Twenty-fourth International Conference on Learning

  • 2017 Special Focus: New Media for New Learning
  • 19-21 July 2017
  • University of Hawaii at Manoa, Honolulu, USA

Conference Themes and Special Focus

The Twenty-fourth International Conference on Learning features research addressing the following annual themes and 2017 Special Focus.

  • Theme 1: Pedagogy and Curriculum
  • Theme 2: Assessment and Evaluation
  • Theme 3: Educational Organization and Leadership
  • Theme 4: Early Childhood Learning
  • Theme 5: Learning in Higher Education
  • Theme 6: Adult, Community, and Professional Learning
  • Theme 7: Learner Diversity and Identities
  • Theme 8: Technologies in Learning
  • Theme 9: Literacies Learning
  • Theme 10: Science, Mathematics and Technology Learning
  • 2017 Special Focus: New Media for New Learning

Plenary Speakers

The Twenty-fourth International Conference on Learning will feature plenary sessions by some of the world's leading thinkers and innovators in the field.

Bill Cope

Bill Cope

Professor, Department of Education Policy, Organization & Leadership, University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign, USA

Dr. Bill Cope is a Professor in the Department of Education Policy, Organization & Leadership, University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign. He and Mary Kalantzis are also directors of Common Ground Research Networks, a not-for-profit organization developing and applying new publishing technologies. His research interests include theories and practices of pedagogy, cultural and linguistic diversity, and new technologies of representation and communication. Read more...

Mary Kalantzis

Mary Kalantzis

Professor, Department of Education, Policy, Organization & Leadership, University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign, USA

Dr. Mary Kalantzis was from 2006 to 2016 Dean of the College of Education at the University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign, USA. Before this, she was Dean of the Faculty of Education, Language and Community Services at RMIT University, Melbourne, Australia, and President of the Australian Council of Deans of Education. Read more...

Dan Hoffman

Dan Hoffman

Senior Education Analyst, Education Data Systems Department, Kamehameha Schools, Honolulu, USA

Dr. Dan Hoffman is an Senior Education Analyst in the Education Data Systems department at Kamehameha Schools. His research focuses on the design of interactive experiences and their impact on learning and engagement. This work is interdisciplinary in nature and takes place at the intersection of cognitive science, education, and technology. Read more...

Fuxing Liu

Fuxing Liu

Professor, Faculty of Education, Beijing Normal University, Beijing, and Vice-President, Northwest Normal University, Lanzhou, China

Dr. Fuxing Liu is a professor in the Faculty of Education at Beijing Normal University and the vice-president of Northwest Normal University in China. He works in the field of educational policy and politics. His research interests include higher education policy and high school policy, equity and quality in education, and educational innovation. Read More...

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