October 11-12, 2018

The programme of the event has tracks in Spanish and English.

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Digital Culture for the XXI Century Education

ABOUT THE CONFERENCE

MOOC-Maker is a project funded by the European Commission Erasmus+, wich has as its main purpose to develop capabilities for the MOOCs (Massive Open Online Courses) and SPOCs (Small Private Online Courses) production, as well as perform research around the initiatives that are developed, specially in the Higher Education Institutions (HEI) of participants from Latin America.

The Second MOOC MAKER International Conference 2018 “Digital Culture for the XXI Century Education” will focus on knowing the advance of MOOCS through a broader view about its characteristics, purposes and benefits, as well as its limiting, through the exchange of popular trends, practical experiences and research results. We invite researchers, teachers, students and course designers from the universities and the industry to share their approaches perspectives on key issues, including: Gamification, Transmedia storytelling, Flipped Classroom, Big Data / Smart Data, Machine Learning, Accesibility – Inclusion, LMS-CMS Platforms and Digital Contents, pedagogical aspects, Cloud services and resources, Innovation. The program of the event has tracks in Spanish and English.

In this way, this space is constituted in a place deepen, share, learn and to debate about the advances that are present now in the education and contribute to the transformation of new realities of teaching and learning.

IMPORTANT DATES

Research and Experience papers

July 27, 2018

 

Work in Progress papers/posters

July 27, 2018

Notification of acceptance

August 27, 2018

Camera-ready submission

September 7, 2018

Conference dates

October 11-12, 2018

KEYNOTE SPEAKERS

Armando Fox Ph.D.

Armando Fox Ph.D.

Professor and Faculty Advisor MOOCLab at UC Berkeley

 Carlos Delgado Kloos Ph.D.

Carlos Delgado Kloos Ph.D.

Vice Chancellor for Strategy and Digital Education at UC3M

Rocael Hernández Ph.D.

Rocael Hernández Ph.D.

Director of the GES Department and the telescope project. Director of the Von Neumann Institute. Galileo University.

Juan David Tous Ramírez

Juan David Tous Ramírez

Director of Marketing Communications at ManPower

VENUE

The event Medellín is the second city in importance in Colombia, and capital of the Department of Antioquia; its average temperature is 24º and is known as the “city of eternal spring” thanks to its temperate climate. It is located in the center of the Aburrá Valley, in the Cordillera Central and is crossed by the Medellín River. It is one of the main cultural centers of the country and recognized for its local festivities nationally and internationally.

It is characterized by its excellent academic activity and that is why it is considered as a university city, of knowledge and innovation. The event was held at the Hotel TRYP in Medellin, which is located in a strategic and central area of the city, a few minutes from shopping centers, a spectacular gastronomic offer and a great night. Close to the Medellin Metro station, Estadio. Visit the website of the event’s headquarters.

Con 21 años with 21 years of existence, the University Católica del Norte Foundation’s is a 100% virtual institution of higher education and pioneer of this modality in Colombia. It is the result of the love of education, social sensitivity, vision and projection of the Diocese of Santa Rosa de Osos, in the north of Antioquia. Under the guidelines of Catholic philosophy and doctrine.
The international mooc Maker conference will mark an important milestone for the institution, attracting participants from different countries, the IT industry and local education. It will be an ideal space for co-creation, the exchange of ideas, experiences and the growth of the network of contacts, all framed in the city of Medellín. 

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