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Digitalization of education: Premises, promises and consequences

Today's seminar is the first in a new seminar series which opens up for a variety of question related to the digitalization of education. It asks questions such as "What does digitalization of education promise?," "If digitalization of education is the solution, then what is the problem?," "Ethical aspects of digitalization of education," "How does digitalization of education change the way we teach and learn?," "The role of digitalization of education in the overall societal development," "Can we learn something/anything from the pandemic crisis? Is this the 'new normal?,'" "Who benefits from the digitalization of education?," and "What (f)actors drive the digitalization of education?" "The seminar will we introduced by two keynote speakers: Neil Selwyn , Monash University, Australia and Lina Rahm , The Posthumanities Hub, KTH, Sweden. Neil Selwyn’s research interest includes topics such

7th International Designs for Learning Conference: Remediation of Learning – day 2: Keynote with Sanna Järvelä

The last speaker at this conference, Sanna Järvelä from Oulu University, discusses how to use multimodal data to understand and design for learning. Järvelä discusses self-regulated learning and meta-cognition, moves on to collaborative learning and its links to self-regulation.

7th International Designs for Learning Conference: Remediation of Learning – day 2

The fourth parallel session begins right after Theo van Leeuwen's and Staffan Selander's joint keynote speech and I decide to attend Jonas Bäckelin's "Transfer of Expert Knowledge with Case-Based Reasoning for Selfremediation - User-driven innovation in continuous professional development." Bäckelin is currently our student on the master's level course Digitalization and Implementation Processes in School 2 (DIP2). Bäckelin talks about how the e-learning solutions at Stockholms Stad is being implemented and the challenges involved in the process. Speaker number two is Martin Schüler from the Swedish Defence University and his presentation is entitled "Planning for safety when preparing for war: winning or learning." He analyzes the 2019 military exercise Northern Wind and how the safety of the people taking part was compromised due to some of the participants' desire to win. Winning and learning stood in opposition. After a short break, Ylva, Syl