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Ed Tech Week

Dawson Education Technology Week 2015
March 23-27, 2014

Lineup to be announced soon!

Dawson Education Technology Week 2014
March 24-28, 2014

Register for the various events here.
Register before March 21st for a chance to win a prize!

Monday, March 24th (5B.13)

12:00 – 1:00 p.m. (Bring your own lunch)
The Future of Learning at Dawson: Face-to-Face, Hybrid and Online
Animators: Chantale Giguere (Dawson Faculty) and Ryan Moon (TIPSA-MELS)

2:00 – 3:00 p.m. (5B.4)
E-Learning at Dawson Workshop
Chantale Giguere

Tuesday, March 25th (5B.13)

12:00 -1:00 p.m. (Bring your own lunch)
Spark Discussion in Your Classroom (Rountable Discussion)
Animators: Rob Cassidy (Dawson OID & Faculty & Norm Spatz (ProfWeb)

2:00 – 3:00 p.m. (5B.4)
Peer Instruction & Clickers Workshop
Rob Cassidy

Wednesday, March 26th (5B.13)

12:00 – 1:00 p.m. (Bring your own lunch)
Exploring Active Learning: Benefits & Challenges
Animators: Elizabeth Charles (Dawson Faculty) and Paulette Cake (CCDMD)

2:00 – 3:00 p.m. (3F.36, 3F.37)
Visiting the ALC Workshop
Liz Charles, The Active Learning Community of Practice

Thursday, March 27th (5B.13)

12:00 – 1:00 p.m. (Bring your own lunch)
Playing to Learn: Gamify your Class!
Animators: Shawn Bell (Dawson Faculty & Rafael Scapin (OID)

2:00 – 3:00 p.m. (5B.4)
An Introduction to Gamification
Shawn Bell


Friday, March 28th, Conrod’s (2F.4)

12:00 – 1:00 p.m. (Lunch will be provided)
The Brave New World of Educational Technology: Why Things Will change in Education during the Next Decade

Dr. Claude Martel

Claude holds a Ph.D. in Educational Technology from Concordia University and is a well-established practitioner and educator in the training and edcuation Canadian community. He has been in the forefront in the development of Human Peformance Technology practices and the implementation of distance education technology in large corporation and educational institutions.

He is a founding member and former President of multiple training and education association, like the eLearning Alliance and the Quebec chapter of the Canadican Society of Training and Development (CSTD) and he is the current chairman of the Canadian eLearning Enterprise Alliance (CeLEA), the national association of E-Learning producer.

In addition, he has managed over 60 projects and has implemented HR, communication and training technologies solutions in over 30 large organizations.

Dawson Educational Technology Week 2013
February 25 – March 1, 2013

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Monday, February 25th (5B.16)

12:00 – 1:00 p.m. (Bring your own lunch)
Opening – Keynote # 1:
“Online, Hybrid and Present: The Future of Learning”

Dr. Arshad Ahmad, Concordia University

Tuesday, February 26th (Boardroom)

12:00 – 1:00 p.m. (Bring your own lunch)
Round Table:
MOOCs (Massive, Open, Online Courses): Talk about large classes!

Rafael Scapin (OID) & Paulette Cake (CCDMD)

NoteAll events will be broadcasted live through VIA.

Keynote Speaker: Dr. Arshad Ahmad

Arshad Ahmad’s current teaching and research interests are in Accelerated Learning Designs, Conceptual Change, Teaching Philosophies and Excellence in Teaching.

He is the President of the Society for Teaching and Learning in Higher Education www.stlhe.ca and Vice-President of The International Consortium for Educational Development consisting of 23 member organizations worldwide, http://icedonline.net. Both STLHE and ICED strive to improve educational practice and human learning in post-secondary education.

Arshad received his MBA and PhD in Educational Psychology at McGill University. He is presently Associate Professor of Finance in the John Molson School of Business (JMSB) at Concordia University. He is the recipient of several teaching and Professor of the Year awards from local and international universities. In 1992, he was recognized for leadership in teaching with a lifetime 3M National Teaching Fellowship – a program he coordinated for 10 years.

Keynote Speaker: Dr. Irving (Lee) Rother

Dr. Rother is a multi-award winning educator with 32 years of experience teaching, consulting and designing curriculum at the school, school board, university and provincial levels.

Currently, Dr. Rother is program developer and secondary teacher in Sir Wilfrid Laurier School Board, where he teaches ICT, literacy, English Language Arts, and Media Education. Dr. Rother was also a consultant at the Sir Wilfrid Laurier School Board where his dossiers included English Language Arts, Co-operative Education, Social Studies and school climate analysis.

Dr. Rother is co-founder and President of the Association for Media Education in Quebec and co-founder and Board member of the Canadian Association of Media Education Organisations. Dr. Rother is also on the Board of Trustees of Technology for Youth, an NGO in Nigeria. In 2011 Dr. Rother was nominated for the Prime Minister’s Award for Teaching Excellence.

Last Modified: November 17, 2014


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