Center for Digital Education & Converge: research in education technology for K-12 and higher education

 
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The Concept of 1:1 is Evolving - webinar

November 28, 2012
2 p.m. Eastern / 11 a.m. Pacific

Webinar Archive: To listen to a digital recording of this Webinar, Click HERE.

A one-to-one computing environment has been the dream for many since the reality of providing personal computers to students was realized. However, tight budgets and limited resources have largely prevented K12 schools and higher education institutions from being able to provide computing devices for every student. Also, software, in many cases makes it challenging to maintain standards that are economical in nature. The implication of not being able to provide students with 21st century tools is critical in a global economy.

Luckily, the concept of the 1:1 environment is changing to include both district-provided devices as well as student-provided devices. This trend is being driven by affordability, expectations from a digitally native user base, digital content availability, and the need to reach students through tools they understand.

Please view the Center for Digital Education archive recording for an engaging conversation on which wel:

  • Discuss the evolving concept of one-to-one and why it’s moving in this direction
  • Learn how districts are balancing BYOD and 1:1 given device differences, support and the digital divide
  • Discuss how the move to on-line assessments throws more questions into the mix find out what the evolving concept of one-to-one means for the learning environment
  • Hear best practices, examples of achievement and change, including a case study from practitioners themselves



 
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Featured Speakers

Moderator:

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Michael Muth
Education Analyst
Center for Digital Education/Converge/Education Exchange

 

 


Speakers:

Ray Kase
Director of Technology
Downingtown Area School District, PA

Rick DeLaunay
Director of Technology & Media
Scotland County Schools, NC

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Raj Dhingra

CEO
NComputing, Inc.

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