AnnotatED With Hypothesis at OLC Accelerate Live! 2019

By Nate Angell | 18 November, 2019

The Hypothesis icon and wordmark above the microphone in the OLC Live logo.As a part of our continuing series of AnnotatED events, Hypothesis participated in OLC Live, the free online virtual conference that ran parallel with the OLC Accelerate 2019 conference in Orlando, Florida, USA. Educators and others joined us online for 4 days of sessions focused on themes of openness and online education.

There was a lot happening during OLC Accelerate. Below are some of the events that specifically featured Hypothesis annotation. Visit the full OLC Live schedule to see all the events that happened as a part of OLC Accelerate 2019.

Tuesday, 19 November 2019

Online International Summit

This free, fully-online virtual conference will both span the globe and all time zones. Inviting teams of designers, educators and online learning practitioners to come together representing each continent (minus Antarctica!), these 1-hour sessions will explore the theme of OPENNESS. Each session will include a short provocation and then a collaborative activity involving annotation, with the findings compiled into a white paper where all contributors will be listed as authors. Join us as we capture the spirit of the global conversation on open education.

  • 8:30–9:30am ET — Session 1: Asia with Katsuke Shigeta
  • 10:00–11:00am ET — Session 2: Africa with Dhanjay Jhurry and Maha Bali
  • 11:30–12:30pm ET — Session 3: Europe with Frank de Langen
  • 1:00–2:00pm ET — Session 4: South America with Tel Amiel
  • 2:30–3:30pm ET — Session 5: North America with Terry Greene and Robin DeRosa
  • 7:45–8:45pm ET — Session 6: Australia, New Zealand and the Pacific Islands with Johanna Funk and Sara Lambert (and maybe Kate Bowles)

Wednesday, 20 November 2019

Intergalactic Design Battle

Get inspired with a friendly (yet fierce!) competition of epic awesomeness that is the Intergalactic Design Battle! Join us as teams from around the world create a solution to a design challenge á la shows Iron Chef and Chopped.

Thursday, 21 November 2019

Virtual Speed Networking Lounge: Annotation

2:00-3:00pm ET

Do you have #FOMO (fear of missing out) over the coffee breaks and informal connections from the face-to-face conference? Connect with other virtual participants in between sessions in the OLC Live Virtual Lounge with conversations on topics sparked by the presentations at the conference.

Intergalactic Escape Room

3:45–4:45pm ET

Think you’ve got what it takes to solve your way out of a sticky situation? Well then jump right in and put your mad skills for annotation and more to the test in this virtual version of supreme fun, including. You’ll have only 20 minutes to solve your way out of this conundrum and bring a critical repair pack up to the Space Station. The event begins at 3:45pm and ends at 4:45pm. You can enter the room at any time after 3:45pm, but to play, you must enter the room no later than 4:20pm. After that, you’re invited to join in on the after party for the escape artists.

Friday, 22 November 2019

Space Station Salon with Remi Kalir

10:30–11:15am ET

Led by Angela Andromeda and Clark OV Saturn, join your hosts in the future from the OLC Space Station in the year 2525, where they will host chats with special guests themed around the future of online education. In Friday’s salon, Remi Kalir will lead a discussion on open educational practices, including the power of annotation in a variety of educational contexts.

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