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Panel Summary: Leveraging Trends in Blended, Distance, and Mobile Learning

Posted on 01/09/2017

On November 14, 2016 The EdTech Center External link opens in new window or tab at World Education hosted a panel at NCTN’s Effective Transitions in Adult Education annual conference, which is dedicated to strengthening adult education’s capacity to ensure that adult learners have access to and success in the college, occupational training and career they need to earn a family-sustaining wage. The panel, entitled Leveraging Trends in Blended, Distance, and Mobile Learning, was moderated by IDEAL Consortium Director, Jen Vanek and included the following panelists:

  • Simona Simpson, Director of Multiple Pathways for the Providence Public School District in Rhode Island;

  • Dr. David J. Rosen, President of Newsome Associates in Jamaica Plain, MA, editor of the COABE Journal Web Scan column, moderator of the LINCS Technology and Learning community of practice, and author of Blended Learning for the Adult Education Classroom External link opens in new window or tab

  • Christopher Bourret, Lead Teacher/Program Coordinator with Rhode Island Family Literacy Initiative (RIFLI) and Tech Coach for the RI Adult Education Professional Development Center; and

  • Joe Stubblefield, Director of Educational Technology for Arizona Department of Education, Adult Education Services.

Read the summary of the presentation, listen to the recording and discover resources for professional development and tools to connect with distance learners on the blog post by the EdTech Center @ WorldEd.

Source: EdTech Center @ WorldEd, blog post External link opens in new window or tab on December 7, 2016