Concurrent Sessions

Written by Jessi | February 25, 2013

Session Spotlight: Gaming, Learning and Development

Game Designer Jane McGonigal
at SXSWedu 2012. Photo
by Virgil McCullough
Based on the PanelPicker submissions, education gaming related programming is in high demand for this year's Conference & Festival. The focus on game based learning continues to trend in the classroom as technologies advance and teachers and entrepreneurs discover new ways to capture the attention of students. SXSWedu has a wide array of Gaming, Learning and Development themed programming for March 4-7, 2013 in Austin, Texas.

Browse all the programming, 'star' your favorite events in the online schedule and activate your eduSOCIAL account to sync them into your mobile app.

Written by Jessi | February 20, 2013

Future15 Sessions Added to the Conference Lineup

Photo by David TurnbullSXSWedu is excited to add a number of Future15 sessions to the Concurrent Session lineup! These sessions, received and selected from PanelPicker, are short, 12-minute presentations from up and coming thought leaders in the education space. Each speaker highlights a different perspective closely aligned with this year's content themes.

Browse all of the Future15 sessions in the online schedule and register to attend SXSWedu now.

Written by Jessi | February 11, 2013

Session Spotlight: Civic Engagement and Advocacy

Photo by Jessica MacCallThe 2013 SXSWedu Conference & Festival will feature programming related to the theme of civic engagement and advocacy. Browse the list of sessions below and bookmark them in the online schedule now.

Concurrent Sessions

BigCamp : How Hackathon Changed the Edu in Korea
Kim Han Ju (Big Camp )
Hyungil Cho (Samsung Electronics)
Jihyun Yun (Big Camp)

Hacking the University
Tim Cole (University of Bristol)
Lucy Heywood (Stand + Stare Collective)
John Troyer (Centre for Death and Society)
Clare Reddington (Watershed)

Written by Jessi | January 28, 2013

Session Spotlight: Accessibility and Special Education

Photo by Jessica MacCallLast year's SXSWedu attendees expressed a desire to have more programming geared towards the topics of accessibility and special education at the event. Thanks to a great community response in this year's PanelPicker submissions, SXSWedu will feature a variety of Concurrent Sessions and conference programming around this topic. Check out the Accessibility and special education sessions below. Click on the session title to view the session description, date and time in the online schedule.

Written by Jessi | January 14, 2013

Session Spotlight: Leadership and Inspiration

Photo by Steven Grandos SXSWedu recently announced a number of additional Concurrent Sessions accepted to present March 4-7, 2013 in Austin, Texas. Session content strands have largely been determined by the community's input and submissions via PanelPicker. Leadership and Inspiration emerged as one of the leading trends among the SXSWedu community. Learn more about these sessions and register today to attend the 2013 SXSWedu Conference & Festival.

Written by Gaby | January 7, 2013

Announcing Additional 2013 Concurrent Sessions

Photo by Otto Helweg SXSWedu is excited to announce the final wave of Concurrent Sessions accepted to present March 4-7, 2013 in Austin, Texas.

Thank you to the SXSWedu Advisory Board and community for contributing to the selection of almost 150 fantastic sessions! There is much to look forward to this coming March.

Browse the newly accepted sessions below and visit the Concurrent Sessions page to read the complete list of concurrent sessions and panelists accepted to present at SXSWedu.

Written by Jessi | December 3, 2012

Sessions Spotlight: Big Data and Emerging Technologies

Photo by Jessica MacCallWith the help of new technologies and innovative resources the demand for data in the world of education is on the rise. The SXSWedu PanelPicker process revealed Big Data and Emerging Technologies to be of big interest to the community, check out the Concurrent Sessions and workshops accepted to present at SXSWedu, March 4-7, 2013 in Austin, Texas.

Written by Jessi | November 26, 2012

Sessions Spotlight: Global Connections and International Approaches

Photo by Otto HelwegAs the SXSWedu community continues to grow, new voices and perspectives join the discussion on the future of teaching and learning. Check out the growing list of programming surrounding Global Connections and International Approaches accepted to present at SXSWedu, March 4-7, 2013 in Austin, Texas.

Register to attend SXSWedu 2013 through January 11 and save off the walkup rate.

Written by Jessi | November 20, 2012

Sessions Spotlight: OER and MOOC's

Photo by Carlos Austin

Open Education Resources (OER) and Massive Open Online Courses (MOOC's) are capturing attention in the world of education.

A number of Distinguished Speakers, Concurrent Sessions, and workshops have recently been announced. Check out the growing list of programming related to OER and MOOC's accepted to present at SXSWedu, March 4-7, 2013 in Austin, Texas.