Global Education Conference: Day 4 Session Recommendations #globaled12

15 Nov

Hi all —

Here are a few sessions to check out today in the Global Education Conference!

(All times given in Eastern Time, U.S. Use the full schedule linked below to confirm times in your area!)

4:00 PM — Session: World Language Meets Glocal PBL: Local Solutions for Global Refugees
Jennifer D. Klein, Global Education Consultant
Kelsey Vroomunn, ISTE Emerging Leader
Description: Glocal learning approaches allow students to address the global challenges of displacement and refugee life on a local level.
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6:00 PM — Keynote: The Network is Us
Larry Johnson, CEO of NMC
Description: Social change is as timely as it is timeless… 
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9:00 PM — Keynote: The Rise of Makers: Rethinking Innovation and Education
Dale Dougherty
Description: The maker movement “invites participation of amateurs of all ages and takes advantage of new technologies for personal fabrication and physical/digital interaction.” This session digs deep into the “national effort to find opportunities to integrate making as a way of transforming education, providing hands-on experiences and open-ended projects that engage students.”
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10:00 PM — Session: Motivational and Self-regulated Learning Factors of Informal and Extreme Learning
Donggil Song, Curtis J. Bonk & Justin Whiting; Indiana University
Description: The present study aims at investigating motivational and self-regulated learning factors of informal and extreme learning when using educational Web resources as well as the supports, uses, and challenges and obstacles.
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Once again, the full GlobalEdCon schedule can be found  here.  And remember, you can follow #GlobalEd12 or me (@EngagingEdu) on Twitter for ongoing updates, tips and highlights as well!

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