Eden 2015: Expanding Learning Scenarios

Barcelona_thnA conference to check out — PhD´ers: An interesting network to begin with, the EDEN network hosts an annual conference that is well worth looking into for future learners in the Nordic region. There are tons of great conferences out there. This one is a favorite because it combines two elements: A better view of digital transformations, and on the other hand the practical skills deficit that now confronts education institutions, work life and policy-makers.  Ahesd there are challenges galore – this is a conference combining astute academics with practical approaches to new learning. A couple of blurbs below:

” Whilst there is growing public interest and high demand worldwide for knowledge and education, and intensive social media movements are experienced both on the provider and user communities’ side, the issue of skills deficit is contributing to the critical public approach”. Here is the link. Set for Barcelona June 9-12th this year, here is the scope:

Barcelona_banner_640_3-vegleges” The ever-improving performance of mobile devices and the development of networking infrastructure continue to increase the appeal of new powerful instruments. The rapid spread of technologies, reflected in their untameable demand and use, the momentous development of research as well as practices inevitably transform the information society – mostly outside of institutional settings and often along unexpected pathways.Whilst there is growing public interest and high demand worldwide for knowledge and education, and intensive social media movements are experienced both on the provider and user communities’ side, the issue of skills deficit is contributing to the critical public approach.”

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