Global Learn 2016 Ireland

Global Learn : An International Forum for Researchers, Developers, and Practitioners to Learn about the Best Practices/Technology in Higher Education. Organized by leading universities from all around the world.
Dates 28 Apr 2016 12:00 am (UTC +1) 29 Apr 2016 12:00 am (UTC +1)
Place (View On Map) Limerick Institute of Technology

Global Learn 2016 Ireland
Global Conference on Learning and Technology

Global Learn is an international conference series regionally organized by local renowned universities at their campus and sponsored by the Association for the Advancement of Computing in Education (AACE).

The mission of Global Learn conferences and events is to further the advancement and innovation in learning and technology. As the educational world becomes increasingly global, new ways to explore, learn, and share knowledge are needed.

Global Learn serves as a means to connect and engage creative educators, researchers, consultants, training managers, curriculum developers, and others in the topics and fields in which they are passionate. Many individuals are transforming learning environments in local as well as more global ways.

This conference series offers an opportunity to meet and discuss their ideas, findings, and next steps. Among the other primary aims of Global Learn is to attract new people to the field of education and learning technologies and, hopefully, help inspire a new generation of global learning leaders in countries around the world.

Global Learn 2016 Ireland Topics

The following nine themes codify the vision and goals of Global Learn for advancement and innovation in:

  • Advanced Technologies for Learning and Teaching
  • Assessment and Research
  • Educational Reform, Policy, and Innovation
  • Evaluation and Quality Improvement Advances
  • Global Networks, Partnerships, and Exchanges
  • Innovative Approaches to Learning and Learning Environments
  • Open Education
  • Technologies for Socially Responsive Learning
  • Virtual and Distance Education

Global Learn 2016 Ireland Keynote Speakers

Lynda Donovan, Learning Consultant, Ireland
The Power of Immersion for Learning and Assessment

Nicola Whitton, Manchester Metropolitan University, UK
Playful learning: beyond games and gamification

Global Learn 2016 Ireland is hosted by Limerick Institute of Technology, Univ. of Limerick, & Mary Immaculate College Limerick on April 28 - 29, 2016.

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