The Learning Mode two-day symposium, on Friday and Saturday, March 15 and 16, at UC Berkeley brought together scholars, educational media developers, students, and employers to explore and discuss critical issues in online higher education. Symposium speakers shared their diverse experiences with online education and examined the conditions, opportunities, and tensions pertaining to learning online.
Keynote Speaker Peter Norvig (Director of Research, Google) presented on Friday and spoke of the possibilities for the growth of technologies in online education and the need for gathering more data to develop important algorithms concerning the development of online education.
See the symposium website for a full list of speaker biographies.
Watch the Learning Mode symposium video below (edited by John Scott):
A selection of event photos below (photo credit: Joanna Chow):
Presented by the Berkeley Center for New Media. Co-presented by the CITRIS Data and Democracy Initiative, with support from the UC Berkeley Center for Teaching and Learning, the Banatao Institute @ CITRIS Berkeley, the University of California Office of the President, and the Daily Californian.