Wednesday, June 22, 2011

Engage and Learn with Next Generation Learning Challenges this Summer

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This summer, you're invited to join your colleagues and Next Generation Learning Challenges for a "Summer Learning Series" – a schedule of webinars dedicated to the transformative role that technology can play in fostering student success with solutions designed to improve college completion.

The Series

No advance registration is required to participate. Each hour-long webinar is free and open to the public and session archives will be posted on the NGLC homepage the following day.
Topic: Disrupting College
Speaker: Louis Soares, Director of the Postsecondary Education Program, Center for American Progress
Date: Tuesday, June 28, 2011
Time: 1:00 p.m. ET

Topic: Blended Learning at the University of Central Florida
Speaker: Thomas Cavanaugh, Assistant Vice President, Distributed Learning
Date: Tuesday, July 12, 2011
Time: 1:00 p.m. ET

Topic: The Gamification of Education
Speakers: Steve Ritter, Carnegie Learning; Chris Sprague, OpenStudy; and David Gibson, SimSchool
Date: Thursday, July 28, 2011
Time: 1:00 p.m. ET

Topic: The Open Learning Initiative
Speaker: Candace Thille, Director, Open Learning Initiative
Date: Tuesday, August 16, 2011
Time: 1:00 p.m. ET

Topic: Using Openness to Bridge to Success
Speaker: Patrick McAndrew, Institute of Educational Technology, The Open University
Date: Tuesday, August 23, 2011
Time: 1:00 p.m. ET

How to Join

Each webcast will be hosted inside the NGLC Adobe Connect webconferencing room. To join, simply enter the URL and select "Enter as a Guest," type in your name and affiliation (e.g., John Doe, American High School), and click "Enter Room."