Keith Devlin from Stanford University has been with WLS every year since 2013, where he first did a keynote on his experiences with setting up and running a MOOC in mathematics learning. He is featured in a Netflix documentary on that topic. Keith has done several keynotes since. He has hosted almost all of our later workshops in Silicon Valley. Together with Cathy Casserly, Karl Mehta (CEO of the learning platform EdCast) and Oddgeir Tveiten (founder, Future Learning Lab) he
Courtesy of the University of Agder and funding for this year’s digital summit, WLS 2020 will be opened by University President Sunniva Whitaker and hosted through the university’s Media Center. The TV studio will be alive with some presenters and also students organizing the break-out sessions, taking interviews and transcribing the conversations as we move through the program. It will be possible to pre-announce questions and for the actively participating audience to use our chatroom services through ZOOM and Mentimeter.
WLS includes a session with Aasmund Hermansen, associate professor at Oslo Metropolitan University. Aasmund will present their four/year long and university-wide project A Better Student Experience. Here is what he invites for / please join in on the discussion on October 21st, first day of the summit: — The first of January 2020 Oslo Metropolitan University launched a four-year program called “A better student experience” which will facilitate and develop measures that contribute to a significant boost in student`s well-being,
Welcome to WLS 2020! This year’s summit is digital and entirely devoted to the Corona experience we have all lived through in 2020. The summit will span two days, from 2PM to 6PM Central European Time. Considering that it is our 10th anniversary we have elected to bring back keynote speakers from past summits, in order to reflect on 2020 from the perspective of conversations we have had since starting up in 2010. Among these themes are “open education resources”,