There is word from the Faculty of Information and Media Studies at Western of an upcoming panel discussion that is bound to be of interest to digital humanists and those interested in online education! The list of speakers for this event should especially attract attention.
“Digital Boon or Digital Doom? The Virtual Future of Higher Education”
Please mark January 16th in your calendar and join us early in the New Year for this panel discussion examining higher education’s adoption of digital technologies. Pro or Con? Boon or doom?
Wednesday, January 16, 2013
North Campus Building 113
The panel will be moderated by Ira Basen, longtime CBC Radio journalist, documentarian and 2012 CanWest Global Fellow in the Faculty of Information and Media Studies. Panelists include George Siemens of Athabasca University, Jonathan Schaeffer of the University of Alberta, Elizabeth Hanson of Queens, Luis von Ahn of Carnegie Mellon University, and Doug Mann from Western.
Everyone is welcome to attend and audience participation in the post-panel discussion is encouraged.
This event is co-sponsored by Ira Basen, 2012 CanWest Global Fellow in Media Studies, and the Faculty of Information and Media Studies.