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Tuesday, June 21 • 14:45 - 15:45
PRE-CON.B.07 - 5 Ways to Move Beyond the Traditional LMS using Edtech

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Technology in education continues to transform our teaching and learning practices; and with that comes the increasing pressure of faculty adapting to emerging technology and embracing the ubiquitous possibilities it offers. In this session, participants will learn about applying innovative and cutting edge technology tools that can be used to move learning beyond the traditional Learning Management Systems we use in Higher Education. The result is improved academic performance of students, an engaged community that connects students and faculty, and a 21st-century learning experience that paves the way to life-long learning.

Come to a session that will focus on exploring five student-centered pedagogical practices that encourage interdependent learning skills through revolutionizing student engagement and interaction with course content through the purposeful integration of educational technology. Explore current trends that move learning beyond the classroom walls while creating a community of learning that focuses on student autonomy and choice. You will leave this session with a wealth of platforms and tools that can:


  • Amplify student engagement and enhance the holistic learning experience

  • Innovate teaching through expanding learning beyond the classroom walls

  • Use specific strategies and free tools that are easily accessible

  • Strengthen a learner-centered community


Presenters
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Dina Moati

Faculty Development Consultant, Sheridan College
Dina Moati is a Professor and a Faculty Development Consultant at Centre for Teaching and Learning/Sheridan College. She has extensive experience of using edtech and incorporating tools that implement UDL. Dina believes in the core value and right of each person to have the opportunity to realize his/her fullest potential through enhancement of strengths and empowerment to reach goals.


Tuesday June 21, 2016 14:45 - 15:45
M3039 Fanshawe College

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