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Collaborative Learning. Community Led.

Welcome to the Open edX 2019 Conference, hosted by UC San Diego! This year’s theme is all about collaborative learning, and how Open edX enables technologists, educators and learners to collaborate, innovate, and move the state of teaching and learning forward.  
Wednesday, March 27 • 10:35am - 11:10am
Technology, the Science of Learning, and Transformation in Higher Education

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Learning is complex. Decades of research in the science of human learning have produced results that could transform education; however, research findings have not often made a positive impact on teaching practice, educational technology design, or student learning. Likewise, the wisdom of instructors and authentic learning experiences rarely have an impact on research. In this talk, I will describe a model for using educational technology to shift the relationship between learning research and teaching practice in service of simultaneously improving student learning and contributing to our fundamental understanding of human learning.

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Candace Thille

Director of Learning Science, Amazon
Candace Thille is the Director of Learning Science and Engineering at Amazon. She is working with the Amazon Global Learning and Development team to innovate and scale workplace learning at Amazon. She is the founding director of the Open Learning Initiative (OLI) at Carnegie Mellon... Read More →


Wednesday March 27, 2019 10:35am - 11:10am
Price Center 9500 Gilman Dr, La Jolla, CA 92093, USA

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