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Open education for refugees – Optimizing diversity through MOOCs
February 22, 2017 @ 00:00
You will meet
John TraxlerResearch Professor of Digital Learning in the Institute of Education at the University of Wolverhampton UK. He is one of the pioneers of mobile learning and has been associated with mobile learning projects since 2001. He has worked with UNRWA for the Palestinian refugee community and with Palestinian and Jordanian universities.
Jennifer ContrerasProject Coordinator for Validation of Competency for Asylum Seekers and Refugees at the Department of Computer Science in Linnaeus University. She has been teaching information Technology/Computer Science subjects for 15 years in Asia and North Africa. Blogs: http://onl2015.blogspot.se/ and https://email@example.com
Paula MoraisDistance Education Expert for LASER Project, led by British Council and financed by the EU, aiming to engage Syrian refugees on online accredited courses and MOOCs, in Jordan and Lebanon. She has been working as an international consultant, advisor, lecturer and researcher on openness, distance education and blockchain in Africa, Middle East, Caribbean, for EU, UNDP, World Wide Web Foundation. Blog: https://theoerworld.wordpress.com/ . Currently researching on application of Human Centered Design to humanitarian crisis: https://pmorais66.wixsite.com/climbingdoors
Moderator: Alastair CreelmanE-learning specialist at Linnaeus University, Kalmar, Sweden. He is involved in several national and international projects and organisations in the field of e-learning, including the MOONLITE project. Twitter: @alacre Blog: Corridor of uncertainty – reflections on technology and education
This webinar is organised by the Erasmus+ project MOONLITE, NVL Distans (Nordic Network for Adult Education), EDEN (European Distance and E-learning Network) and the Swedish Network for IT in Higher Education (ITHU).