadline for Proposals; Great Keynotes + Sessions; Need Volunteers!

The Learning Revolution Has Begun

The end of the day today is the final deadline to get in a proposal to speak at next week''s free and online 2013 Global STEMx Education Conference (STEMxCon.com) , September 19 - 21. They are listed below, and after the reminder plea for moderator volunteers, you''ll also find the current list of all conference sessions. Volunteering : as with our other conference 2.0 Recordings : all conference sessions are recorded and are available almost immediately after being given.

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The 100 Worst Ed-Tech Debacles of the Decade

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At the time, David Wiley expressed his concern that the lawsuit could jeopardize the larger OER movement, if nothing else, by associating open educational materials with piracy.