[Portfolio] Sakai Showcase Webinar: "The Future of Sakai" on Jun 25, 2014 3:00-4:00PM EDT (12:00-1:00PM PDT)

Wilma Hodges wilma at longsight.com
Mon Jun 16 11:40:47 PDT 2014

Please join us for this month's Sakai Showcase Webinar! Registration is
free and open to the public. We encourage you to forward this invitation to
colleagues who may also be interested in attending.

*"The Future of Sakai" on Jun 25, 2014 3:00-4:00PM EDT (12:00-1:00PM PDT)*

Register for the event at:


Presenter: Dr. Charles R. Severance

Join us for insight and discussion about where Sakai is headed.

Charles is a Clinical Associate Professor and teaches in the School of
Information at the University of Michigan. He also works with the IMS
Global Learning Consortium promoting and developing standards for teaching
and learning technology. He also works for Longsight as Sakai Chief
Strategist. Previously he was the Executive Director of the Sakai
Foundation and the Chief Architect of the Sakai Project.

Charles teaches two popular MOOCs to students worldwide on the Coursera
platform: Internet History, Technology, and Security and Programming for
Everybody and is a long-time advocate of open educational resources to
empower teachers.

Charles is the editor of the Computing Conversations column in IEEE
Computer magazine that features a monthly article and video interview of a
computing pioneer. Charles is the author of the book, "Sakai: Building an
Open Source Community" that describes the early days of the open source
Sakai project. Charles is also the author of the book, "Using Google App
Engine" from O'Reilly and Associates and the book "Python for Informatics:
Exploring Information". He also wrote the O'Reilly book titled, "High
Performance Computing". Charles has a background in standards including
serving as the vice-chair for the IEEE Posix P1003 standards effort and
edited the Standards Column in IEEE Computer Magazine from 1995-1999.

Charles is active in media as a hobby, he has co-hosted several television
shows including "Nothin but Net" produced by MediaOne and a nationally
televised program about the Internet called "Internet:TCI". Charles
appeared for over 10 years as an expert on Internet and Technology as a
co-host of a live call-in radio program on the local Public Radio affiliate

Chuck's hobbies include off-road motorcycle riding, karaoke and playing

Charles has a B.S., M.S., and Ph.D. in Computer Science from Michigan State

After registering, you will receive a confirmation email containing
information about joining the webinar.

Also, if you missed any of our previous webinars, recordings are available
on YouTube:  https://www.youtube.com/SakaiCLE

Webinar series information is also available at:

*Wilma Hodges*
Director of Training & eLearning Initiatives
wilma at longsight.com
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