New Learning’s Updates

  • Vale Gunther Kress

    We have lost a dear friend and colleague, Gunther Kress. We first started with him on "genre" approaches to literacy back in Sydney, then on the idea of "muliliteracies" in what would become the New London Group

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  • Changing the Media for Learning - UNESCO Working Group

    Roundtable discussion on policy implications of digital educational resources on achieving sustainable development goals, UNESCO, Paris, working group meeting 27-30 May, 2019. From the introduction to the draft report:

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  • Breaking Eggs to Make an Omelette: A Conference in Honor of Walkyria Monte Mór

    Mary Kalantzis and Bill Cope speak online to a conference honoring their dear colleague, Walkyria Monte Mór at the University of São Paulo. Here is the statement by the Scientific Committee organizing the conference:

    Long before literacy studie...More

  • Upcoming Webinar: Learn More about the Online EdM and EdD in Learning Design & Leadership at the University of Illinois

    When: Mar 11, 2019. 12:00 PM Central Time (US and Canada)

    Join us for a webinar that will cover everything you need to know as you consider applying for a Master of Education (EdM) or Doctor of Education (EdD) in Education Policy, Organization &am...More

  • Considering the Future of Medical Education

    Mary Kalantzis and Bill Cope visited the University of Illinois College of Medicine in Peoria this week, on the invitation of NSF project partner, Dr Richard Tapping. The purpose of the visit was to explore shared teaching and reseach interests in t...More

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  • The Antinomies of Identity - Mary Kalantzis

    On the occasion of being awarded an Honorary Doctorate from the University of the Aegean, Rhodes, Greece, 9 November 2018

    Rhodes, Greece: here we are assembled, and I am humbled for you to be honoring me in this place

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  • UNESCO Forum, León-Guanajuato: "Industry 4.0, Internet of Things and Artificial Intelligence"

    Mary Kalantzis and Bill Cope are presenting on AI in education, at the UNESCO Forum this week in León-Guanajuato, Mexico: "Public Policies and Innovation: The Challenges of Science, Technology and Innovation before Industry 4.0, Internet of Things a...More

  • The Test is Dead. Cope and Kalantzis Redefine ‘Mastery Learning’

    Common Ground Scholar, an assess-as-you go learning platform, gives learners more agency

    College of Education scholars Bill Cope and Mary Kalantzisanticipate that how students learn in the future will change dramatically due to increasingly so...More

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  • Kalantzis and Cope in UNESCO Education for Sustainable Development Working Group

    Mary Kalantzis and Bill Cope have joined a UNESCO working group reviewing innovative learning resources addressing Education for Sustainable Development. Its first series of meetings was held July 16-20 at the Georg Eckert Institute (GEI), Leibniz-I...More

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  • Mary Kalantzis, Honorary Doctorate, University of Athens - Speech and Pics

    A Learning Odyssey: The Personal and Scholarly Journey of a Greek Emigrant Daughter - Mary Kalantzis 

    Ten years after the fall of Troy, Odysseus had still not returned to his native Ithaca. Athena, god of wisdom and his strength in the hardest...More

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