OLI Director Norman Bier will be speaking at Simo Educatión 2014 on Friday October 17, 2014.

The event is entitled “Open Education, The University of the Future?” and brings together experts from across the open education movement, including Larry Cooperman of the Open Education Consortium and Cecilia D’Oliveira, from MIT’s OCW and MITx projects. Mr. Bier will speak on the the topic Applying Learning Sciences in Educational Program Design.

He will participate in additional sessions, including

  • Universal Access to Higher Education
  • Round Table: Experiences and Challenges to be Addressed, MOOCs and European Higher Education Area
  • Improving Educational Systems Through Technology
  • MOOCs: Skills Evaluation and Certification