Our partner Chang School, is hosting Chang School Talks 2015: Digital Learning Reimagined a professional development and networking event on Thursday, February 19, 2015, 3 p.m.-7:00 p.m. at Ryerson University.
The event will bring together educators, entrepreneurs, content and media design experts, publishers, industry leaders and decision-makers to examine digital learning and engage in an insightful exchange of ideas and strategies needed to address the transformational changes occurring in academia and the workplace.
Speakers include top American experts such as scientist and game-maker, Jeremy Friedberg, founder of Spongelab game-based learning; Philipp Schmidt, Director’s Fellow at MIT Media Lab and co-founder of Peer 2 Peer University; Audrey Watters, a journalist specializing in education technology; George Veletsianos, Canada Research Chair in Innovative Learning and Technology; Stephen Downes, Senior Researcher at National Research Council of Canada, Co-creator of the MOOC, and, Marie Bountrogianni, Dean of The Chang School, Ryerson University and a former cabinet minister.
Proceeds from this event will go to Ryerson University’s Spanning the Gaps Bursary Fund which increases post-secondary participation by young people and adults who might not otherwise interact with or experience post-secondary education.
Register at http://ChangSchoolTalks.ryerson.ca