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Professional Development

Online Learning Opportunities

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Would you like to understand more about how to design your classes to make better use of educational technology? There are professional development opportunities that you can engage in from your home computer.

OLCOnline Learning Consortium - OLC Institute for Professional Development

The OLC Institute for Professional Development offers virtual learning opportunities for educators at any stage of their online teaching career.

Developed and facilitated by subject matter experts and thought leaders from the field, OLC offerings are designed to model best practices, promote engagement, and encourage practical application into daily teaching and leadership practices.

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OLCThe University of New South Wales - Learning to Teach Online

This course is designed to help existing educators establish or improve their own online or blended teaching practices, and is suitable for all teachers in higher education, elementary, college, vocational or private education. There is no requirement for participants to possess prior knowledge or experience of online teaching practices or related technologies.

The Learning to Teach Online (LTTO) MOOC will help you develop a working understanding of successful online teaching strategies that you can apply in your own practice. The course is based upon the multi award winning open educational resource developed by Dr. Simon McIntyre and Karin Watson.

Course created by UNSW Australia (The University of New South Wales) and offered through coursera.

 

Education Conferences and Events

Upcoming conferences and events - Canadian as well as international. If you are looking to push the boundries of what is possible in the classroom, here are some resources to get you started.

June 26th - 30th, 2018

SITE 2018 in Washington, DC

March 26th - 30th, 2018, Washington, DC
Call for Papers: October 16, 2017

the 29th annual conference of the Society for Information Technology and Teacher Education. This society represents individual teacher educators and affiliated organizations of teacher educators in all disciplines, who are interested in the creation and dissemination of knowledge about the use of information technology in teacher education and faculty/staff development. SITE is a society of the Association for the Advancement of Computing in Education (AACE).

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June 25th - 29th, 2018

EdMedia + Innovate 2018 Conference

June 25th - 29th, 2018, Amsterdam
Call for Papers: January 30, 2018

EdMedia + Innovate Learning, the premier international conference in the field since 1987, spans all disciplines and levels of education attracting researchers and practitioners in the field from 70+ countries.

This annual conference offers a forum for the discussion and exchange of research, development, and applications on all topics related to Innovation and Education.

EdMedia + Innovate Learning is an international conference organized by the Association for the Advancement of Computing in Education

October 25th - 27th, 2017

Devlearn 2017 Conference and Expo

October 25th - 27th, 2017, Las Vegas

Discover the latest in cutting-edge technologies and approaches of today, and prepare yourself for what’s coming. You’ll have the opportunity to join your community in the conversations that are shaping what’s next for learning. The future is here, and at DevLearn 2017 you’ll gain the tools and knowledge you need to put the evolving landscape of learning technologies into the context of your own organization, for today and tomorrow.

October 17th - 20th, 2017

E-Learn 2017E-Learn 2017

October 17th - 20th, 2017 2017, Vancouver, BC

The Association for the Advancement of Computing in Education (AACE), founded in 1981, is an international, not-for-profit, educational organization with the mission of advancing Information Technology in Education and E-Learning research, development, learning, and its practical application. AACE serves the profession with international conferences, high quality publications, leading-edge Digital Library, Career Center, and other opportunities for professional growth.

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June 20th - 22nd, 2017

FocusOn Learning 2017

June 20th - 22nd, 2017, San Diego, California

The world of learning and performance is constantly evolving. The dynamic nature of our industry demands an event that keeps up with where learning and technology are going. FocusOn Learning 2017 Conference & Expo specifically targets the trends and technologies that are changing our approaches to training.

Join the conversation as we focus on the trends that are changing the future of learning!

April 11th and 12th, 2017

7th Annual Summit on Educational Technology Strategies

Tuesday April 11th and Wednesday April 12th 2017, Toronto Marriott Downtown Eaton Centre Hotel, Toronto, ON

Take away comprehensive insights into student and faculty engagement, apps, gamification, virtual reality, social media, and more from this event featuring specialized tracks for innovators in K-12 schools, colleges and universities.

This is Canada’s biggest Education Technology conference! Register now to ensure you take the lead to transform student learning.

May 4th and 5th, 2017

Leveling the Learning Landscape: MADLaT Conference 2017

May 4th and 5th Université de Saint-Boniface 200, de la Cathédrale Ave., Winnipeg, MB.

Join us for another engaging conference as MADLaT 2017 hosts an interdisciplinary forum for educators, trainers and technology specialists involved in technology-enabled teaching, training and learning.

The key focus for this year’s conference is creating and improving access to, within and between learning environments.

There will also be sessions focused on envisioning the future of access and educational technology’s impact on creating and improving accessibility. Policy and research discussion of the current and future trends that impact leaders and professionals in academia and industry will also be highlighted.​

April 5th - 7th, 2017

Online Learning Consortium: OLC Innovate Conference

April 5th -7th, 2017 The Sheraton New Orleans Hotel New Orleans, LA

With the outstanding efforts of OLC and MERLOT, our program team has made it their focus to create a lineup of offerings that highlight the innovators and thought leaders inspiring us locally and globally. We’ve intentionally created both the space and time for collaboration and reflection, with special session types that honor the importance of our interconnectedness as educators, to include:

  • Research Highlights and Trends in Innovation
  • Solution Design Summit
  • Innovation Lab and the Innovation Installation
  • Career Forum Roundtables
  • HBCU Summit

The virtual option provides institutions the opportunity to register an UNLIMITED number of faculty and staff to participate in the conference virtually!