October 2013


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PLAIT - Workshop Series: Mason Life-lasting Learning

TITLE: Customizing Higher Education:  Competency-based Personalized Learning

Description: The workshop is intended to bring together the Volgenau School faculty to discuss recent developments and prospects in higher education and to support their effort in creating an innovative learning environment for GMU students. The workshop will contain presentations and discussions, and will end with a moderated panel.

Topics include:
*       Innovative learning
*       Personalized education
*       Intelligent tutoring systems
*       Competency-based education
*       Customized learning experience
*       Life-long and life-lasting learning

*       Distance education: from MOOCs to SPOCs

Opening Remarks by Dr. Sharon A. Caraballo,
Associate Dean for Undergraduate Programs

Participation: If you are interested in giving a presentation, please contact the organizers with the title and a short description. Please RSVP for attendance ([log in to unmask]; [log in to unmask]).

Date: November 1st
Time: 12:00 P.M.
Location: ENGR 1602 location subject to change based on the registrations

Important Due Dates:
Oct 20th - Title and abstract
Oct 25th - Participation RSVP

Organized by:
Dr. Ioulia Rytikova (irytikov@)
Dr. Mihai Boicu (mboicu@)

About PLAIT Laboratory
Established in 2013, Personalized Learning in AIT laboratory (PLAIT) synergizes the AIT initiatives related to basic and applied research in personalized education, competency-based assessment and customized higher education. Besides performing educational research it also assists educators in their effort to explore and discover new dimensions of innovative learning and provides a collaborative environment for an open dialog on the future of college education.