Learning with MOOCs 2015: Keynote Speaker George Siemens

by | Oct 4, 2015

On October 2-3, 2015, educators, technologists, researchers, learning scientists, entrepreneurs, and funders of MOOCs gathered at the LEARNING WITH MOOCS II Conference at Columbia University to share their innovations, discuss their impact on education, and look at the future of online learning.

The Conference welcomed George Siemens as the opening keynote speaker. Siemens is a writer, theorist, speaker, and researcher on learning, networks, technology, analytics and visualization, openness, and organizational effectiveness in digital environments.  He is the originator of Connectivism theory and author of the article “Connectivism: A Learning Theory for the Digital Age” and the book Knowing Knowledge — an exploration of the impact of the changed context and characteristics of knowledge. Siemens joined the faculty and staff of The University of Texas at Arlington in December 2013 as the executive director of the Learning Innovation and Networked Knowledge Research Lab or LINK Lab.

View the Keynote Presentation by George Siemens on YouTube.

For additional information on LEARNING WITH MOOCS II, please visit: http://www.learningwithmoocs2015.org/