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Summit on Education Technology Strategies for Colleges, Universities & K-12 Schools
April 4, 2016 - April 6, 2016
The sixth annual Summit on Education Technology Strategies for Colleges, Universities & K-12 Schools.
Engage in two days of top programming with specialized tracks and 35+ speakers and 20+ leading institutions from across Canada and around the world. Join this influential conversation and be part of the movement to develop bright, creative and engaged students through technology. Source solutions to your top challenges in education, technology design and implementation.
- Save 25% off the regular registration rate using the VIP code: MSU20
Take away tools to make your classrooms, curriculums and overall learning environments a place where students can excel. Source 10 practical solutions to enhance the teaching and learning experience:
- Data and Analytics: Identify opportunities for feedback and improvement
- Gamification: Add game elements to courses and engage students
- Social Media: Leverage collaborative tools that students want to use
- Coding: Apply it beyond the STEM disciplines
- BYOD and 1:1: Roll out your programs effectively
- Online Learning: Boost enrollment with distance options
- Pedagogy: Ensure your technology of choice enhances learning
- Data Security: Protect student privacy in the cloud era
- 3D Printing: Engage students with participatory learning
Andreas Schleicher, director of the Directorate for Education and Skills, OECD
Greg McLeod, principal, John A. Leslie Public School, TDSB
Jon Dron, associate professor, School of Computing and Information Systems, Athabasca University
Farbod Karimi, chair, Digital Initiatives and Academic Educational Technologies, Algonquin College
Jonathan Obar, assistant professor of communication and digital media studies, UOIT; senior advisor, Wikimedia Foundation’s Wikipedia Education Program
Usha James, director of innovation and development, The Critical Thinking Consortium
Beth Peterson, branch manager, Division of Innovation and Partner Engagement, Kentucky Department of Education
Garth Nichols, director of teaching and learning, Bayview Glen; co-founder of Cohort 21
Don’t miss out on the PRE-CONFERENCE WORKSHOPS on April 4, 2016:
Workshop A: Rolling Out a One-to-One Program to Enhance Learning. Topics will include assessing the costs, IT support, working with technology suppliers, training educators and gaining organizational support.
Workshop B: Professional Development to Improve Technology Use. Topics will include improving the technology literacy of faculty, creating a culture of support for technology initiatives, leveraging the skills of tech-knowledgable educators, ensuring that technology supports pedagogy and applying a bottom-up approach to professional development.
View a free copy of the brochure and agenda: http://www.educationtechnologysummit.com/attending/download-brochure/
Audiences: General Public, College of Education Faculty, Staff, and Students