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Friday, November 20 • 9:45am - 10:15am
Next Generation Open Courseware

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The Gates Foundation's Next Generation Courseware Challenge is funding the creation of learning materials that set in new bar for quality of courseware. The must support personalized learning experiences, provide an engaging and interactive learning experience, demonstrate excellence in inclusive design and user experience, and incorporate learning science to support effective pedagogy. Lumen Learning has partnered with experts from across the community to imagine and create what this next generation of courseware might provide if it is also incorporates the unique permissions and capabilities of open educational resources.

This panel session will explore the topics of inclusive design, user-centered design, learning data and analytics, simulation, and mastery learning using Lumen's next generation courseware design project as a case study.

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Norman Bier

Executive Director Simon Initiative; Director, Open Learning Initiative, Carnegie Mellon University
Norman Bier has spent his career at the intersection of learning and technology, working to expand access to and improve the quality of education. He is currently the Executive Director of the Simon Initiative and the Director of the Open Learning Initiative (OLI) at Carnegie Mellon... Read More →
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Jutta Treviranus

Director, Inclusive Design Research Centre, OCAD University
Jutta Treviranus is the Director of the Inclusive Design Research Centre (IDRC) and professor in the faculty of Design at OCAD University in Toronto (http://idrc.ocadu.ca ). Jutta established the IDRC in 1993 as the nexus of a growing global community that proactively works to ensure that our digitally transformed and globally connected society is designed inclusively. Dr. Treviranus also founded an innovative graduate program in inclusive design a... Read More →

Friday November 20, 2015 9:45am - 10:15am PST
BC Ballroom

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