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November 18, 2005 Vancouver—The Canadian Council on Learning (CCL) and the LORNET Research Network will co-host the half-day open symposium Strategic Collaborations for E-Learning running during the i2LOR-05 Conference.
The symposium will feature international and national researchers on the forefront of e-learning developments. Each will describe strategic collaborations that promote research, development and implementation of e-learning. The symposium highlights the global nature of on-line learning and the need for national and international collaborations to continue the significant progress that has been seen in this area in recent years. The symposium will be a focal point for renewed collaboration in the Canadian e-learning community.
International speakers include Tsuneo Yamada from Japan's National Institute for Multimedia in Education, David Massart of the European SchoolNet, Mike Halm of Pennsylvania State University, Shelley Henson from Utah State University Centre for Open and Sustainable Learning, and Dai Griffiths of the University of Pompeu Fabra in Barcelona. Canadian speakers include Gilbert Paquette, leader of the LORNET Research Network, Jacqueline Bourdeau of TéléUniversité, David Porter of BC Campus and Jutta Teviranus of University of Toronto.
Admission to the half-day session is free, but advance registration is requested because of limited seating.
The half-day symposium takes place during the LORNET Conference i2LOR-05 runs from November 16 – 18, 2005 with pre-conference workshops on Tuesday, November 15.
Please register to the symposium Strategic Collaborations as soon as possible. For registration or for further information about the i2LOR-05 Conference, please see the LORNET conference site
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