Location: Cadence / Bldg 10, 2655 Seely Ave, San Jose, CA (map)
Speaker: Robert Fogel, Principal Education Architect, Intel World Ahead
Time: 6:30 PM (PT) Networking/Refreshments, 7:00 PM Presentation
Registration: Please register by ordering a ticket below
Educators worldwide are embracing technology as a key strategic tool for preparing students to thrive and succeed in a complex and dynamic global economy, as well as to become engaged and active global citizens. The big challenge for educators and learning institutions is knowing how to harness the power and possibilities that technology brings.
There are new and emerging technologies such as the cloud, augmented reality, big data & learning analytics, game-based learning, artificial intelligence, virtual learning environments, wearable’s, an explosion of tablets and mobile devices, 3-D printing, etc. And, new usage models are being enabled though this technology, such as MOOCs, personalized learning, social learning, social incubators, flipped classrooms, collaborative classrooms, etc.
As these technologies and usage models empower students to take control of their own learning destines, what will education even look like in the near/medium/long term future? And, what role will educators and learning institutions play as the new normal for education takes shape.
This talk will focus on the emerging educational technologies, how they can be applied, and what trade offs those may entail, referencing deployments from Caltech Quantum Mechanics, Game Based learning, Sweden’s Marine Sciences eLab to Virtual Physics in India.
Robert Fogel is principal education architect at Intel, and he works with government leaders around the world to develop national-scale technology in education programs for K12, vocational and higher-education. These programs are designed to be strategic economic levers for a country, as well as to improve social well-being, and empower students to develop critical skills necessary to succeed and thrive in today’s global economy, and to be active global citizens.
Robert also works in the Cloud computing space, and was vice-president of the Open Grid Forum (OGF, www.ogf.org), which is an international community leading the effort for broad-scale adoption of Grid and Cloud computing technology for next-generation IT infrastructure.
Robert’s background includes several years working in High Performance Computing (HPC) addressing complex computational problems in automotive, aerospace, pharmaceuticals, finance, geophysical, astrophysics, quantum physics, genomics and other industries. He was also a systems architect for JPL/NASA’s Deep Space Network, and developed reusable communications satellites, optical storage devices, network file servers, electromagnetic reproducing pianos, and digital signal/image processing technology.
Robert taught systems engineering, systems architecture, and software engineering courses at the University of California at Los Angeles (UCLA), and he earned an Electrical Engineering degree from Cornell University.