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Mohali, India

Conversation with Nikhil Goyal, “Reforming the Education System”

29 Mar

2013 10:00 AM (CST)

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About the class

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This webinar is hosted in English

Conversation with Nikhil Goyal about involving students in the educational reforms


Nikhil Goyal





Dr. Nellie Deutsch
Dr. Nellie Deutsch




About Nikhil Goyal
“For 16 years of people lives they are being boxed up in a system where they are never asked what they like to do and what their passions are. This needs to change.”- Nikhil Goyal

Named one of the "World Changers" for Dell #Inspire100, this 17-year-old high school student is an international speaker who has authored One Size Does Not Fit All: A Student's Assessment of School (Alternative Education Resource Organization). The book has appeared in journals such as The New York Times, The Wall Street Journal, The Washington Post, The Globe and Mail, Huffington Post etc.

Unlike most high school students focussing on athletics, academics, and socializing, Nikhil Goyal aims at starting a Learning Revolution movement to shake up the American education system.


About Dr. Nellie Deutsch
Nellie holds a Doctor of Education (Ed.D) in educational leadership specializing in curriculum & instruction and is an E-Learning Professional Development Specialist. She is on the Computer-Assisted Language Learning Interest Group (CALL-IS) Steering Committee at Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages (TESOL.) International Organization and on the program coordinator for World Association for Distance Education (WAOE).

Nellie is passionate about Moodle and trains teachers to use Moodle as teachers and as teacher administrators worldwide both online and face-to-face. She is the founder of Integrating Technology for Active Lifelong Learning (IT4ALL), an online informal network of volunteers that provides free and low-cost professional development workshops for educators around the world. The hands-on workshops help teachers learn to integrate technology into blended and fully online classes for private and public courses.

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Mohali, India

Dr. Deutsch earned her doctorate in education and educational leadership with a specialization in curriculum and instruction from the University of Phoenix from the School of Advanced Studies. Her dissertation research was published on Amazon) focused on instructor experiences with integrating technology in blended learning contexts in higher education around the world. Dr. Deutsch is internationally known as a transformative leader, community builder, an expert in educational technology, leader in providing online professional development courses, and mentor for educators worldwide.

Dr. Deutsch is the founder of Integrating Technology for Active Lifelong Learning (IT4ALL), an online informal network that provides free professional development workshops for educators around the world. Dr. Deutsch is also founder and current coordinator of the annual Connecting Online (CO09-CO13) for Instruction and Learning and Moodlemoot (MMVC11- MMVC13) free online conferences. She also provides course design and online facilitation on Moodle for Teacher (M4T) courses for teachers and administrators at Atlantic University, COL, and other organizations around the world.

href="http://www.nelliemuller.com/WebQuestsbyNellieDeutsch.htm">WebQuests, Professional Electronic Portfolios (Mahara), web 2.0 tools, blogs, social networks, and wikis. She follows a relationship-based collaborative active learning approach to instruction and learning. Her experiential humanitarian approach to instruction and learning has earned her the respect of educators around the globe and attracted her to healthy living and healing. She's an accredited PAIRS (Practical Application of Intimate Relationship Skills), conflict resolution, and Reiki practitioner. She practices and teaches Mindfulness Meditation and the Alexander Technique.

Dr. Deutsch has written chapters in books on the use of technology and research (

Dr. Deutsch volunteers a great deal of her services. She is on the steering committee for Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages (TESOL) Computer Assisted Language Learning Interest Section (CALL-IS). She is also on the board of directors for the World Association for Online Education (WAOE) as the program coordinator.  She also promotes free online education worldwide by providing free professional development courses to educators in Africa and underdeveloped countries.