Kamis, 01 Desember 2011

Open and Distance Learning in a Changing World

"Sambungkan 220.000 sekolah ke Internet, sambungan 46.5 juta anak muda Indonesia ke Internet, minimalisir konten negatifnya"
~Onno W. Purbo, Ph.D.~

Keynote speakers on ODL in a Changing World

The 24th ICDE World Conference, which held on the island of Bali, Indonesia, 2-5 October address new approaches to open and distance learning (ODL). Day two will open with presentations from Lawrence Lessig and Duk Hoon Kwak on the questions of ownership versus open source, and content sharing in relation to open and distance learning.

Prof. Lawrence Lessig

Roy L. Furman Professor of Law, Harvard Law School and Director of the Edmond J. Safra Center for Ethics at Harvard University

Lawrence Lessig is the Roy L. Furman Professor of Law at Harvard Law School, and director of the Edmond J. Safra Center for Ethics at Harvard University. Prior to rejoining the Harvard faculty, Lessig was a professor at Stanford Law School, where he founded the school’s Center for Internet and Society, and at the University of Chicago. He clerked for Judge Richard Posner on the 7th Circuit Court of Appeals and Justice Antonin Scalia on the United States Supreme Court.

Lessig serves on the Board of Creative Commons, MAPLight, Brave New Film Foundation, The American Academy, Berlin, AXA Research Fund and iCommons.org, and on the the advisory board of the Sunlight Foundation. He is a Member of the American Academy of Arts and Sciences, and the American Philosophical Association, and has received numerous awards, including the Free Software Foundation’s Freedom Award, Fastcase 50 Award and being named one of Scientific American’s Top 50 Visionaries.

Lessig holds a BA in economics and a BS in management from the University of Pennsylvania, an MA in philosophy from Cambridge University, and a J.D. from Yale University.


Duk Hoon Kwak is currently President and CEO of the Korea Educational Broadcasting System (EBS), a public television network dedicated to education with emphasis on lifelong public education. An influential expert in the area of e-Learning, Professor Kwak also serves as the Chair of both the Society of e-Learning and the Smart Learning Forum in Korea, and is a professor at ICDE member institution, the Korea National Open University (KNOU).
Professor Kwak was previously President of the Korea Education & Research Information Service (KERIS), and Chair of ISO/IEC JTC1 SC36 Korea, an organization working towards the development of international standards for e-Learning. As a leading figure in education in Korea, Dr Kwak acts as an advisor to the Korean government on education related policies.

Professor Kwak has also conducted extensive research related to distance learning, with particular focus on the use of e-Learning in contemporary education.

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