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Are you interested in interactive and real-time technologies for education? Are you also looking for information about available resources as well as practical tips and inspiration for how to apply these technologies in the learning context?

Interactive Technologies in Education Conference – Sydney Opera House – 9 and 10 July 2014

On July 9 and 10, the second annual Interactive Technology in Education Conference (ITEC 2014), hosted by Sydney Opera House in partnership with AARNet, aims to offer plenty of insight along with how-to information.

Interactive Technology is inclusive of a range of content, collaboration and remote instrumentation platforms such as:

  • Telepresence,
  • High Definition Video Conferencing,
  • Remote Labs,
  • Augmented Reality,
  • Robotics,
  • Software Services and
  • Tactile Toolsets.

These technologies are evolving rapidly and their innovative application in the learning context provides new and adventurous, real world avenues for discovery, exploration and collective knowledge construction.

Who should attend?

This conference is for cultural institutions, libraries, museums, galleries, technology partners, policy makers and educational practitioners, and provides an opportunity for all to come together to listen, talk and learn in a national forum.

ITEC is a NSWIT Accredited Professional Development conference. Sydney Opera House is a NSW Institute of Teachers’ endorsed provider of Institute Registered professional development for the maintenance of accreditation at levels of Proficient Teacher/Professional Competence.

Who are the speakers?

You’ll hear from national and international educators, innovators, researchers and industry leaders in the field and learn about interactive program design, implementation, assessment, best practices, classroom engagement and outreach.

Presentations will focus on technologies and programs that facilitate the delivery of rich content and the sharing of expertise and experiences across the network and directly into places of learning. Learn about interactive curriculum resources from the content experts and how to access them.

Speakers are participating from Japan, Korea, New Zealand, UK and US including Alaska!…  covering topics of Classroom Practice, Synchronous Networked Performing Arts, VR, Remote Labs, VC, Game Design, Online Pedagogies, Digital Outreach, Engaging regional communities, Engaging with Asia, Real Time Ocean Exploration and more…

Sneak Peak at Keynote Topics

Interactive Large Screen Media for Education – Dr Jeff Jacobson, USA

Performing Arts over Advanced Research Networking – A Story of the Unexpected – Ann Doyle, Global and Cultural Programs, Internet2 USA

Visual Global Collaboration – How it has Changed the Way we Teach – Greg Zorbas, Kenai Central HS and Rob Sparks, Skyview HS

BYOV – Connecting Students Globally with Video Everywhere – Jan Zanetis, CEO CILC

Download the full ITEC 2014 Program

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