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  1. Mining Diversity: Developing a Community of Color to

    Solo on Friday 9th March

    Communities of color are never a homogeneous or monolithic group. So developing an ethnically diverse community will require more than focusing on statistics such as income and education levels. Knowing ...

    At Austin Convention Center, Room 5ABC, 3rd floor (map)

  2. Designing a Successful Distance Education Program to

    Panel on Saturday 10th March

    What creates a successful and rewarding interactive elearning or distance education program? By exploring case studies, this panel examines several distinct approaches in answering this question based on the specific ...

    At AT&T Conference Center, Classroom 203 (map)

  3. Supersizing the Classroom: 3000 Students & Beyond to

    Dual on Saturday 10th March

    A standard, supposedly self-evident fact: small class size is pedagogically superior for all student learning. Poppycock! This presentation will outline our successful strategies for expanding the conventional college classroom to ...

    At AT&T Conference Center, Classroom 203 (map)

  4. SXSWedu Meet Up to

    Meet Up on Saturday 10th March

    Familiar with SXSWedu? SXSW extends its support for the art of engagement beyond musicians, actors, and technologists, to include society’s true stars...educators. One of the newest components of the SXSW ...

    At AT&T Conference Center, Salon B (map)

  5. Education and Technology Meet Up to

    Meet Up on Saturday 10th March

    Get together with other education technology experts for an hour of brainstorming, idea-buidling, networking, friend-making and career-enhancement. Or, attend this Meet Up to learn more about this segment of the ...

    At AT&T Conference Center, Salon A (map)

  6. Build a Massive Peer Learning Community Online to

    Solo on Saturday 10th March

    Peer 2 Peer University is a volunteer-supported open learning community. Together with Mozilla we started the "School of Webcraft" - a place where web developers learn hackers' habits, build up ...

    At AT&T Conference Center, Classroom 203 (map)

  7. Higher Ed Tech Meet Up Presented Penn State University to

    on Saturday 10th March

    Higher Ed attendance at SXSW continues to grow each year, and we're excited you're here. At this meet up sponsored by The Pennsylvania State University, edutech technologists from Penn State ...

    At AT&T Conference Center, Salon A (map)

  8. Teaching Technology Meet Up to

    Meet Up on Saturday 10th March

    Get together with teachers and academics who focus on technology skills and concepts for an hour of brainstorming, idea-building, networking, friend-making and career-enhancement. Teachers, university professors, students and other professionals ...

    At AT&T Conference Center, Salon B (map)

  9. Texas MBA ignites SXSW Startup Village to

    on Saturday 10th March

    Meet faculty, students, and alumni from The McCombs School of Business Texas MBA Program involved in the entrepreneurial community.

    At Vince Young Steakhouse (map)

  10. PBS KIDS Breakfast: The Cool Kids - What’s New for Today’s Digital Kids to

    on Sunday 11th March

    How do you create content that's both educational & entertaining? Join the creative minds at PBS KIDS for breakfast & Q&A.

    At Finn & Porter (map)

  11. The New Black? How Digital Ed Is Everything to

    Panel on Sunday 11th March

    …Back to school? Not necessarily appealing right? The experimental, embedded, and reflexive departments of education and training within creative industries are reinventing education. This panel gathers some visionaries to discuss ...

    At AT&T Conference Center, Classroom 203 (map)

  12. A New Culture of Learning: Gaming, Tech, Design to

    Panel on Sunday 11th March

    Gaming, mentorship, increasing connection, and design thinking converge in a world of constant change -- and invite us to imagine a future of learning that is as powerful as it ...

    At AT&T Conference Center, Classroom 203 (map)

  13. Community Regenerati​on Through Digital Literacy to

    Core Conversation on Sunday 11th March

    Imagine turning one of your city's most beleaguered and notorious neighborhoods into the home of some of the country's most innovative media projects. This panel examines how the Knowle West ...

    At Austin Convention Center, Room 8A, 3rd floor (map)

  14. The UnCollege: Learning Outside University to

    Solo on Sunday 11th March

    Since 1980, the cost of college has risen more than 350% and the average student has more than $25,000 in debt. It used to be that each year of college ...

    At AT&T Conference Center, Classroom 203 (map)

  15. Three Innovative Approaches to Mobile Learning to

    Panel on Monday 12th March

    Ready to throw out the heavy textbooks and jump into the world of mobile learning? Yes, but how do you do it? Are you on the mobile learning train but ...

    At AT&T Conference Center, Classroom 203 (map)

  16. Play Time?: Kids and Game-Based Learning to

    Dual on Monday 12th March

    There is a lot of talk at the government, industry, and producer level about the promise of games in education, but has anyone really proven true educational outcomes from informal ...

    At AT&T Conference Center, Classroom 203 (map)

  17. An Emerging Solution to How We Teach Our Students to

    Future15 on Monday 12th March

    Besides the Great Depression, we are living in what I believe is the hardest time to be a student. The reason for this is that we are going through a ...

    At Austin Convention Center, Room 10AB, 3rd floor (map)

  18. Classroom 2020: VCs and the Education Revolution to

    Panel on Monday 12th March

    In his 1999 The Age of Spiritual Machines, renowned futurist Ray Kurzweil envisioned education in 2020 to consist of students learning through intelligent software delivered on hand-held computers and interacting ...

    At AT&T Conference Center, Classroom 203 (map)

  19. Digital and Social Learning: Transforming Education to

    Solo on Monday 12th March

    Digital and social learning has changed dynamics in the classroom and new opportunities for engagement and collaboration arise daily. Keeping up with change and innovation requires continuous hands-on experimentation. Yet, ...

    At AT&T Conference Center, Classroom 203 (map)

  20. Educating the Future of Austin Technology to

    Panel on Tuesday 13th March

    Today's technology is changing the world at a quicker pace than any prior period of time. In order to keep up with this transformation, our education system will need to ...

    At Hilton Austin Downtown, Salon D, 4th floor (map)

  21. How Simulations Can Change the Future of Learning to

    Solo on Tuesday 13th March

    Humans learn by doing. We master how to ride a bike not by watching a PowerPoint presentation but by trying it out and falling down. Yet, in school, most of ...

    At AT&T Conference Center, Classroom 203 (map)

  22. How Technology Is Killing (or Saving) the Lecture to

    Solo on Tuesday 13th March

    PowerPoint is boring. Today, professors are letting students pass virtual notes in class on Twitter. They're trying "clickers" that turn classrooms into game shows. They're videotaping classes to let students ...

    At AT&T Conference Center, Classroom 203 (map)

  23. Old School to New School: Games & Mobile Learning to

    Panel on Tuesday 13th March

    Education is stuck in the past. Yet, after decades of incubation, technology is revolutionizing teaching, learning, and assessment. Around the world, people are increasingly using mobile devices to connect with ...

    At AT&T Conference Center, Classroom 203 (map)

  24. How Social Media Drives a Student’s Success to

    Panel on Tuesday 13th March

    School budget cuts, high unemployment (over 20% for youth), and a global economy – No wonder parents are concerned about their child’s success and 70% of teens say they want ...

    At AT&T Conference Center, Classroom 203 (map)