Curtis J. Bonk is Professor
of Instructional Systems Technology at Indiana University and President of
CourseShare. Drawing on his background as a corporate controller, CPA,
educational psychologist, and instructional technologist, Prof. Bonk offers
unique insights into the intersection of business, education, psychology, and
In this session, Prof. Bonk
will look at several technologies and web resources that have emerged over the
past few years to transform corporate training as well as higher
education. Some of these technologies tools include smartphones and smart
watches, digital course resources, social books, social media, online talking
dictionaries, video walls, virtual assistants, and web conferencing.
Also exploding at this time
is enrollment in online or virtual learning, blended learning, massive open
online courses (MOOCs), and the use of collaborative tools in such e-learning
courses. While these 50+ technology trends and innovation are exciting
and highly transformative, each has pros and cons in how they are used in
different training and education spaces. To make it more personal, this session
will, in part, be a presentation, and, in part, a conversation about learning
technology trends and innovations.
#Please note that light lunch
will be provided from 12pm.
*This seminar is co-organised
by EDC and CoP on Using Blackboard LMS to Enhance Learning and Teaching.