I am breaking my vow of silence during my marks and reporting frenzy (due in tomorrow), to announce a few exciting developments.
What we have long been waiting for has finally come through! WOW2‘s conference proposal for NECC 2007 has been accepted!
We are already talking about scheduling our own birds-of-a-feather soirée, so please keep that in mind if you are planning to be at the conference.
I am also absolutely delighted that my own proposal, based on my M.A. thesis research about online collaborative learning for high school students, has been accepted as well. That discussion session is tentatively scheduled for Monday, June 25th.
And while we are on the topic of conferences….
Last night, George Siemens and company have announced their own Connectivism Online Conference (scheduled for the second week in February-cost is free!) – sponsored, in part, by the University of Manitoba. So far, the speaker line-up includes George, Stephen Downes, Will Richardson, Terry Anderson, and Bill Kerr (a new name for me, but he is out of Adelaide Australia, so he must be good!). Quite an impressive group of heavy-weights! I have already signed up….