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Blending Boundaries: Leading Digital Disruption, Innovation & Equitable Learning

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Thursday, April 6 • 11:45 - 12:30
Multiplying OER Awareness and Use

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OER development is a growing area within K-12 teacher professional learning that addresses educators’ need for flexible learning strategies that are designed, used, contextualized, and shared by practicing teachers. Through the Campus Alberta OER Initiative, a media creation project has created open licensed podcasts and videos that will be offered through Athabasca University’s graduate courses MDDE 622 (Openness in Education) or BOLT 676 module (Systems Theory and Learning), part of the Blended and Online Learning and Teaching (BOLT) initiative. Come, interact, and learn how the content of these media can multiply the thoughtful use of OER.

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Constance Blomgren

Assistant Professor, Athabasca University
K-12 OER and Open Pedagogy. | | As an Assistant Professor in the Centre for Distance Education at Athabasca University, Dr. Connie Blomgren has been the project lead in the Blended and Online Learning and Teaching (BOLT) initiative, a professional learning partnership with the Alberta Distance Learning Centre. As an innovative response to in-service teacher learning needs, BOLT strengthens teachers’ digital competencies and their... Read More →
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Verena Roberts

Learning Specialist - Technology, Rocky View School Division No. 41
Verena Roberts is a Technology for Learning Specialist with Rocky View Schools. She has facilitated or developed a wide range of open networked learning projects with a focus on online and blended learning and open educational resources (OER). Some of her projects include cMOOCS like #Digifoot12, #ETMOOC and Alberta's #OCLMOOC as well as the #Gamified Project. She has consulted with the Edmonton Regional Learning Consortium (ERLC), Michigan... Read More →

Thursday April 6, 2017 11:45 - 12:30

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