Toronto’s World Conference on Online Learning welcomes Simon Nelson

We’re delighted to announce that Simon Nelson, Chief Executive at FutureLearn, will join today’s plenary session ‘Emerging Pedagogies and Designs for Online Learning’ to discuss “Digital transformation and the new pedagogy for online learning” at the World Conference on Online Learning ICDE 2017.

The sell-out conference sees 1450 delegates from 95 countries converge on Toronto to listen to and interact with over 500 presenters through concurrent workshops, special briefings, panel discussions, technology presentations, poster presentations and plenaries over the course of the four days of the conference.

At the Conference, faculty and instructors, training providers, researchers, start-ups, policy makers, academic decision makers and educational technology industry leaders from higher education throughout the world will be expanding boundaries and exploring new frontiers of teaching, learning and skills development.

Delegates at the World Conference on Online Learning will be:

  • Discovering new modes of teaching, learning, course delivery, student support and assessment in higher education;
  • Finding new strategies to improve student outcomes;
  • Sharing and comparing leading-edge technologies and creative applications of technology in learning;

Simon will join Phil Hill, Co-publisher and Market Analyst, e-Literate, Fiona Hollands, Associate Director and Senior Researcher, Center for Benefit-Cost Studies of Education, Teachers college, Columbia University, Randy Best, Chairman and CEO of Academic Partnerships at today’s plenary which is facilitated by Dr Brian Desbiens, former President of Sir Sanford Fleming College in Ontario to discuss Digital Transformation and the new pedagogy for online learning.