Share Paper: Creating Value for Local, Global and Sector Impact: Analyzing and Leveraging the Power of Relationship Networks for Educational Media & Technology

  1. Martha Russell, mediaX at Stanford University, United States
  2. Kaisa Still, VTT, Finland
  3. Neil Rubens, University of Electro-Communications, Japan
  4. Jukka Huhtamäki, Tampere University of Technology, Finland
  5. Rahul Basole, Georgia Institute of Technology, United States
  6. Jarmo Vitelli, University of Tampere, Finland

Abstract: This workshop will provide participants with hands-on teamwork experiences in assessing and building strategies for the introduction of new learning technology companies into regional and global innovation ecosystems. Educational institutions are a wellspring of innovations that are inspiring the creation of new products, services and companies in the learning technologies – social media, software as a service, content curation and distribution, hosting services, on-demand learning, evaluation tools, and instructional support. Networks of investors complement the networks of entrepreneurial innovators and early adopting educators in accelerating the launch of these new initiatives. Talent, information, and financial resources flow through these networked ...