LINK Research Updates

The LINK Lab had a busy spring and summer with researchers collaborating internationally on a number of studies and presenting at national and international conferences. In March, Dr. Catherine Spann, James Schaeffer, and Justin T. Dellinger took part in the 7th International Learning Analytics & Knowledge Conference (LAK17) in Vancouver, British Columbia. Dr. Spann presented…

2017-2018 PLC Program

For Academic Year 2017-2018, the Professional Learning Communities will be a part of the University of Texas at Arlington's Quality Enhancement Plan. For more information on the call for applicants and new program details, please visit http://www.uta.edu/qep/news/index.php. The deadline to apply is September 22, 2017. Please contact Dr. Andrew Clark, QEP Director, if you would…

David Wiley Recording Available

We have posted a link to the recording of David Wiley's talk on Open Educational Resources on the LINK website at: https://linkresearchlab.org/e…/guest-speakers/dr-david-wiley/. If you couldn't join us, check it out! Also, if you have missed a previous LINK Lab event, we have recorded many of them and they are available at https://linkresearchlab.org/events/previous/ or https://linkresearchlab.org/events/videos/

PLC Virtual Mini-Conference, April 24-26

We are currently in day two of our Professional Learning Communities Virtual Mini-Conference and we invite you to check out this year's projects. There is a lot of great work and we would love to get some feedback about our research going forward. Please check out the link below! https://linkresearchlab.org/plc-2017miniconference/ For more information about our…

LINK Media Rewind

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LINK kicked off the new year with media coverage in both online and television outlets. Dr. George Siemens sat down for an interview with Campus Technology on technology, data-centric models, and the equity of information. Dr. Siemens addressed the defining question of LINK throughout his interview: What does it mean to be human in a digital age? He highlighted that…

Dr. Geoff Woolcott to Host Talk on the Way We Learn

Dr. Geoff Woolcott, LINK's current visiting scholar, is excited to host an informal presentation on Connectivity and Systems Approaches to Educational Research on Wednesday, February 1, 2016, at noon in the LINK Research Lab. Dr. Woolcott is an Associate Professor of Mathematics and Science Education in the School of Education at Southern Cross University, Australia.…

Dr. Rory McGreal to Host Talk on Open Educational Resources and the Future of Education

Dr. Rory McGreal, UNESCO/Commonwealth of Learning Chairholder in Open Educational Resources and professor in the Centre for Distance Education at Athabasca University, will give a talk on Tuesday, December 20, 2016, at 12:00 p.m. in the LINK Research Lab. Dr. McGreal is also the director of the Technology Enhanced Knowledge Research Institute (TEKRI), co-Editor of…

LINK Goes to LWMOOCS!

[caption id="attachment_1805" align="aligncenter" width="529"] Learning With MOOCs III conference at Huntsman Hall at the University of Pa. in Philadelphia Thursday, October 6, 2016. (©2016 Mark Stehle Photography)[/caption]   LINK invaded Philadelphia on October 6-7 for the third annual Learning with MOOCs Conference (LWMOOCs). Sponsored by the Online Learning Initiative at the University of Pennsylvania, LWMOOCS gathered some of the leading…