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CASCI Talk: New Directions in Open, Online Education

Tuesday, October 29th, 11am – 12pm 2116 Hornbake Bldg, South Wing College of Information Studies 4130 Campus Drive University of Maryland, College Park J. Philipp Schmidt Executive Director, Co-Founder@ the Peer 2 Peer University (P2PU) Director’s Fellow@ the MIT Media Lab Abstract: Open education resources, online learning, and massively open online courses (MOOCs) have become […]

CASCI Talk 10/29/2013: New Directions in Open, Online Education

http://casci.umd.edu/wp-content/uploads/2013/10/CASCI-TALKS-PHILIPP.pdf The Center for the Advanced Study of Communities and Information will be hosting a talk with J. Philipp Schmidt, Executive Director, Co-Founder@ the Peer 2 Peer University (P2PU) and Director’s Fellow@ the MIT Media Lab, in which he will discuss his experiences in the open education movement, P2PU, and his work in designing learning […]

Opportunities for PhD Study in New Media, Learning Technologies, and Education at UMD

This year funding (in the forms of fellowship, scholarship, and assistantship) is available to support students interested in: New Media, Learning Technologies, and Education Designing and researching technologies or platforms to enhance learning in: K-12 classrooms Informal learning contexts (e.g. interest-driven communities, afterschool spaces etc.) Open education communities (including open, online, peer-to-peer education communities such as […]

CFP: Learning @ Scale

The first annual meeting of the ACM Conference on Learning at Scale will be held March 4-5, 2014 in Atlanta, GA, USA. This conference is intended to promote scientific exchange of interdisciplinary research at the intersection of the learning sciences and computer science. Inspired by the emergence of Massive Open Online Courses (MOOCs) and the accompanying huge […]

[Call for Papers] ICE 2013 : PELS International Congress on eLearning 2013

Link: http://www.elearning.ph Dec 6, 2013 – Dec 7, 2013, The Heritage Hotel Manila, Philippines Submission Deadline: Jul 31, 2013 Notification Due: Aug 31, 2013 Final Version Due: Oct 31, 2013   ABOUT THE CONGRESS The International Congress on eLearning 2013 hosted by the Philippine eLearning Society (PeLS) is a forum for an international exchange of […]

[Call for Papers] ICEEE 2013 : The Second International Conference on E- Learning and E- Technologies in Education

Link: http://sdiwc.net/conferences/2013/iceee2013/ Submission Date : Aug. 05, 2013 Notification of acceptance: Sept. 05, 2013 Camera Ready submission : Sept. 15, 2013 Registration : Sept. 15, 2013 Conference dates : Sept. 23- 25, 2013 The Second International Conference on E- Learning and E- Technologies in Education (ICEEE2013) Technical University of Lodz, Lodz, Poland Sept. 23- 25, 2013 […]

[Call for Papers] SPeL 2013 : 6th International Workshop on Social and Personal Computing for Web-Supported Learning Communities

SPeL 2013 6th International Workshop on Social and Personal Computing for Web-Supported Learning Communities http://software.ucv.ro/~epopescu/spel2013 In conjunction with ICSTCC 2013 17th International Conference on System Theory, Control and Computing http://ace.ucv.ro/icstcc2013 Sinaia, Romania 11-13 October 2013 Abstract Registration Due: May 15, 2013 Submission Deadline: May 22, 2013 Notification Due: Jun 30, 2013 Final Version Due: Jul […]

Call for Papers: EC-TEL 2013 – 8th European Conference on Technology Enhanced Learning

============================================================ Call for Papers: EC-TEL 2013: Eighth European Conference on Technology Enhanced Learning “Scaling Up Learning for Sustained Impact” 17-21 September 2013, Paphos, Cyprus http://ec-tel.eu/ ============================================================ The European Conference on Technology Enhanced Learning (EC-TEL) is a unique opportunity for researchers, practitioners, and policy makers to address current challenges and advances in the field. Through EC-TEL, […]

Open Software Jumpstarts Academic Communities

City University of New York (CUNY) researchers have developed Commons in a Box, an open source software platform that enables universities and other organizations to create academic communities for faculty, staff, administrators, and students. The software runs on WordPress and a plug-in for WordPress called BuddyPress. “When you build your own network, it’s meant to […]