#65 – SXSWEdu special with David Bray, Chief Information Officer, Federal Communications Commission
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Introduction and recording with the Japan Prize 1-9.00. Enter The Japan Prize Edu Resources – it’s free and you might get flown to Tokyo! (more details below). Announcement of The Edtech Podcast as an official co-chair of The London Edtech week commencing the 19th June, plus our involvement out at ASU GSV Summit 2017.
Interview with David Bray, Chief Information Officer, Federal Communications Commission including,
- What is education in an exponential age?
- Why we need to change how we train future managers and leaders
- Coping with existence of humans and AI
- Why leadership is about embracing the edge, challenging expectation and refusing the top down model
Message from Class Central
- Message from Glisser Edu
‘We are going to be drowning in data. how are we going to make sense of it?’
‘We are going to have things which are context aware’
‘How do you address biases?’
‘We need to change how we train future managers and leaders. If we try and be top down we will not be able to keep up.’
‘In a rapidly changing world, the edge often knows better what is happening than the ‘top’’
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Enter The Japan Prize 2017!…
Submit your best work to inspire the future of learning. The JAPAN PRIZE is hosted by Japan’s public broadcaster, NHK. The Contest is the world’s only international competition that focuses solely on educational media. These may include games, apps, websites, and films.During the final selection in Tokyo in October, there are contents screenings and exhibition, a creators’ workshop, and a professional conference. All these events aim to explore how innovation in media can impact the future of education. For more information and entry forms please visit our website: www.nhk.or.jp/jp-prize/ The deadline for entries is June 30th 2017. You can also check them out on Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/
Next up, a word from ClassCentral which if you’re into geeking out over online learning and MOOC reports like I am you’ll probably already know about!
This is an easy one for me as I regularly use Glisser at events because I frankly find it a bit WEIRD when there are people staring at you but you ignore them! Glisser is an audience engagement platform, and they also have an education offer for socialising lectures where they take regular PowerPoint or Keynote presentations and push each slide out live to student’s mobile devices as they are presented. Professors, administrators and students get valuable data on where information is really engaging, or needs reworking and staff and students can interact through the deck. You can check them out at https://www.glisser.com/student-engagement/
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