Announcing the First Set of Accepted Workshops

Written by Jessica MacCall | November 13, 2012
Tags: Workshops

Mobil AppPhoto by Virgil McCulloughSXSWedu workshops are designed to offer registered attendees an opportunity to gain interactive, hands-on experience during SXSWedu. Loaded with relevant content and tools, workshops are two-hour sessions scheduled to run a long side the Concurrent Sessions.

SXSWedu is pleased to announce the first set of accepted workshops, received via PanelPicker, for SXSWedu, March 4-7, 2013 in Austin, Texas. The competition was tough, but with the help of the SXSWedu Advisory Board and community we've narrowed down the best of the best. Click the workshop titles to view the original proposal in PanelPicker and stay tuned for more announcements soon!

Accepted SXSWedu 2013 Workshops

Building the Field of Learning Analytics
Taylor Martin (The University of Texas at Austin)
Ken Koedinger (Carnegie Mellon University)
Roy Pea (Stanford University)

Create Mobile Apps for - and in - Your Classroom
Elizabeth Perry (The Ellis School)
Nancy Hoffman (Trinity Area High School)

Designfest; Kids Collaborating and Learning Globally
Lindsey Own (The Evergreen School)

Entrepreneurial Leadership Through Design Thinking
Jennifer Vermillion (Springside Chestnut Hill Academy)
Rahilla Zafar (Springside Chestnut Hill Academy)

Follow the Learning: A Student-Centered Pedagogy
Megan Stielstra (Center for Innovation in Teaching Excellence, Columbia College Chicago)
Lott Hill (Center for Innovation in Teaching Excellence, Columbia College Chicago )

Hack Class: Shape Your Ecology, Empower Learning
Lora Ma-Fukuda (The George Lucas Educational Foundation)
Christian Long (The Third Teacher+ / Cannon Design)
Zachary Fink (The George Lucas Educational Foundation)
Melanie Kahl (The Third Teacher+/Cannon Design)

Igniting the Power of OER in Your Classroom
Karen Fasimpaur (K12 Handhelds)

Mesa&Cadeira + GOOD: Learning Through Doing
Barbara Soalheiro (Mesa&Cadeira)
Casey Caplowe (GOOD)

Rapid Market Innovation in Educational Products
Theodore Nielsen (ThoughtWorks)
Amy Donahue (Ascend Learning)
John Jarosz (ThoughtWorks)

Squishy Circuits, Toy Engineering and More!
Tricia Berry (Women in Engineering Program at The University of Texas at Austin)