Informal Learning Speaker Series

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Archived Speaker Schedule

March 24, 2015: NOTE: This event takes place at the MSU Global Innovation Space, Nisbet Building Suite 301, 1407 S. Harrison Rd. Please mark your calendars for this exciting ILN-MSU, MSU Global, and IT Services Teaching and Learning joint event on Tuesday, March 24, 2015 from 3:30-5:00. This will replace our ILN Speaker Series event for March. Please share this invitation with your colleagues. REGISTER NOW

February 12, 2015: Mandie Maxwell and Janet Lillie, One Book, One Community: Learn about the One Book, One Community reading and discussion program. Thank you for providing insight into how this terrfic program works. See for more information about the 2015 program.

January 15, 2015: Brian Winn, MSU Department of Media and Information: Thinking about learning objectives and digital games in non-traditional ways. Brian shared information about the very interesting digital games he and his colleagues at the MSU GEL Lab have created and led a discussion about how to balance learning objectives and the interest needs of users. Get inspired at

December 11, 2014: Gerald "Jerry" Rhead, Director, Academic Entrepreneurship, MSU Global: Understanding MOOCs as learning environments and the EdCast partnership. Jerry provided a wonderful overview of MOOCs and "MOOCery." He gave us an opportunity to learn about some of the great projects happening here at MSU. Find out more at

November 13, 2014: Stacey Fox, MSU School of Journalism: Using virtual technologies for informal learning (in MSU Museum Conference Room). Thank you to Stacey for a great session about how to use technologies like Junaio and other software to create immersive multimedia learning experiences. See examples of the many projects Stacey has partnered on at "iTunes U" (go to iTunesU > Beyond Campus > Smithsonian Institution > Smithsonian Latino Virtual University – free to download).