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Keynote Speakers

 

Xavier Prats Monné
Director-General for Education and Culture of the European Commission

Between EDEN and Earth: Technology and the Modernisation of EU Higher Education (PPT Presentation)

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Jim Groom
Director of the Division of Teaching and Learning Technologies and adjunct professor at the University of Mary Washington, USA

The Uneducation of a Technologist: From EDUPUNK to ds106 (PPT Presentation)

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Pre-conference interview with Jim Groom: : Think Together, Enable Dialogue and Get Feedback: From EDUPUNK to DS106
Steve Wheeler's interview

Belinda Tynan
Pro-Vice Chancellor, The Open University, UK

Marci Powell
Chair Emerita and Past President, USDLA, USA
Darcy Hardy
Associate Vice President, Enterprise Consulting, Blackboard, USA
Pre-conference interview: Openness in the Context of Sustainability
Airina Volungeviciene's interview

Pre-conference interview: Collaboration Is Key: The power of togetherness

Lisa-Marie Blaschke's phone interview

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Martin Weller

Professor of Educational Technology, The Open University, UK

The Battle for Open (PPT Presentation)

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Pre-Conference interview: The Battle for Openness
Steve Wheeler's interview

Albert Sangra
UNESCO Chair, Faculty Member, eLearn Center at Universitat Oberta de Catalunya, Spain

Expanding Learning Opportunities for the Last 25 Years... and Beyond (PPT Presentation) 

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Pre-conference interview: Losing Control: The true democratisation of learning
Ebba Ossiannilsson's interview

Maarten de Laat
Full Professor of Professional Development in Social Networks, Welten Institute, Faculty of Psychology & Education, The Open University of the Netherlands

Networked Learning in Open Practices (PPT Presentation)

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Pre-conference interview: Understanding the Context
Antonella Poce's interview

Alan Tait
Director, International Development and Teacher Education, The Open University, United Kingdom

From Distance Learning to Open Education: A Changing Landscape (PPT Presentation)

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Audrey Watters
Journalist Specializing in Education Technology News and Analysis, Hack Education, USA

Learning Networks, Not Teaching Machines (PPT Presentation)

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Stavros Panagiotis Xanthopoylos
Vice-President, Brazilian Association for Distance Education - ABED, Professor, Fundação Getulio Vargas (FGV-EAESP), Brazil

The New Role of Open and Distance Education: An insight from the emerging educational and corporate scenarios in the newly industrialised world (PPT Presentation)

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