Panel Presentation CNT243
Teaching Skills and Competences for Tech-enabled Futures Starts at School: the New Digital Literacy Curriculum
Date Friday, Nov 29 Time – Room Check
Digital citizenship programmes, digital literacy courses, coding classes, Make Your Own Device, new-media creation, peer learning and more. This panel presents research and a variety of practical projects to help (young) students navigate a tech-enabled future. Join us in two sessions to hear about components of new curricula with a focus on real-world issues and the social-emotional skills learners need to thrive both online and off.
eLearning Journeys, USA
Myron Cizdyn is Founder of the eLearning Journeys Initiative, which seeks to advance eLearning in Europe and beyond; energize institutional, educational and business thought leaders to support and promote eLearning; and project standards-based educational values throughout all segments of society. The goal of eLJ is to implement programs in instructional design to encourage entrepreneurial initiatives in tool and curriculum development; and to explore the benefits of standards-based learning in all segments.
eLearning Journeys holds a conference in Rzeszow once a year in the autumn, as well as continuing initiatives throughout Poland and beyond with its educational and industry partnerships.
He is also the President of The BLPS Group, which created the Gateway2Achieve learning platform, and has 27 years of experience in religious and educational publishing in the USA, Vatican, and Europe. He also serves on the Board of Directors of the SIIA's Educational Technology Industry Network.
Helle Hovgaard Joergensen
University College Lillebaelt (UCL), Denmark
Young Children’s Playful Media Literacy in the 21st Century
Associate Lecturer, Ph.D. Helle Hovgaard Jørgensen is a researcher employed at the Centre for applied research in school and education at University College Lillebaelt, Denmark.
Her ph.d. about ‘Young children’s playful Media Literacy’was passed October, 2018 with no comments. She is an experienced lecturer and currently involved in two national projects within the University College sector which aims at investigating 'playful learning' and young children's playful meetings with art and culture.
Daniel Devatman Hromada
Einstein Center Digital Future and Berlin University of the Arts, Germany
"Make Your Own Device": When Digital Education Marries Reform Pedagogy
Daniel Devatman Hromada is since August 2018 UdK’s Juniorprofessor for Digital Education affiliated to both Einstein Center Digital Future (ECDF) as well as Berlin University of the Arts.
Born in 1982 in Bratislava, he holds bachelor degrees in humanities from Charles University (Prague) and in linguistics from University of Nice Sophia-Antipolis;a master degree in artificial and natural cognition from Ecole Pratique des Hautes Etudes (Paris).
In 2016, a successful defense of his thesis “Evolutionary modelis of ontogeny of linguistic categories”, entitled Hromada to carry a double doctorate from both Slovak Technical University (cybernetics) as well as University Paris 8 – Lumieres (psychology).
He is a founder and first senator of the oldest Slovak digital community kyberia.sk. Main project of his current interest is design, coding and deployment of a book-like, speech-based "digital primer".
Beaver Country Day School, USA
Beyond Curriculum: Students as Designers of Their Learning Experience
I have been working at Beaver Country Day School near Boston, Massachusetts, for the last 19 years. While there, I have worked on and presented about innovative practices in education, focusing on the role of students as designers of their own learning and the place of tech in teaching and learning.