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Friday, July 18 • 11:45am - 12:50pm
Designing for Online & Blended Courses

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While learning management systems like Moodle and Blackboard are still popular choices for facilitating online and augmented courses, these systems are being challenged by 'small-tools-loosely-joined' approaches to instructional design. This workshop will outline various pedagogical approaches used to construct learning environments based on freely available or low-cost tools. Participants will learn the ins and outs of some of the most common and powerful tools while coming to understand the pedagogical frameworks afforded by distributed learning environment design. Both closed and open models of learning will be explored throughout 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 →

Friday July 18, 2014 11:45am - 12:50pm
Imperial Ballroom - 2nd Floor

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