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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.  
Thursday, March 28 • 10:20am - 10:45am
An Open Source Pathway to Personalized and Collective Learning at Scale

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Enormous investments have been made by universities, governments, and private industry in developing online courses in every field imaginable. But the dream of their widespread use to support personalized learning has been hampered by millions of individual digital assets being locked in the indivisible unit of the course.  True personalized learning requires that these assets be searchable and dynamically remixed to meet the assessed need of the individual learner.  The next generation of Open edX, with the new Blockstore architecture contributed by LabXchange, will be the largest open source platform with the potential to dynamically deliver different learning assets as part of personalized learning.  In addition, integration of this open architecture for personalized learning with social networking designed to promote the sharing of learning experiences will enable their collective application to global challenges.  This reimagines online learning as simultaneously more personal at the individual level and more collectively engaged at the societal level.

Speakers
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Robert Lue

Faculty Director & Principal Investigator, LabXchange, Harvard University
Robert Lue is a professor of molecular and cellular biology at Harvard University and the Richard L. Menschel Faculty Director of the Derek Bok Center for Teaching and Learning, where he is responsible for fostering innovative teaching in Harvard’s Faculty of Arts and Sciences... Read More →


Thursday March 28, 2019 10:20am - 10:45am
Price Center 9500 Gilman Dr, La Jolla, CA 92093, USA

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