Tuesday, November 08, 2005

Learning Technologies Conference 2005 wiki

The theme for this year's Learning Technologies Conference (QLD) is "Combined Presence."
The program promises an exciting mix of discussion and showcasing emerging technologies and the challenges and opportunities these present to 21st century educators and learners.
The conference wiki will provide a collaborative space for the conference community and interested others to participate.

Presentations and papers relate to innovative combinations and best practices using learning technologies ... blends of real time and stored (audio, visual and web) media. These include "Social Software - the Age of Connection and the Connected Learner," "Videoblogs and Podcasting, New Knowledge and Old Pedagogies," "Zero to Collaboration in Seconds," and "Rich Media Presence in Education: Is it the Next Wave?" and much more!

Gerry White (Education Au) is giving the keynote address on "Australian Skills for the 21st Century" (overview of changes in Australia with reference to ICT in the VET sector and ICT skills needed for Australia to be successful in a global society).

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