Shirky, associate arts professor in the Interactive Telecommunications Program and a distinguished writer in residence at the Arthur L. Carter Journalism Institute, delivered the keynote address "Massively Collaborative: Teaching and Research in a Networked Age."
Perlin, professor in the Department of Computer Science, examines how we can combine the computational power of electronic media with the old-fashioned power of a teacher directly talking to students, face-to-face.
Hoadley, associate professor and director of two programs—Educational Communication and Technology, and Digital Media Design for Learning—explores whether technology can really connect people globally.
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