ACS Canberra Branch Forum
ICT trends in EducationA quiet revolution is taking place in Australia's schools, TAFEs and universities, with education moving on-line. Award winning education designer Tom Worthington will provide an overview of the trends and its implications for education.
- Massive Open Online Courses (MOOCS)
- Social media for education
- Open Source e-Portfolio software
- Cloud based Learning Management Systems (LMS)
- e-Book textbooks
- Portable course-ware formats
Biography: Tom Worthington FACS CPTom Worthington is an independent ICT consultant and an adjunct lecturer in computer science at the Australian National University. Tom designed the on-line sustainability courses for both the ACS certification program and the ANU Master of IT. In 1999 he was elected a Fellow of the Australian Computer Society for his contribution to the development of public Internet policy. Tom is a Past President of the Australian Computer Society, Fellow, Honorary Life Member and Certified Computer Professional, as well as a voting member of the Association for Computing Machinery and a member of the Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers.
Wednesday, March 27, 2013
ICT trends in Education
ICT trends in Education" at the Australian Computer Society meeting in Canberra, 12th November 2013. This will be a less academic version of my "MOOCs with Books: Syncronisation of Large Scale Asynchronous e-Learning" talk for the ICCSE conference in Colombo.
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