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Learning Knowledge and Wisdom for All in Late Modernity - Bob Fryer's keynote speech

October 2, 2012 by EDEN Secretariat   Comments (0)

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Bob's inspirational speech steered up talks on learning methodology and if there is a 'right' way of learning in today's society. He later elaborated some of his concepts left out from the speech in an interview (see his interview here on EDEN's blog below).

Keynote Speech, 2012 EDEN Annual Conference, Porto on 2012.06.07

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Hacking Your Education - Dale Stephens' keynote speech on unschooling

October 2, 2012 by EDEN Secretariat   Comments (0)

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It all started with the theme drop-outs and formal education. Dale, the youngest keynote speaker of all times in the history of EDEN Conference talked about unschooling as a new way of learning. Watch and share your opinion: is this the end of education?
Dale J Stephens talked at the EDEN 2012 Annual Conference in Porto. This and other keynote speeched were streamed live online.

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The importance of reinventing education: Gard Titlestad

September 26, 2012 by EDEN Secretariat   Comments (0)

This mini-interview with Gart Titlestad, Secretary General of ICDE - International Council of Open and Distance Education, was made in Porto at the EDEN Annual Conference 2012. The discussion went around the theme: Open Learning Generations - Closing the gap from "Generation Y" to the mature Lifelong Learners. 

 

Improve informal education to reach people outside universities: Gyula Hegyi

September 26, 2012 by EDEN Secretariat   Comments (0)

This mini-interview with Gyula Hegyi, Member of Cabinet of Commissioner László Andor, Employment, Social Affairs and Inclusion European Commission, was made in Porto at the EDEN Annual Conference 2012. The discussion went around the theme: Open Learning Generations - Closing the gap from "Generation Y" to the mature Lifelong Learners. 

 

Generation Y: No Assumptions: Sally Reynolds

September 21, 2012 by EDEN Secretariat   Comments (0)

This mini-interview with Sally Reynolds, Managing Director at ATiT (Audiovisual Technologies, Informatics & Telecommunications), was made in Porto at the EDEN Annual Conference 2012. The discussion went around the theme: Open Learning Generations - Closing the gap from "Generation Y" to the mature Lifelong Learners. 

 

 

Technology Divides and Builds Bridges: Morten Paulsen

September 21, 2012 by EDEN Secretariat   Comments (0)

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This mini-interview with Morten F. Paulsen, President of EDEN, was made in Porto at the EDEN Annual Conference 2012. The discussion went around the theme: Open Learning Generations - Closing the gap from "Generation Y" to the mature Lifelong Learners. 

 

 

I Am a Sort of Guinea Pig for Principles that I Have Advocated

May 2, 2012 by EDEN Secretariat   Comments (0)

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In our series of interviews with keynote speakers at the 2012 EDEN Annual Conference, Steve Wheeler sat down with David White for a chat.

 

David White is Honourary Director General at the European Commission, and is a passionate believer in lifelong learning. Ahead of his keynote speech at this year’s EDEN conference, to be held in Porto, I asked him some questions about his life, his passions and what he believes about technology supported education. Here is the... Read full post

Fresh Ideas Need Arguments to Be Grounded by Research

April 12, 2012 by EDEN Secretariat   Comments (0)

 

An interview with Dr. Ulrich Bernath, Chair of the Board of Directors and Trustees of the Ulrich Bernath Foundation for Research in Open and Distance Learning by Helga Dorner.

 

Ulrich Bernath is a distinguished expert in the field of online learning and distance education who serves as Chair of the Board of Directors and Trustees of the Ulrich Bernath Foundation for Research in Open and Distance Learning (UB Foundation), an internationally recognized foundation... Read full post

The Unconventional Learner - Interview with Dale J. Stephens

January 24, 2012 by EDEN Secretariat   Comments (0)

A conventional interview with Dale J. Stephens, keynote speaker at EDEN's 2012 Annual Conference

The youngest keynote speaker of all times at EDEN conference, Dale J Stephens is the voice of the generation in and out of our universities/colleges now. With ideas painting an entirely different picture of learning system, Dale reflects on traditional school system with a non-traditional take. Read the full interview below and reflect on it via this site, or on one... Read full post

New EDEN European projects kicking-off

January 17, 2012 by EDEN Secretariat   Comments (0)

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Dear EDEN Member,

in these months, nine new EU projects are kicking-off with the involvement of EDEN. These initiatives are going to connect partners from all around Europe and are dealing with topics that can be of high interest for the EDEN members. Hereby, we would like to introduce these projects for you and in case you find them interesting, at the end of this letter you can also find some possibilities for getting more involved.

 

 

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