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Thursday, October 26 • 14:15 - 15:15
Empowering Learners in Online Environments

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This presentation is centred on examining the art of online teaching through the lens of the learner in a rapidly changing world. We will share and discuss the importance of teacher as learner, strategies to leverage innovation and stimulate student engagement in online learning spaces.  Research results gathered through the various projects and educator reflections will be shared. Based on our experiences in designing, delivering and reflecting upon each project, we will advocate for:
- Deeper Learning in the online environment
- Inquiry questions to deepen critical thinking
- Leveraging collaboration in the online learning space
- Developing and leveraging a Personal Learning Network
- Virtual connections
- Real-world context for authentic learning
The presentation includes examples of current projects are well documented and research backed.  


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Alison Bullock

Digital Literacy Support Teacher, Waterloo Region District School Board
Technology Coach; Collaborative project innovator; former French Immersion classroom teacher .
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Mark W. Carbone

Educator, Consultant, retired CIO
After a 35 year career with the Waterloo Region District School Board, Mark is now working as an independent consultant in the education and technology sectors. His experience includes serving in a variety of roles: Chief Information Officer, IT Manager, ICT consultant, secondary... Read More →

Thursday October 26, 2017 14:15 - 15:15 MDT