In the digital age, people are learning in new ways that are both communal and autonomous. They contribute to Wikipedia, comment on blogs and teach themselves programming. They follow links and discuss issues in online chats. All of these acts are collaborative and democratic, and all occur amid a worldwide community of voices.
So how does this affect the traditional conference or event? What about the typical lecture presentation with a sage on the stage and a passive listening audience?
After attending this session, participants will be able to:
1. Identify sixprinciples of designing next generation conference education sessions.
2. Discover new ways to integrate and structure horizontal, collaborative, networked learning opportunities in your conference or event.
3. Compare and contrast how room environments and traditional setups affect learning.