Rearranging Learning Spaces

08/29/2014

Contributed by Rob Gearhart

NMC On the Horizon > Rearranging Learning Spaces + DISCUSSION
Wednesday September 3, 2014 – 11:00-12:30 – in the CFE (Gannett 316)

Join the TELE Collaborative in a discussion about Rearranging Learning Spaces with a panel of thought leaders brought together by the NMC (New Media Consortium).  The one-hour NMC session will be held in the Google+ On Air platform and broadcast live on YouTube.  It will be followed by an IC discussion in the CFE.

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Session Description: There is a focused movement to reinvent traditional learning spaces and rearrange the entire educational experience — a trend that is largely being driven by the influence of innovative learning approaches. Century-old practices in which students learn subject-by-subject, while uniformly facing the front of the classroom, are perceived by many as an antiquated approach to teaching and learning. The multidisciplinary nature of project-based learning, co-creation, and other contemporary approaches has brought attention to innovative designs of learning environments.

For more information about this NMC session and panelists (or to register independently of the CFE event), go to: http://www.nmc.org/events/horizon-rearranging-learning-space

Ithaca College is a member of the New Media Consortium.  NMC is an international community of experts in educational technology which produces the annual “Horizon Project”, a research initiative that examines emerging technologies for their potential impact on and use in teaching, learning, and creative inquiry.  The NMC annual conference will be in the Washington DC area in June 2015 and we hope to send a group from Ithaca College.  See NMC.org for more information about the New Media Consortium.

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