Lausanne welcomes the #dariahTeach Workshop Open Education (22-23 March 2017) and Open Resources Conference (23-24 March 2017), Amphimax building, Dorigny campus, 1015 Lausanne. The full program will be announced in February 2017.
We welcome five keynote speakers: Mark Brown (IE), Darja Fišer (SI and CLARIN), Jeremy Knox (UK), Susan MacKinney (NL), Susan Schreibman (IE), Rikke Toft (DK)
Professor Mark Brown is Director of the National Institute for Digital Learning (NIDL) at Dublin City University (DCU). Before taking up Ireland’s first Chair in Digital Learning at the start of 2014, Mark was Director of the National Centre for Teaching and Learning (NCTL) at Massey University, New Zealand. He has played key leadership roles in the implementation of several major university-wide digital learning and teaching initiatives and has published extensively in the area. He is an executive committee member of the European Distance and E-learning Network (EDEN), chairs the Innovation in Teaching and Learning Steering Committee for the European Consortium of Innovative Universities (ECIU), and serves on the Board of the Irish National Forum for the Enhancement of Teaching and Learning in Higher Education. Mark Brown is a past recipient of a National Award for Sustained Excellence in Teaching and remains a member of the New Zealand Academy of Tertiary Teaching Excellence. His talk is entitled: “Shaping the Future of Digital Humanities: Off the Rails and Other Critical Tales” (abstract).
Professor Darja Fišer (SI and CLARIN) is Assistant Professor at the Department of Translation Studies, Faculty of Arts, University of Ljubljana and the Director of User Involvement at CLARIN ERIC. Her teaching and research interests lie in the fields of corpus linguistics and natural language processing. She is currently leading a national research project on the development of resources, tools and methods for the analysis of non-standard Slovene on social media and other networking platforms and is project member of a national research project on the corpus construction, processing and analysis of Slovene academic language. Her talk is entitled: “Integrating CLARIN language resources into the classroom environment” (abstract).
Doctor Jeremy Knox is a Lecturer in Digital Education at the University of Edinburgh, and a member of the Centre for Research in Digital Education. His published work includes critical perspectives on Open Educational Resources (OER) and Massive Open Online Courses (MOOCs), including the recent book Posthumanism and the Massive Open Online Course: Contaminating the Subject of Global Education with Routledge. His talk is entitled: “Teaching in the open: developing a critical practice” (abstract).
His talk is entitled: “Curriculum materials that support teachers and their learning”.