Mark Brown

Director of National Institute of Digital Learning, Dublin City University (mark.brown@dcu.ie)

Mark Brown is Ireland’s first Professor of Digital Learning and Director of the National Institute for Digital Learning (NIDL) located at Dublin City University (DCU). Prior to taking up this position in 2014, Mark was Director of the National Centre for Teaching and Learning at Massey University, New Zealand.  Mark currently chairs the Innovation in Teaching and Learning Steering Committee for the European Consortium of Innovative Universities (ECIU) and is an Executive Committee member and Fellow of the European Distance and E-learning Network (EDEN).


Pranešimas plenarinėje sesijoje:  Ateities švietimo vizijos: kompleksinis požiūris

This presentation explores some of the uncomfortable realities of today’s digitally connected world. It deconstructs the current language of crisis, disruption, democratisation and re-imagination in the age of the digital society and argues the drive for greater access, quality and flexibility of education requires a type of double vision—utopia and dystopia. By looking at the bigger picture through the metaphorical lens of a telescope the presentation attempts to expand the current digital horizon by revealing some of competing and co-existing forces promoting different education futures. It asks what is our preferred future and what role does new open, online and flexible models of the classroom play in this future? The presentation concludes with a challenge for educational leaders to map and navigate there our own pathways for a better future?

Viešos ekspertų ir politikos formuotojų diskusijos dalyvis

Ekspertai ir politikos formuotojai kartu dalyvaujant įvairiems socialiniams dalininkams ir sprendimų priėmėjams viešoje ekspertų diskusijoje aptars atvirąjį švietimą Europoje ir pasaulyje bei visų švietimo lygmenų bendradarbiavimo svarbą skatinant naujoves ir darnią plėtrą.

 Pranešimas aukštojo mokslo sesijoje: Kokia būtų sėkminga aukštojo mokslo atvirojo mokymosi politika?

This brief presentation explores the question: what would successful Open Learning policy be for Higher Education?

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