The term ‘online learning’ is often used in its broadest sense to reflect any form of learning using the internet, but what form can learning take when moved into a barrier free, online environment? What are the possibilities for connected forms of learning over the next ten years? Join Steve Wheeler in an exploration of ‘Connected Pedagogy’.
Steve’s presentation will kick off the first National Hui for NEX, the Network of Expertise for online teachers. The Hui is free for members and still available for registration here.
When: 9 am – 10 am, Tuesday 8 October (click on the date to add it to your calendar)
Who: Steve Wheeler is a Learning Innovations Consultant and former Associate Professor of Learning Technologies at the Plymouth Institute of Education where he chaired the Learning Futures group and led the Computing and Science education teams. He continues to research into technology supported learning and distance education, with particular emphasis on the pedagogy underlying the use of social media and Web 2.0 technologies, and also has research interests in mobile learning and cybercultures. He has given keynotes to audiences in more than 35 countries and is author of over 150 scholarly articles, with more than 7000 academic citations. An active and prolific edublogger, his blog Learning with ‘e’s is a regular online commentary on the social and cultural impact of disruptive technologies, and the application of digital media in education, learning and development. In the last few years it has attracted in excess of 8 million unique visitors.
By Darren Sudlow