Reinventing the Business of Education, Moderated by Ron Fredericks

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Video Presentation
Mr. Fredericks, the technologist behind the vision and development of LectureMaker’s Cross-Domain eLearning Video Platform, moderates a lecture – with standing room only – on the Stanford campus from speakers on the topic of reinventing the business of education.

Presenters

  • Ron Fredericks, CTO at International Contact, Inc. – An example of reusing video components across multiple data stores (or silos) to present new lectures with LectureMaker’s Cross-Domain eLearning Video Platform. This is the same video platform being used to present this video,
  • Pat McKeague, Owner of XYZ Textbooks and MathTV.com –  Goals for a canvas.net math course (integrating participation from Pat’s text book publishing company): Examples include methods to integrate poetry, art, and mathematics.
  • Damon Sicore, Vice President of Engineering, Wikimedia Foundation – The Edmodo K-12 Platform: Examples include the positive effect in teachers networking with each other.
  • Dr. Bruce ClemensWalter B. Reinhold Professor at Stanford University – His results (sometimes hilarious) in flipping course material into two MOOC platforms within the Stanford Engineering Department.

About Ron Fredericks

Ron Fredericks is the Chief Technology Officer (CTO) for International Contact, Inc. He leads office and language service performance improvement and new revenue opportunities with online platform and network technologies. His technology skill set includes many years of open source software development, architecture design, quick prototyping, project/product management, operating system development, compiler development, debugger development, component reuse, network protocols, new media streaming, real-time performance, embedded systems, mobile apps, power engineering, and countless application development projects. Ron is also a business developer, video and animation artist, public speaker, eLearning platform developer, and independent optical biophysics research in optical Macro/Biomolecular behavior. Ron currently holds awards in web platform design, business development, and biophysics patents that have each made a disruptive difference in social networking and pharmacology. LinkedIn Profile: https://www.linkedin.com/in/ronfredericks
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