NIDL Sponsors World Conference on Computers in Education

In early July 2017 the NIDL was pleased to be a sponsor of the World Conference on Computers in Education. WCCE1In addition to several DCU staff presenting papers at the conference the NIDL hosted a table explaining some of our work and also promoting the forthcoming World Conference on Online Learning which will be held in Toronto in October.

WCCE

A feature of the world conference in Dublin was a special debate as part of a sponsored foresight symposium on these theme of digital literacies, which featured challenging talks by Dr Doug Belshaw and Professor Deirdre Butler. Click here to view Doug’s slides and listen to an audio recording of his presentation. The following slide-deck was used to open and set the stage for the digital literacies debate.

 

 

EDEN Fellow Award

Professor Mark Brown, Director of the National Institute for Digital Learning, has been made a Fellow of the prestigious European Distance and e-Learning Network (EDEN). He was presented with his Fellow Award at the recent EDEN annual conference in Jonkoping, Sweden. A DCU news item on the award reports that the purpose of the EDEN Fellow Scheme is to provide validation and support to professionals in Europe in the field of open, distance and e-learning, and to enhance their mobility within Europe through a respected scheme of recognition. Mark continues to serve on the EDEN Executive Committee.

EDEN Award