Thanks to IADT and Polycom Inc, the 20th Annual Conference plenary sessions were webcast and recorded:
- Monday, 20 June – Plenary Session 1
- Tuesday, 21 June – Plenary Session 2
- Wednesday, 22 June – Plenary Session 3
To see the detailed programme of the sessions, click on ‘Details’.
Monday, 20 June – Plenary Session 1:
Conference Welcome Address
Morten Flate Paulsen, EDEN President
20 Years of Distance Education in the Garden of EDEN: Good News and Bad News
Sir John Daniel, President & Chief Executive Officer, The Commonwealth of Learning, Canada
Information, Knowledge and Wisdom in the 21st Century: Transformative Transparency and Mobile Connectivity, Implications when e-Learning Becomes the Main Way of Learning?
Dennis Pamlin, Director, UN Global Compact, and WWF Consultant, Senior associate at CASS (Chinese Academy of Social Sciences)
Address from Her Excellency Mary McAleese, President of Ireland
Tuesday, 21 June – Plenary Session 2:
Mobile Innovations and Causing Evolution in the Education Ecosystem
Paul Kim, Stanford University School of Education, United States of America
Technology Trends Driving Learning Opportunities
Clare Dillon, Microsoft Ireland, Ireland
Context, Authenticity and Learning in the Real World
Graham Attwell, Pontydysgu (Bridge to Learning), United Kingdom
Wednesday, 22 June – Plenary Session 3:
eLearning and Sustainability: Quality over Quantity?
Kevin O Rourke, Dublin Institute of Technology, Ireland
In Headwind and Tailwind – Teaching from Arctic and Antarctica
Liv Arnesen, Norwegian Refugee Council, Norway
Valuing Learning for All, Everywhere and in Any Mode: A Dream?
Alfredo Soeiro, University of Porto, Portugal