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Wednesday, August 1 • 3:00pm - 4:30pm
Knocking On The Door: Connected Education and New Technologies—Key Themes for Learning (Drew Davidson, Chris Dede, Cable Green, John Katzman, Steve Hargadon [mod])

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This is the kick-off event for Knocking On The Door, one of the main forums for CEM, covering such questions as:

  • How can educators best take advantage of big technological trends such as mobile and gaming in their classrooms this year?
  • What innovations and technologies being explored and leveraged outside education today have the greatest potential to be repurposed or extended to create educational value?

The kick-off will consist of panel and open discussion moderated by Steve Hargadon.  Panelists will include Drew Davidson, Chris Dede, Cable Green, and John Katzman.  One more panelist may be added, as well as additional details about the event.


Speakers
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Drew Davidson

Drew Davidson is a professor, producer and player of interactive media. His background spans academic, industry and professional worlds and he is interested in stories across texts, comics, games and other media. He is the Director of ETC-Pittsburgh, and the Acting Director of the Entertainment Technology Center at Carnegie Mellon University and the Founding Editor of ETC Press and its Well Played series and journal.
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Chris Dede

Chris Dede is the Timothy E. Wirth Professor in Learning Technologies at Harvard’s Graduate School of Education.  His fields of scholarship include emerging technologies, policy, and leadership.  His funded research includes seven current grants from NSF, Qualcomm, the Gates Foundation, and the US Department of Education Institute of Education Sciences to explore immersive simulations and transformed social interactions as means... Read More →
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Cable Green

Dr. Cable Green is the Director of Global Learning for Creative Commons. Cable works with the global open community to leverage open licensing, open content, open policies, and the affordances of digital things to significantly improve access to quality, affordable, education and research resources so everyone in the world can attain all the education they desire. His career is dedicated to increasing access to educational opportunity for... 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 →



Wednesday August 1, 2012 3:00pm - 4:30pm
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