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Online education expert to give special presentation

8 March 2012

Online education expert to give special presentation

The Distance Education Association of New Zealand (DEANZ) is hosting a special one-hour educational lecture – ‘Next Generation Learning’ - presented by prestigious international speaker Dr. Diana G. Oblinger.

An expert in the area of online education, Dr. Oblinger is President and CEO of EDUCAUSE, a nonprofit association whose mission is to advance higher education through the use of information technology.

“A new generation of learners, comfortable with technology, allow educators to create the next generation of learning. Today’s learners have almost unlimited access to information, tools, resources and experts,” says Dr. Oblinger.

“Social networks, mobility, video, visualisation and personal learning environments, offer new opportunities as well as classroom challenges. This presentation highlights emerging technology models, quality, and educational outcomes,” she says.

The lecture will take place between 6pm – 7pm, Wednesday 11 April, at the Michael Fowler Centre in Wellington and will be followed by discussion and refreshments.

A registration-only event, the lecture is part of a three day biannual DEANZ conference – ‘Shift Happens’ – and is the premier conference in Aotearoa New Zealand for leaders and practitioners in open, flexible and distance learning.

To register online for the lecture go to http://tinyurl.com/deanzlecture2012 or email mark.nichols@openpolytechnic.ac.nz

The event is proudly sponsored by Open Polytechnic (platinum), Ako Aotearoa (gold), and Massey University, Otago Polytechnic and Southern Institute of Technology (bronze).

ENDS

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