It gives me great pleasure to announce a unique conference on educational research and innovation called EDGEX, to be held at the Habitat Centre, New Delhi from March 12-14, 2012.
The two main themes of the conference are:
- Learning X.O – marking the significant and ongoing developments in learning and teaching, particularly in informal learning, connectivism & connective knowledge, the MOOC, Learning Analytics & BIG data, Digital Scholarship, Peer Coaching and Open Distributed Design.
- Simulations & Serious Games – A focus on scale and both the philosophy and practice behind simulations, virtual worlds and serious games, clearly one of the most articulate and cogent responses to skill development and joyful learning in the recent times.
What makes the conference unique is the sheer intellectual capital that will be leading the conference. These speakers certainly do not need an introduction:
- Jay Cross, Internet Time Alliance
- George Siemens, University of Athabasca, Canada
- Stephen Downes, National Research Council, Canada
- Dave Cormier, University of Prince Edward Island, Canada
- Alec Couros, University of Regina, Canada
- Jon Dron, University of Athabasca, Canada
- Grainne Conole, University of Leicester, UK
- Martin Weller, Open University, UK
- Clark Quinn, Quinnovation, USA
- Alicia Sanchez, Defense Acquisition University, USA
- Les Foltos, Peer-Ed, USA
The EDGEX2012 conference site will shortly be live but if you are interested in attending, please do let me know through comments to this page.