Date: Thursday, 16 August 2012
Time: 5pm Pacific / 8pm Eastern (international times here)
Duration: 1 hour
Location: In Blackboard Collaborate (formerly Elluminate). Log in at http://futureofed.info. The Blackboard Collaborate room will be open up to 30 minutes before the event if you want to come in early. To make sure that your computer is configured for Blackboard Collaborate, please visit .the support and configuration page
Recordings: The full Blackboard Collaborate recording and a portable .mp3 audio recording will be available after the show at http://www.futureofeducation.com.
Mightybell Discussion and Resource Space: https://mightybell.com/spaces/4e1610ba4af8f3f8
This live and interactive FutureofEducation.com webinar is with Paulo Blikstein, assistant professor at Stanford university's School of Education and (by courtesy) Computer Science Department. He is the director of Stanford's Transformative Learning Technologies Lab abd director of Stanford Makers' Club and FabLab@School project.
Blikstein has worked extensively with inner city students in developing countries, such as Brazil, Mexico, Senegal, and Costa Rica, and also in the US. He completed his PhD. at the Center for Connected Learning and Computer-Based Modeling at Northwestern University, and holds a B.S. in Metallurgical Engineering and a MEng. in Digital Systems Engineering from the University of São Paulo, Brazil (1998, 2001), as well as a MSc. degree from the MIT Media Lab (2002), where he was also a visiting scholar (2003). Outside of academia, Paulo studied Film and directed scientific documentaries. Paulo has published several book chapters and papers about his work in education (most available at http://www.blikstein.com/paulo). (Bio courtesy of his Stanford faculty page.)