ChangSchoolTalks 2015 - Lifelong Learning Reimagined

Advances in technology are challenging educators, industry leaders, and decision-makers to examine lifelong learning through a “re-imagined” lens. Join us for an insightful exchange of experiences and strategies needed to address the transformational changes occurring in academia and the workplace. The first-ever annual event will be held February 19, 2015, at Ryerson University in Toronto, Ontario, Canada.
Dates 19 Feb 2015 3:00 pm (UTC -5) 19 Feb 2015 7:00 pm (UTC -5)
Place (View On Map) George Vari Engineering and Computing Centre

ChangSchoolTalks 2015: Digital Learning Reimagined

Be inspired by compelling presentations from recognized North American experts who will share their perspective on the latest advances in technology-enhanced teaching and learning along with leading edge research on the needs of the new generation of learners.

Network and engage in professionally rewarding discussions with thought leaders about relevant approaches and skill sets needed in today’s digital environment such as user experience, networked and game-based learning, and digital citizenship, as drivers of education at a national and global level.

Learn about the most recent research and development in the continuing education arena, and gain insights on the value of educational practices, such as game-based learning, online interactivity, and real-world experiences.

Join us for timely, relevant discussion tailored to today’s economy and workforce. Discover how digital and online learning can create economic prosperity.

Be part of the reimagining! Register for the first-ever ChangSchoolTalks today: http://changschooltalks.ryerson.ca/2015/

Keynote Speakers

  • Audrey Watters
    Journalist in Education Technology
  • Stephen Downes
    Senior Researcher at National Research Council of Canada, Co-creator of the MOOC
  • George Veletsianos
    Canada Research Chair, Innovative Learning and Technology
  • Philipp Schmidt
    Director’s Fellow at MIT Media Lab,  Co-founder of Peer 2 Peer University
  • Jeremy Friedberg
    Scientist and Game-maker, Founder of Spongelab
  • Marie Bountrogianni
    Dean, The G. Raymond Chang School of Continuing Education, Ryerson University

Proceeds from ChangSchoolTalks 2015 will go to Ryerson University’s Spanning the Gaps Bursary Fund which increases post-secondary participation by young people and adults who might not otherwise interact with or experience post-secondary education.

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