Plenary Session

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Conference Session 164

Plenary Session

20 августа 2014 08:30 - 09:15 | Room: Amphithéâtre | SI

Pierre DillenbourgPierre Dillenbourg

Topic: Ten surprises in our MOOC experience

A former elementary school teacher, Pierre Dillenbourg graduated with a degree in educational science from the University of Mons, Belgium and started research on learning technologies in 1984. He obtained a PhD in computer science from the University of Lancaster (United Kingdom), in the domain of artificial intelligence applications for educational software. He has been an assistant professor at Technologies de Formation et d'Apprentissage (TECFA) at the University of Geneva. He joined the École polytechnique fédérale de Lausanne (EPFL) in November 2002.

For ten years Mr. Dillenbourg was the director of the Centre de Recherche et d'Appui pour la Formation et ses Technologies (CRAFT), EPFL's pedagogical unit.  He is now the academic director of the EPFL Center for Digital Education and head of the Computer-Human Interaction for Learning & Instruction (CHILI) Lab.

Mr. Dillenbourg recently organized the European MOOC summit 2013, the first European congress on MOOCs (Massive open online courses).

Last update: 30 July 2014