Diego Leal, a visitor from Colombia to the Open Education Conference in Vancouver in August, made a series of short (2 minute) video interviews, asking the following two questions: First, is education relevant? Second: If so, how can we make it more relevant?

The following were brave (or foolish) enough to answer this off the cuff in two minutes:

  • Brian Lamb, UBC, Canada
  • Sylvia Currie, ETUG, Canada
  • Gardner Campbell, Baylor University, USA
  • Leigh Blackall, Otago Polytechnic, New Zealand
  • D’Arcy Norman, University of Calgary, Canada
  • David Wiley, Brigham Young University/Flatworld, USA
  • Stephen Downes, National Research Council, Canada
  • Tony Bates

The interviews can be viewed by clicking here. (Thanks to Diego for allowing me to link to his site).


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