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Monday, July 14 • 8:00am - 12:00pm
Introduction to Personal Learning Networks & Connected Learning LIMITED

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Social Networking services often get the bad rap of 'time-wasters' or distractors. Yet, there are many social networks built upon passion, kindness, transparency, sharing, and collaboration. This session will explore these positive human networks as they apply to educators. Participants will learn how educator networks are transforming practice through the development of Personal Learning Networks. They will learn the most commonly used tools and techniques to support teaching and learning through social media. And, perhaps most importantly, participants will leave with the capability to extend and enhance their learning about this vital topic beyond the duration of the workshop.

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Alec Couros

Professor of Educational Technology and Media at the Faculty of Education, University of Regina
Dr. Alec Couros is an Associate Professor of educational technology and media at the Faculty of Education, University of Regina. He has given hundreds of workshops and presentations, nationally and internationally, on topics such as openness in education, networked learning, social media in education, digital citizenship, and critical media literacy. His graduate and undergraduate courses help current and future educators understand how to use... Read More →


Monday July 14, 2014 8:00am - 12:00pm
Beacon Hill - 4th Floor Boston Park Plaza

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