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Special Cider Session

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By Terry Anderson September 22, 2012 - 8:51am

You are invited to a special webinar this Wednesday 26th at 11:00 AM  MDT. This event is sponsored by the Canadian E-Learniing Enterprise  Association (CELEA) ( and Athabasca's Technology Enhanced Research Centre (TEKRI) (  

The URL for this session is

CELEA is clebebrating thier 10th anniversary and are doing so with a public dialogue between e-learning entrepreneurs and e-learning researchers. 

The round robin discussion will focus on questions such as:

·         Public/Private partnerships in the eLearning industry: can universities and elearning vendors work together?

·         How can the private sector best access the research conducted at universities?

·         How can private sector eLearning companies support research done at universities?

·         Do universities have a role supporting the eLearning industry in Canada?

·         Is instructional design in eLearning based on research results?

The panel includes:

From Athabasca’s TEKRI (Technology Enhanced Knowledge Research Institute Technology Enhanced Knowledge Research Institute) –

·         Terry Andersen,

·         Dragan Gasevic, Associate Professor - School of Computing and Information Systems at Athabasca University

·         Marti Cleveland-Innis, Director, Centre for Distance Education Athabasca University, Athabasca University

·         George Siemens, theorist on learning in a digitally based society,

From CeLEA (Canadian eLearning Enterprise Alliance) –

·         Claude Martel, Professor in Educational Technology at Concordia University, President of Educonsillium and Chairman of CELEA

·         Mollie O’Neill, President of Brigus Learning

·         Gary Woodill, President of i5Research

This session will be of interest to those looking to collaborate with or becoming a member of Canada's e-learning industry.

Hope to see lots of AUers there!