Panel Presentation CNT266
Teaching Skills and Competences for Tech-enabled Futures Starts at School: the New Digital Literacy Curriculum
Date Friday, Nov 29 Time – Room Check
The second part of this panel on digital citizenship programmes, digital literacy courses, coding classes, Make Your Own Device, new media creation and peer learning continues here. We will discuss research and a variety of practical projects to help students navigate a tech-enabled future. Join 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.
University of Education Karlsruhe, Germany
CultureShake: Digital Learning in the Multilingual Classroom
Dr. Annette Deschner developed the Erasmus+ project “CultureShake“ including the EU topics digital competences and inclusion. She has a background in Cultural Studies and CLIL.
She is a lecturer at the Transdisciplinary Institute of Social Science at the University of Education Karlsruhe, Germany. Her work experience includes tertiary to primary education with teaching expertise on secondary and university level. On a regular basis, she delivers professional development and training for secondary and primary teachers.
She is the author of articles related to didactics and has several peer-reviewed articles published on CLIL.
She holds a Master in English and Theology and a PhD in English Literature from the Ruprecht – Karls University Heidelberg. In the DFG research group “Religion and Normativity“ she was a doctoral researcher.
ALL DIGITAL aisbl, Belgium
Coding for Inclusion
Pia Groenewolt believes that all citizens can exploit the benefits of the digital transformation.
Through her work at ALL DIGITAL she gets to put her beliefs into action in managing various projects reaching this aim, including the Coding for Inclusion, project which engages young people in a peer-to-peer learning experience.
She studied Sociology and Political Science at the University of Calgary and sociology at the University of Helsinki. In addition to having worked for the International Labour Organisation, Swiss Academy of Development, and the Finnish Ministry of Foreign Affairs, she has a broad experience in organisations focusing on issues of inclusion, migration and integration, empowerment and dialogue.