What is the state of the open education union? Curtis and Bryan will discuss the trajectory of the open movement in education, from open education resources to open access scholarly publishing. They will also explore best practices for supporting and encouraging open in education.
Future Trends Forum hosted by Bryan Alexander will address the most powerful forces of change in academia. The founder of the online blog Future Trends in Technology and Education has begun this weekly Thursday at 2:00 pm EST forum to enliven the discussion around the pressing issues at the cross roads of education and technology through weekly online video chat conversations where practitioners in the field can contribute and share their most recent experiences.
Curt Bonk is Professor at Indiana University teaching psychology and technology courses and President of CourseShare. Bonk offers unique insights into the intersection of business, education, psychology, and technology. A well-known authority on emerging technologies for learning, Bonk reflects on his speaking experiences around the world in his popular blog, TravelinEdMan. He has authored several widely used technology books, including The World Is Open, Empowering Online Learning, The Handbook of Blended Learning, Electronic Collaborators, and, most recently, Adding Some TEC-VARIETY which is free as an eBook (http://tec-variety.com/).
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