ALT-C 2008: Rethinking the digital divide (ALT-C 2008)
Venue: University of Leeds
|Event Date/Time: Sep 09, 2008||End Date/Time: Sep 11, 2008|
|Registration Date: Aug 15, 2008|
|Early Registration Date: Jun 30, 2008|
|Abstract Submission Date: Feb 29, 2008|
|Paper Submission Date: Feb 29, 2008|
ALT-C 2008 will explore the complex dichotomies presented by learning technologies to citizens, learning providers, and society. The conference will extend the debate over the 'digital divide', providing a forum for practitioners, researchers and policy-makers to develop their thinking and practice.
ALT-C 2008 will be held in Leeds, UK, 9-11 September 2008. The Co-Chairs will be Dr Jill Jameson (University of Greenwich, UK) and Dr John Sandars (University of Leeds, UK).
Keynote speakers will include:
David Cavallo, Chief Learning Architect for One Laptop per Child,
and Head of the Future of Learning Research Group at MIT Media Lab;
- Dr Itiel Dror, Senior Lecturer in Cognitive Neuroscience at the University of Southampton;
- Hans Rosling, Professor of International Health, Karolinska Institute, Sweden, and Director of the Gapminder Foundation.
Download a copy of the first edition of the flyer for the conference [0.8 MB PDF].
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