Speeches and Presentations

Texts of speeches, articles and accompanying slide presentations
(in reverse chronological order)

Conference on Digital Transformations
Montreal, Canada, 16 October 2014
‘Are MOOCs the long-awaited technological revolution in higher education?’
(co-authored with Stamenka Uvalić-Trumbić)
20141016 Montreal_Digital_Transformations (Text)

Workshop on MOOCs: Korea National Open University
Seoul, 22 September 2014
‘Why should KNOU get involved in MOOCs?’
Video: https://vimeo.com/106002761 (Password: knou)
20140922 KNOU MOOCs Workshop (Text)
20140922 KNOU_MOOCs Workshop (Slides)

MOOC on MOOCs – Course from COL and IIT Kanpur
‘Where did MOOCs come from and where should they take us?’
Video: http://youtu.be/9oWKGj17Gp0
20140909 MOOC on MOOCs (Text)
20140909 MOOC on MOOC (Slides)

International Conference on Emerging Technologies in Education and Computer Science, Universidad Da Vinci, Cancun, Mexico, 19 September 2014
‘Open, Distance and Online Learning: A Brief History’
20140919 Cancun (Text)
20140919 Cancun (Slides)

6th International Conference on Quality Assurance in Higher Education in Africa
Bujumbura, Burundi, 15-19 September 2014
‘Quality Assurance in African Higher Education: What focus?’
20140916 GUNI (Text)
20140916 GUNI (Slides)

Alpbach Higher Education Symposium
Alpbach, Austria, 20 August 2014
Session: Times They are a-Changin’ -
How Societal Trends Impact European Universities
‘Can Universities Re-energise Europe?’
20140820 Alpbach 2 (Paper)
20140820 Alpbach Presentation (Text)
20140820 Alpbach 2 (Slides)

Alpbach Higher Education Symposium
Alpbach, Austria, 20 August 2014
Session: Transformation Messages for Universities
‘Prepare for evolution, not revolution!’
20140820 Alpbach 1 (Paper)

Québec: Conseil supérieur de l’éducation
Consultation sur la formation à distance à la Commission de l’enseignement et de la recherche universitaires (CERU)
‘La formation a distance et les universités québecoises
20140808 Quebec CERU Outline
20140808 Quebec CERU (Slides)

Higher Education Summit and Tertiary Tech Leaders’ Summit.
Brisbane, Australia, June 3
‘Post traditional Higher Education: Challenges of diversity and quality’
(co-authored with Stamenka Uvalić-Trumbić)
20140603 Brisbane (Text)
20140603 Brisbane (Slides)

EFQUEL-LINK Forum 2014|
Changing the Trajectory – Quality for Opening up Education
Rethymnon, Crete, Greece: May 8-9
The Recognition of Open Learning – Two Approaches towards Quality and Transparency
‘The CIQG Quality Platform: Background and Context’
(co-authored with Stamenka Uvalić-Trumbić)
20410509 Efquel-Linq Crete (Text)
20140509 Efquel-Linq Crete (Slides)

Symposium: MOOCs in the Arts and Humanities
University of Central Lancashire, Preston, UK. 25 April 2014
Symposium: MOOCs in the Arts and Humanities: Opportunities, Challenges and Implications Across UK Higher Education
‘MOOCs in the Arts and Humanities: What are the issues?’
(co-authored with Stamenka Uvalić-Trumbić)
20140425 Uclan Preston (Text)
20140425 Uclan Preston (Slides)

Globalisation of Higher Education Conference
Dallas, Texas, USA. 24-25 March 2014
‘Cross-Border Higher Education: A Brief History’
co-authored with Stamenka Uvalić-Trumbić)
20140325 Globalisation (Text)
20140325 Globalisation (Slides PDF)
20140325 Globalisation (Slides PPT)

Conservatoire National des Arts et Métiers
« Les MOOC au milieu du gué : opportunités  et menaces d’un modèle à inventer »
le19 mars 2014
‘MOOC, quels modèles économiques? Quelles perspectives?’
20140319 CNAM (Texte)
20140319 CNAM (Diapos)

UWC Robert Bosch College, Freiburg, Germany
Meeting of the Kuratorium, 13 March 2014
‘UWC: The Evolving Reality’
20140313 Robert Bosch UWC (Text)

Open University of Japan – International Symposium
‘Global Trends of Online Teaching and Learning’
7 February 2014
MOOCs: What Will Be Their Legacy?
20140207 Japan OU (Text)
20140207 Japan OU (Slides)

Visit to UWC (United World College) Costa Rica
Meetings of Board and Advisory Council
Regional Forum for National Committees
‘UWC: Growing and Diversifying for the Future’
20140201 UWC CostaRica

Presentations at Ontario Colleges and Universities
(Mohawk College, George Brown College, York University, Algonquin College, Carleton University, University of Ottawa, & the Ontario Undergraduate Students’ Association) 20-23 January 2014
‘Turbulent Times in Higher Education: What Role for Online Learning?’
201400120 Ontario (Powerpoint Slides)
201400120 Ontario (PDF Slides)

CHET Seminar Series
Centre for Policy Studies in Higher Education and Training, University of British Columbia
15 January 2014
‘Higher Education doesn’t do Revolutions!’
(co-authored with Stamenka Uvalić-Trumbić)
20140115 CHET UBC (Text)
20140115 CHET UBC (Slides)

Lecture Series on Global Leadership
Acsenda School of Management, Vancouver, 13 January 2014
‘Leading Higher Education in Turbulent Times’
20140113 Acsenda (Text)
20140113 Acsenda (Slides)

Expert Workshop for Quality Assurance in Cross-Border Higher Education
UNESCO Headquarters, Paris. 16 December 2013
‘Are MOOCs Cross-Border Higher Education and Does their Quality Assurance Matter?by Stamenka Uvalić-Trumbić
20131216 UNESCO SUT (Text)
20131216 UNESCO SUT (Slides)

ECA-NVAO Seminar on MOOCs and External Quality Assurance
NVAO, Parkstraat 28, The Hague, The Netherlands, 11 December 2013
‘MOOCs: a paradigm shift in learning and quality assurance?’
(Co-authored with Stamenka Uvalić-Trumbić)
20131211 The Hague ECA (Text)
20131211 The Hague ECA (Slides)

Entretiens Jacques Cartier
Lyon, les 25 et 26 novembre 2013
‘MOOCs: Comment sortir du labyrinthe’
20131125 Lyon Jacques Cartier (Text)
20131125 Lyon Jacques Cartier (Slides)

Public Lecture, Universiti Teknologi Malaysia
Johor Bahru, 19 November 2013
‘The Future of Massive Open Online Courses (MOOCs) in Education’
20131119 UTM (Text)
20131119 UTM (Slides)

Presentation at Taylor’s University, Malaysia
Kuala Lumpur, 18 November 2013
‘Making Sense of MOOCs’
20131118 Taylor’s University (Text)
201
31118 Taylor’s University (Slides)

U-21 Symposium
National Systems of Higher Education: Criteria for Evaluation
Shanghai, China. November 6-7, 2013
‘Rankings of Higher Education Systems: The Challenge of Change’
(Co-authored with Stamenka Uvalić-Trumbić)
20131106 Universitas21 (Text)
20131106 Universitas21 (Slides)

Launch of the Open Educational Resource university
Kamloops, BC, Canada
Launch of the OERu, November 1, 2013
‘OERu: What does it Mean?
20131101 OERu Launch Ceremony

Launch seminar, October 31, 2013
‘OERs and MOOCs in a time of economic crisis’
(Co-authored with Stamenka Uvalić-Trumbić)
20131101 OERu Launch (Text)
20131101 OERu Launch (Slides)

European Association of Distance Teaching Universities (EADTU)
Annual Conference 2013, Paris, October 24-26
Transition to Open and Online Education in European Universities
Do MOOCs announce a new paradigm for higher education’
(Co-authored with Stamenka Uvalić-Trumbić)
20131024 EADTU (Text)
20131024 EADTU (Slides)

National Universities Commission of Nigeria
Ceremony to mark the 50th Anniversary
Abuja, 22 October 2013
‘Turbulent and Testing Times for Global Higher Education:
Lessons for Nigeria’
20131022 National Universities Commission (Text)
20131022 National Universities Commission (Slides)

Ceremonial Opening of the UWC Maastricht in the presence of
His Majesty King Willem-Alexander
11 October 2013
‘UWC Expanding and Diversifying’
20131011 UWC Maastricht Opening (Text)

The VI International GUIDE Conference
The Global Economic Crisis and its impact on national education systems:
Can online education help overcome the crisis?
Athens, Greece – 2-3 October, 2013
Theme 3: Higher Education in a TIme of Economic Crisis
‘OER and MOOCs in a time of economic crisis’
(Co-authored with Stamenka Uvalić-Trumbić)
20131003 GUIDE Conference (Text)
20131003 GUIDE Conference (Slides)

European Foundation for Quality in eLearning (EFQUEL)
EFQUEL Innovation Forum 2013, Barcelona 26-27 September 2013
‘Refocusing Quality of eLearning’
(co-authored with Stamenka Uvalić-Trumbić)
20130926 EFQUEL (Text)
20130926 EFQUEL (Slides)

Eighth European Conference on Technology-Enhanced Learning
Paphos, Cyprus, 17-21 September 2013
‘Making Sense of MOOCs: The Evolution of Online Learning in HIgher Education’
(co-authored with Stamenka Uvalić-Trumbić)
20130919 EcTel Cyprus (Text)
20130919 EcTel Cyprus (Slides)

Address to the Women’s Canadian Club
Montreal, 16 September 2013
‘Open Learning Transforming Our World’
20130916 Women’s Canadian Club Montreal

Signing of an Agreement between Peking University and the DeTao Masters Academy,
Beijing, 25 July 2013
Remarks by Sir John Daniel, Education Master
20130725 PKU DeTao (Text)

Open University of China
Video introduction to course on Online Learning
Recorded in Beijing, 24 July 2013
20130724 OUC (Text of video) 

Journées du eLearning, Lyon, les 27 et 28 juin 2013
‘La qualité produite par tous: l’Open Education
(co-authored with Stamenka Uvalić-Trumbić)
20130627 Lyon Journées eLearning (Text)
20130627 Lyon Journées eLearning (Slides) 

Worldviews Conference, Toronto, 19-21 June 2013
Global Trends in Media and HIgher Education
‘MOOCs, Media and the Democratisation of Higher Education
20130621 Worldviews (Text)
20130621 Worldviews (Slides) 

LINC Conference, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, 17 June 2013
‘MOOCs: What lies beyond the Trough of Disillusionment?’
20130617 MIT LINC (Text)
20130617 MIT LINC (Slides)

State College, PA, USA
Pennsylvania State University
The COIL Fischer Lecture, 14 June 2013
‘Where are MOOCs taking Higher Education?’
20130614 Penn State (Text)
20130614 Penn State (Slides)

London, UK
Universities UK Conference on:
‘Open and online learning: Making the most of MOOCs and other models
16 May 2013
‘How will Online Learning Climb the Slope of Enlightenment?’
20130516 Universities UK (Text)
20130516 Universities UK (Slides)

Flekke, Norway
UWC – Red Cross Nordic
29 April 2013
Address to the Council and the College community:
‘Let’s Walk the Talk!’
20130429 Red Cross Nordic UWC

Legon, Accra, Ghana
University of Ghana
19 April 2013
Acceptance address by Representative of Honorary Graduates:
‘Golden Pillars’
20130419 University of Ghana Honorary Degree Convocation

Canterbury, New Zealand
University of Canterbury
May 2013
Video by Stamenka Uvalić-Trumbić & Sir John Daniel:
‘Three Key Uncertainties in Higher Education’
20130409 Canterbury Uncertainty (Text)
20130409 Canterbury Uncertainties (Slides)
Video: http://vimeo.com/63695959 (password = 3key)
Beijiing Middle School 101 – DeTao Masters Academy
Beijing, China25 March 2013
Special Lecture by Stamenka Uvalić-Trumbić & Sir John Daniel:
‘Two Global Nomads Talk about Education’
20130325 Beijing Middle School 101 (Text)
20130325 Beijing Middle School 101 (Slides)

Shanghai, China
Tongji University – DeTao Masters Academy
22 March 2013

Special Lecture by Stamenka Uvalić-Trumbić & Sir John Daniel:
‘Diversity and Quality in HIgher Education’
20130322 Tongji University (Text)
20130322 Tongji University (Slides)

Beijing, China
Peking University – DeTao Masters Academy
15 March 2013

Special Lecture by Stamenka Uvalić-Trumbić:
‘Turbulent Times for Higher Education: Implications for Qualifications’
20130315 PKU Lecture SUT (Text)
20130315 PKU Lecture SUT (Slides)

Cardiff, Wales
UWC (United World College) Congress
21-23 February 2013

Opening Remarks
“Impact: Why this is theme of our Congress -
The Challenge of Defining and Measuring Impact’
20130221 UWC Congress Impact (Text)

Panel Discussion
‘To grow or not to grow: What are the realities of growth for UWC?’
12130222 UWC Congress Growth (Text)

Toowoomba, Australia
Seminar at the University of Southern Queensland
7 February 2013

Address:
Higher Education Futures: Keeping an Open Mind
by Sir John Daniel & Stamenka Uvalić-Trumbić
20130207 USQ (Text)
20130207 USQ (Slides)

Sydney, Australia
2013 Summit of the Open and Distance Learning Association of Australia
3-6 February 2013

Opening Keynote Address
Education Across Space and Time
by Sir John Daniel
20130204 ODLAA (Text)
20130204 ODLAA (Slides)

Washington DC, USA
Council of Higher Education Accreditation
Annual Meeting of the International Quality Group
31 January 2013

Address to the conference:
The Open Education Movement: Challenges and Opportunities for Quality Assurance
by Stamenka Uvalić-Trumbić & Sir John Daniel
20130131 CIQG (Text)
20130131 CIQG (Slides)

Dhaka, Bangladesh
international Conference on Tertiary Education: Realities and Challenges
18-20 January 2013, Daffodil University

Keynote address:
Turbulent Times in Tertiary Education: Lessons for Bangladesh
(Co-authored with Stamenka Uvalić-Trumbić)
130118 Daffodil (Text)
130118 Daffodil (Slides)

Pearson UWC (United World College)
Victoria, British Columbia
8 January 2013

Address to the College:
What is International Development?
20130108 UWC Pearson (Text)
20130108 UWC Pearson (Slides)

Guadalajara, Mexico
XX Encuentro Internacional de Educacion a Distancia
26-29 November 2012

Keynote address:
Collaboration and Networking: The Role of Open Educational Resources (OER)
20121126 Guadalajara Mexico (Text)
20121126 Guadalajara Mexico (Slides)

UNESCO-UNEVOC, Bonn, Germany
International Forum on The Role of the UNEVOC Network in Transforming TVET for a Sustainable Future.
14-16 November 2012

Keynote address:
Technical and Vocational Education and Training for Sustainable Development
20121116 UNESCO-UNEVOC (Text)
20121116 UNESCO-UNEVOC (Slides)

UNESCO International Institute for Technologies in Education, Moscow
Conference:
“ICT in Education – Pedagogy, Educational Resources and Quality Assurance”

Presentation to the 2nd Ministerial Round Table
IITE Concept Note for Ministers (Text)
IITE Concept Note for Ministers (Slides)

Keynote speech
ICT and Open Education
(Co-presented with Stamenka Uvalić-Trumbić)
20121114 Moscow Open (Text)
20121114 Moscow Open (Slides 1)
20121114 Moscow Open (Slides 2)
20121114 Moscow Open (Slides 3)

Parallel Session 2 (eLearning, Open and Distance Education)
Open Educational Resources: The Coming of Age of ICT in Education
(Co-presented with Stamenka Uvalić-Trumbić).
2021113 MoscowIITE OER (Text)
2021113 MoscowIITE OER (Slides)

Statement for Ministerial Round Table 2.
Bridging the Quality Gap in Education through Open Educational Resources”
2012113 IITE Concept Note 

Open University of China
Induction as Senior Consultant and Member of the Advisory Committee
Developments in Open, Distance and eLearning
(presented with Stamenka Uvalić-Trumbić)
20121026 Open University of China (text)
20121026 Open University of China (slides)

UWC (United World Colleges)
UWC Council and Board Meetings
Remarks to the UWC Council Meeting, Montezuma, New Mexico
20121020 UWC Remarks

UWC (United World Colleges)
Celebration of the 50th Anniversary, Vancouver
Celebrating with an Eye to the Future
20121016 UWC Vancouver (Text)

Address to the Higher Education Academy, London
New Horizons and Institutional Strategies
Open Educational Resources: A Global Perspective
(presented with Stamenka Uvalić-Trumbić).
20121004 HEA London (Text)
20121004 HEA London (Slides)

Fellow of the Korea National Open University
Research paper, video script and speeches

Research paper
Making Sense of MOOCs: Musings in a Maze of Myth, Paradox and Possibility
20120925 MOOCs paper

Professor Taerim Lee interviews Sir John Daniel (script and slides of video)
From Mega-universities to MOOCs
20120927 Script of video interview
20120927 Slides to accompany video interview

At Korea University:
What are MOOCs and will they change higher education?
(Co-authored with Stamenka Uvalić-Trumbić)
20120926 Korea University MOOCs (Text)
20120926 Korea University MOOCs (Slides)

To a seminar with KNOU staff:
What you need to know about Open Educational Resources.
20120924 KNOU OER Seminar (Text)
20120924 KNOU OER Seminar (Slides)

At the Ehwa Womans University:
Education for the Future: What role for Educational Technology in a Women’s University?
20120920 Ehwa Womans University (text)
20120920 Ehwa Woman’s University (Slides)

At Seoul National University:
Computers in Education: Dreams, Disappointment and Disruption.
20120919 Seoul National University (Text)
20120919 Seoul National University (Slides)

To the Forum celebrating the 40th anniversary of KNOU:
What role for Open Universities when eLearning becomes universal?
20120917 KNOU Forum (Text)
20120917 KNOU Forum (Slides)

To the eLearning Korea 2012 Conference:
Open Educational Resources: The Coming of Age of ICT in Education? (co-authored with Stamenka Uvalić-Trumbić)
20120912 Korea eLearning Conference Text of Keynote address
20120912 Korea eLearning Conference (Slides)

Seminar to the Institute for Distance Education, KNOU:
Open Universities: What roles?
20120910 IDE Seminar at KNOU (Slides)
20120910 IDE Seminar Questions

World Open Educational Resources Congress, Paris, June 19-22, 2012

Summary of the 6 Regional Policy Forums (with Stamenka Uvalic-Trumbic)
20120621 OER CONGRESS Summary of 6 Regional Policy Forums (Text)
20120621 OER Congress: Summary of 6 Regional Policy Forums (Slides)

Introductory comments:
Setting the Context for the World OER Congress
20120620 OER Congress Context
20120620 OER Congress Setting Context (Slides)

Farewell Dinner – Commonwealth of Learning
After dinner remarks:
A thrilling odyssey
20120607 Farewell Dinner COL

Learned Societies Conference, Waterloo, Ontario
Address to the Canadian Societies for the Study of Education, Higher Education and Adult Education:
Education for Democracy

20120529 Education for Democracy
20120529 Education for Democracy (slides) 



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