The Networked Learning Conference is an international, research-based conference. The focus of the conference is network learning in formal or informal settings in higher education and lifelong learning.
The conference is an opportunity to participate in a forum for the critical examination and analysis of research in networked learning ie learning and teaching carried out largely via the Internet/Web which emphasises dialogical learning, collaborative and cooperative learning, group work, interaction with on-line materials, knowledge production and design for learning.
Presentations will follow the main themes of:
- Theories, methodologies, perspectives and paradigms for Research in Networked Learning
- Methods, research design, data and analysis in Networked learning
- Debates, critical ideas and emerging issues
- Designs for Networked Learning, architectures, spaces, and mobilities
- Inclusivity – recognition that there are differences between learners which can be supported through technology to learn together
- Interculturality – interaction, collaboration and fusion between cultural communities
- Globalisation – interconnection around the world through networking, travel, trade and cultural exchange
- Mobility – learning on the move/learning with mobile devices
Keynote Speakers: Professor Caroline Haythornthwaite & Lawyer and writer Lawrence Liang