Beyond the Text Book: Information Futures and Educational Resources
David Wiley, Diana Rhoten, and Audrey Watters.
Friday, Nov. 30, 1:00-2:30 PM
CREATE LAB, 196 Mercer St. 8th Floor
A panel discussion on the transformation of information resources for formal education, including everything from open educational resources and new models for instructional materials, to educational data mining, to crowdsourced and student-driven information sources, and the educational and economic impacts of that transformation.
DAVID WILEY | @opencontent
Father of the open and reusable learning objects movement.
DIANA RHOTEN | @drhoten
Recent Senior Vice President for Strategy in the new Education Division at News Corp. and now is Chief Strategy Officer at News Corp’s amplify.com.
AUDREY WATTERS | @audreywatters
Freelance writer and blogger who has reported on education and technology for NPR/KQED, Inside Higher Ed, and ReadWriteWeb. Runs the blog Hack Education.