FocusOn Learning Conference – Day 2

Tom Spiglanin

This is my fourth post about the FocusOn Learning conference that wrapped in Austin, Texas. This video log discusses day 2 of the conference. This work by [link] is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial-ShareAlike 4.0 Conferences

Inspire to learn

Learning with e's

On 3-4 December I'll be in Manchester to present a keynote speech at the Inspire Conference , sponsored by the Higher Education Academy. The conference is themed around excellence in teaching of the social sciences, which reflects my own professional and academic background.

Trending Sources

Dialogue, debate and destinations

Learning with e's

I managed to keynote four conferences in six days, respectively eLearning 2.0 at Brunel University, London; the CILIPS annual conference at the Apex Hotel in Dundee; the Solstice Conference at Edge Hill University, and finally the Digital Literacies Conference at Southampton University.

Yesterday's blog post

Learning with e's

But it is probably still true that you are only as good as your last journal article, book, or conference presentation. Image source by Kristina Barnett Yesterday's blog post by Steve Wheeler is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial-ShareAlike 3.0

Guerrilla Video for Beginners – at FocusOn Learning 2016

Tom Spiglanin

The FocusOn Learning conference has wrapped in Austin, Texas, and everyone has made their way home or to the next destination. For the first time, I chronicled my experience through a video log, recorded incrementally each day throughout the conference. Conferences microvideo

Open educational practices

Learning with e's

I made a video recording for Core Ed while I was at the Ulearn conference in New Zealand last month. So whether it's licensing agreements such as Copyleft or Creative Commons, or open access journals, or even massively online open courses, the open educational practices are gaining ground and influence in the academic world. Tags: creative commons Open content OER Google MOOC OEP open scholarship

Checking In

Tom Spiglanin

I’m busy preparing for the FocusOn Learning conference that will be taking place 8-10 June in Austin, Texas. I’m leading a pre-conference workshop titled Guerrilla Video Techniques for Beginners, as well as two conference sessions.

I live and work in the future, but I come home at weekends

Learning with e's

Photo by Lloyd Russell and courtesy of Plymouth University I live and work in the future, but I come home at weekends by Steve Wheeler was written in Plymouth, England and is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial-ShareAlike 3.0

Sugata Mitra - Charlatan or genius?

Learning with e's

Whatever your views on this shade of auto-didacticism - and there have been some vociferous criticisms , do watch the video interview I did with him at this year''s EDEN conference , and then make your own mind up.

Finding Austin for FocusOn 2016

Tom Spiglanin

The FocusOn Learning conference has wrapped in Austin, Texas, and everyone has made their way home or to the next destination. For the first time, I chronicled my experience through a video log, recorded incrementally each day throughout the conference.

A FOTE opportunity

Learning with e's

I greatly enjoyed attending the Future of Technology in Education (FOTE) conference at London University''s Senate Building last week. Photos by FOTE A FOTE opportunity by Steve Wheeler is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial-ShareAlike 3.0

Networks are everything

Learning with e's

These views were expressed during an interview I recorded during the Barcelona EDEN conference with Maarten de Laat. We live in a highly connected world. Networked learning is vital for learning today.

Creative learning spaces

Learning with e's

For me, one of the highlights of the Estonian Elearning Conference in Tallinn was listening to Stephen Harris , principal of the Sydney Centre for Innovations in Learning. Image by Steve Wheeler Creative learning spaces by Steve Wheeler is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution 3.0

Disruptive education

Learning with e's

Earlier today at the EDEN Annual Conference at the University of Oslo, I interviewed June Breivik. This post is mirrored on the official EDEN Conference blog Disruptive education by Steve Wheeler is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial-ShareAlike 3.0

An interview with Michael G Moore

Learning with e's

I agreed to do a series of video interviews with notable scholars at the Annual EDEN Conference in Oslo earlier this month, and I was really spoilt for choice. In first met Michael at a conference in Ankara, Turkey in 1998, and our paths have crossed many times since.

Learning from the legends

Learning with e's

This event is a two day conference and exhibition for Learning and Development professionals at Olympia each year. In February, I was in Riyadh, Saudi Arabia, as an invited speaker at the Ministry of Higher Education ELI Conference. The year''s end is a time for reflection.

Digital learning futures

Learning with e's

These slides accompanied my presentation during the Learning Technologies conference and exhibition held at London's Olympia on 25-26 January. I also discussed pedagogical issues such as deep and surface learning, creative thinking and the transformation of knowledge consumption.

10Q: Martin Weller - the battle for open

Learning with e's

This time, I''m very happy to interview two of the keynote speakers for the EDEN 2015 conference , which will be held in Barcelona. eden15 Barcelona EDEN Conference education Interview learning Martin Weller Technology

OER 33

Game changers in the Training Zone

Learning with e's

This week, ahead of my speech at the Learning Technologies Conference I recorded a 10 minute podcast interview for the Training Zone. You can listen by clicking on the embedded link below. If the link below doesn't work for you, try this one. My interview is at 18.45 in the podcast.

I Believe in the Value of Connectedness

Tom Spiglanin

While every organization in the world is unique, most have characteristics in common. All employees are ultimately connected to one another through a common purpose to succeed and fulfill the mission of the organization.

Small Changes Make a Difference

Tom Spiglanin

Charles Jennings (who will be speaking at the ASTD conference this week) has promoted a 70:20:10 framework for organizational learning, where on-the-job and informal learning represents the preponderance of each employee’s overall learning.

The EDEN Interviews: Leslie Wilson

Learning with e's

She is Secretary General of the European Universities Association , and was a keynote speaker at the EDEN 25th Anniversary Conference in Budapest. During the conference we sat down to discuss her work.

An audience with.

Learning with e's

The next step was to push the idea further and encourage students to present their work in front of large live audiences such as conferences and symposia. I invited Dan to co-present with me at the ALT-C Conference in Manchester in 2009.

E-Learning 101: Straightforward Answers to Fundamental Questions

ATD Learning Technologies

At the 2016 ATD TechKnowledge Conference, I hosted a session designed for people just getting started with e-learning. Common MOOC platforms include: Coursera. What is Creative Commons? Creative Commons is different from public domain.

The kids are all right

Learning with e's

Where is the learner voice at learning conferences? It''s important to qualify these comments in the context of this year''s EDEN Conference , the title of which is: '' The Joy of Learning: Enhancing Learning Experience, Improving Learning Quality.''

Social, mobile, and personal learning futures

Learning with e's

The presentation below was for the ELI 2015 (4th international conference on e-Learning and Distance Education) event in Riyadh, Saudi Arabia, where education and learning professionals from the entire gulf region and beyond came together to discuss the possibilities of future education scenarios.

Game changers

Learning with e's

I was in Spain in early March to keynote the 9th International Conference on Technology, Education and Development (INTED 2015). It was a great event, and I remember wishing that I could have stayed for more than one day to join in with the entire conference.

Games 38

The EDEN Interviews: Bates, Daniel and Moore

Learning with e's

In 1997 I was invited to Ankara, Turkey to participate in a week long conference - the Second International Symposium on Distance Education. The entire concept of distance education was quite new to me at the time, as was travelling to other countries to hear different perspectives.

Capturing the moment

Learning with e's

It was a great pleasure to give the opening keynote at the Social Science special interest group Higher Education Academy conference yesterday in Manchester. He also live tweets from the conference as the images take shape! We need more of this at conferences!

I Believe in the Importance of a Personal Learning Network

Tom Spiglanin

I simply found myself tweeting at a learning and development conference using its hashtag and others began connecting with me. After the conference, I discovered Twitter chats and began participating in them regularly.

Work Out Loud: Produce Better Work (microvideo)

Tom Spiglanin

I just returned from DevLearn 2014 in Las Vegas, an annual conference attracting leading-edge developers of educational products. My conference summary will make its way here in the coming week, but I wanted to share a project I recorded with my industry friends while at the conference.

Future schools, future visions

Learning with e's

Richard was also kind enough to write the foreword of my latest book Learning with 'e's , in which he swears blind that we met on a camel in the Saudi desert - during a social event for the ELI conference.

Teach less, learn more

Learning with e's

I have now had some time to reflect on this week's Plymouth e-Learning Conference. A growing collection of colourful images of the conference can be found at the Flickr Group Pool for sharing and download.

Teach 29