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OCTOBER 16, 2015

Opening Keynote: The Garden and the Stream: A Technopastoral – Mike Caulfield

dLRN Overview Session

Sociocultural Implications Plenary Panel: The Sociocultural Implications of Networks – Bonnie Stewart, Marcia Devlin, Djenana Jalovcic, and George Station

Innovation and Work Plenary Panel: How Does Digital Innovation affect the Experience of Working in / with Higher Education – Kate Bowles, Lee Skallerup Bessette, Petra Dierkes-Thrun, and Jeffrey M. Keefer

Systemic Impacts Plenary Panel: Systemic Change Towards Positive Tension – Dave Cornier, Patricia James, Michael Moore, Jonathan Rees

OCTOBER 17, 2015

Keynote: Making Sense of (Digital) Higher Education: Socioculural Considerations – Marcia Devlin

Individualized Learning Plenary Panel – Kristen Eshleman, Christi Ford, Emily Rapport, Andrew Rikard, Allison Dulin Salisbury, and Candace Thille

Keynote: If Fanon Had Facebook: Digital Postcolonial Knowledge and the Rhizome – Adeline Koh

Ethics of Collaboration Plenary Panel & Closing Remarks – George Siemens, Mike Caulfield, Barbara Means, and George Veletsianos



OCTOBER 16, 2015

Individualized Learning 1

Customizable Modalities for Individualized Learning: Examining Patterns of Engagement in Dual-Layer MOOCs – Matt Crosslin, Justin T. Dellinger

Innovation & Work 1

Embodied Staff: Affect, Gender, Status, and Work – Lee Skallerup Bessette

Unafilliated or Multiaffilicated: Exploring Adjunctification in Higher Ed – Rebecca Hogue, Jeffrey M. Keefer

Systemic Impacts 1

Unpicking Binaries: Exploring how Educators Conceptualize and Make Decisions About Openness – Catherine Cronin

Ethics of Collaboration Workshop

Almost there…Virtually Connecting: How Friends Changed the Virtual Conference Experience – Maha Bali

Individualized Learning Workshop

Creating and Assessing Authentic Learning Environments – Elaine Kaye, Nicole Wilson, and Evan Friss

Individualized Learning 2

The Impact of MOOCs on Traditional Online Courses – Justin T. Dellinger / Matt Crosslin

Innovation & Work 2

Pedagogical Innovation: from Semantic to Ideology – Dalit Levy

Systemic Impacts 2

Anatomy of an Independent Movement (Or, Aspirations of an Indie EdTech) – Adam Croom  and Jim Groom

Indie Music and EdTech (or Indie EdTech) – Adam Croom

OCTOBER 17, 2015

Ethics of Collaboration 2

Empowering the Node & Avoiding Enclosure – Tim Klapdor

Removing Barriers to Digital and Networked Higher Education: Universal Design for Learning and Inclusion of Students with Disabilities – Djenana Jalovcic

Individualized Learning 3

Building From Where Students Are At: Developing a Course(less) Minor – Ed Nagelhout

Sociocultural Implications 2

My Theory Can Whip Your Theory: The Ontological Smackdown to End All Ontological Smackdowns – Rebecca Hogue, Maha Bali, Matt Crosslin, Whitney Kilgore, Rolin Moe, and Harriet Watkins

Systemic Impacts 3

MOOCs and the Gaze of Big Other – Paul-Olivier Dehaye

Ethics of Collaboration 3

Pioneering Alternate Forms of Collaboration: Technologies that Support and Sideline #rhizomatic Learning – Jeffrey M. Keefer, Rebecca J. Hogue

Hashtags as Community and Learning Focal Points: #dLRNtags – Jeffery Keefer, Whitney Kilgore, Maha Bali, Joyce Seitzinger

MOOCs to MOOGs: Teaching with Open Online Games – Andrea Rehn, Christina Hendricks

Presentation slides:

Sociocultural Implications 3

truth over Pragmatism over Zeal – Rolin Moe

Systemic Impacts 4

Trailblazing and Annotation Systems: Documenting Connectivity through Hyperlinking – Laura Gogia

Digital Learning: It’s Deja Vu All Over Again – David Jones



Virtually Connecting Workshop:



MAY 1, 2015

The Dissertation is Done; Long Live the Dissertation? – Bonnie Stewart

MAY 11, 2015

Call for Proposals for dLRN2015 – Matt Crosslin

MAY 12, 2015

So You Think You Know Theory and Design? – Matt Crosslin

MAY 15, 2015

#dLRN15 – Making Sense of Higher Education – Bonnie Stewart

MAY 18, 2015

This Blessed Plot, This Earth, This Realm This…. – Kristen Eshleman

JUNE 1, 2015

Reflections on the Academic Year – Justin T. Dellinger

AUGUST 10, 2015

Do I Own My Domain If You Grade It? – Andrew Rikard

OCTOBER 6, 2015

Inequality & Networks: The Sociocultural Implications for Higher Ed – Bonnie Stewart

OCTOBER 7, 2015

(in)Equality of Access vs Outcomes: How We Measure What We Value – Maha Bali

OCTOBER 15, 2015

Avoiding the Mediocre Middle – Rolin Moe

Whirlwinds @vconnecting & #dLRN15 – Alyson Indrunas

OCTOBER 16, 2015

In Palo Alto – Kate Bowles

‘Student Agency’ Is Not Something You Give or Take – Andrew Rikard

OCTOBER 17, 2015

#dlrn15 Twitter NodeXL SNA Map and Report for Saturday, 17 October 2015 at 20:49 UTC

DLRN#15 – Notes from Day 1 – Laura Gogia

Elites of Marginals – Maha Bali

Happy to Say… I Was Wrong – Lisa Hammershaimb

Indie Music and EdTech (or Indie EdTech) – Adam Croom

The Garden and the Stream: A Technopastoral – Mike Caulfield

OCTOBER 18, 2015

#DLRN15: Early Reflections from a (Non-traditional) Student – Laura Gogia

Gratitude for #dLRN15 – Whitney Kilgore

Trying to Make Sense of dLRN 2015 – Joshua Kim

OCTOBER 19, 2015

#dLRN15: Why Should You Trust Us? – Kristen Eshleman

Call me Carl. – Jonathan Rees

A dLRN Detox – Adam Croom

dLRN: The Cynefin of Conferences – Tim Klapdor

Humanize Them All, and Let Them Sort Themselves Out: #dLRN15 Reflections – Matt Crosslin

Making Sense of #dLRN15 – Patrice Torcivia Prusko

Pretty Vacant – Simon Ensor

OCTOBER 20, 2015

#dlrn15 – A Story – Lee Skallerup Bessette

Dancing with #dlrn15 – Autumm Caines

Making Sense of Higher Ed: #DLRN15 Reflections – Michelle Pacansky-Brock

Making sense of the Digital Learning Research Network gathering (#dLRN15) – George Veletsianos

OCTOBER 21, 2015

The #dlrn15 Discourse #Resonated #NotResonated – Maha Bali

On Research – a #dLRN15 (and Beyond) Reflection – Rolin Moe

OCTOBER 22, 2015

Listening – Kate Bowles

OCTOBER 24, 2015

Mothers (and Fathers), and Daughters – Patrice Torcivia Prusko

OCTOBER 25, 2015

Digesting #dLRN15: Making Sense of Higher Ed – Laura A. Pasquini

Final Musings of #dLRN15 – Jeffrey Keeler

OCTOBER 26, 2015

#dlRN15: Hope, Hands, and Stories – Catherine Cronin

OCTOBER 27, 2015

#dlrn—indie edtech—punk – Mandy Honeyman

NOVEMBER 1, 2015

#dLRN15: Collaboration as Praxis – Andrea Rehn



dLRN15 in Pictures



#dlrn15 Twitter Feed

Website with Resources for Collaborative and Discussion Based Learning – Carolyn Rose

#dLRN Notes Federated Wiki

#dLRN Twitter Hashtag Archive