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Wednesday, August 1 • 11:00am - 12:30pm
Connected Education and Peer Professional Development (Judi Fusco, Scott McLeod, Howard Rheingold, Tom Whitby, Steve Hargadon [mod])

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A panel and open discussion about peer-to-peer professional development. Panelists include Judi Fusco, Scott McLeod, Howard Rheingold, and Tom Whitby, Steve Hargadon moderating.  Additional details, including potentially one more panelist, will be announced and added to this description shortly.

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Judith Fusco

Dr. Judith Fusco is a research scientist in SRI International's Center for Technology in Learning, and specializes in researching and developing online communities, technologies, and resources. Dr. Fusco's research on community involves examining social and technical supports necessary for online community, understanding individual and group readiness, understanding the nature of online education communities of practice, evaluating models of... Read More →
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Steve Hargadon

Conference-related Passions: | | Grass-roots Participation | | Appreciative Inquiry | | Open Source Software | | Web 2.0 | | Learning 2.0 | | The Future of Education | | | | I created the Classroom 2.0 social network, am host of the Future of Education interview series, and co-chair the annual Global Education and Library 2.0 worldwide conferences. I pioneered the use of social networking in education... Read More →
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Scott McLeod

Scott McLeod, J.D., Ph.D., currently is serving as theDirector of Innovation for Prairie Lakes Area Education Agency 8 in Iowa. He is on leave from his position as an Associate Professor of Educational Leadership at the University of Kentucky. Dr. McLeod also is the Founding Director of the UCEA Center for the Advanced Study of Technology Leadership in Education (CASTLE), the nation’s only academic center... Read More →
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Howard Rheingold

I fell into the computer realm from the typewriter dimension in 1981, then plugged my computer into my telephone in 1983 and got sucked into the net. In earlier years, my interest in the powers of the human mind led to Higher Creativity (1984), written with Willis Harman, Talking Tech (1982) and The Cognitive Connection (1986) with Howard Levine, Excursions to the Far Side of the Mind: A Book of Memesex (1988),Exploring the World of Lucid... Read More →
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Tom Whitby

I am an Adjunct Professor of Education at St Joseph's College in New York. I came to that position after 34 years as a secondary English teacher in the Public School system. I was also a leader in my New York State United Teacher Locals for 30 years. I was a member of the Board of Directors of NYSCATE for 5 years. I have founded a number of Educational Groups on Linkedin including Technology Using Professors Group. I have been recognized with... Read More →

Wednesday August 1, 2012 11:00am - 12:30pm
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