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Welcome to the EdTechRVA 2017 conference schedule.  EdTechRVA is organized by GRAETC as a VSTE affiliate, and in partnership with VCU and Longwood University. 

PLEASE NOTE:  Using this tool to mark your personal scheduling preferences does not reserve a seat for marked sessions, nor does it register you for the conference.  

We do not plan to have paper programs available on site.
 If you would like a printed program, select the printer icon to the right to print a personal copy.  

Session Evalutions - Please complete an evaluation on each breakout session you attend.  An overall conference evaluation will be sent via email the day after the conference.

EdTechRVA 2017 is held in a public space, therefore we do not prohibit participants, exhibitors, sponsors, or news organizations from photographing conference activities. GRAETC, Longwood University, VCU, and VSTE reserve the right to use images taken at the Conference with your photograph and/or likeness on social media and/or in future marketing materials. We are NOT responsible for individual attendee’s use of your image or likeness.  
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William Rankin

Unfold Learning
Designer, researcher, & thought-leader in constructionist learning
USA
Dr William Rankin is an educational theorist, designer, speaker, and consultant with experience in higher education, Fortune 500 companies, small tech startups, and private consulting. He has worked with governments, educational organizations, and companies to develop and further innovative teaching and learning. An early champion of using mobile technologies for learning, he is a recognized authority on learner-centric and project-based learning and on using real-world experiences for learning.

In 2016, Rankin co-founded the Unfold Learning group to help schools and companies leverage the “cubic learning” model developed during his work at Abilene Christian University and Apple, and the “follow/tinker/play/share” constructionist learning approach developed for the Learning-by-Making Collective.

Rankin served as global Director of Learning at Apple from 2013–16, and previously, worked for 24 years as Professor of English, Director of Educational Innovation, and Honors College Fellow at Abilene Christian University.

My Presenters Sessions

Wednesday, March 8
 

9:00am EST