The second annual (well, second ever) Exploring Learning Technologies Unconference is next week, Friday, May 21 from 9-1:30pm in the Science and Engineering Library at The Ohio State University. ELTU2 is open to anyone in Ohio who is interested in the intersection between education and technology.
What is an unconference? Think of it as conference 2.0. It will have the basic structure of a conference (3 rounds of 48-minute breakout sessions) but the content of the sessions will be decided by the participants on the day of the unconference. And because all of the sessions will be in one place, it will be very easy (in fact, participants are encouraged) to move between the different discussions, thereby cross-polinating them.
Last year this worked very, very well. There were lots of great discussions between an interesting cross section of people at Ohio State. This year, we’re opening it up to the whole state and already have participants registered from almost every corner.