Ed Tech Week

Dawson’s Educational Technology Week (Ed Tech Week) is an annual event that takes place in February/March with the goal to bring the new developments of Ed Tech to our faculty. Using different approaches (round tables, workshops, “tech speed dates”, keynote speakers), the Ed Tech Week brings cutting-edge pedagogical and technological approaches to teaching and learning to our teachers.

Dawson Ed Tech Week 2017: February 15-17

Full Schedule

Schedule

Wednesday, February 15

Speed-Date Consultations

5 consults presented concurrently in The CoLab (3F.43)

Session 1 (10:00 a.m. – 10:30 a.m.)

  • Actively Using YouTube in your Classroom with Yann Brouillette
  • Hybrid Online & Flipped Classes with Julie Wong
  • Coding Across the Curriculum with Karina Leonard
  • Jumpstarting Action Research with Ed Tech with Heather Martin
  • Microsoft Educator Series with Rafael Scapin

Session 2 (10:30 a.m. – 11:00 a.m.)

  • Actively Using YouTube in your Classroom with Yann Brouillette
  • Hybrid Online & Flipped Classes with Julie Wong
  • Coding Across the Curriculum with Karina Leonard
  • Jumpstarting Action Research with Ed Tech with Chris Adam
  • Microsoft Educator Series with Rafael Scapin

Special Presentation: “Noelle Gives Birth”

Nursing Simulation Demonstration with Caroline White & Patrick Robidas, in 3F.38, space is limited and is on a first come, first served basis.

  • Session 1: 11:00 a.m. – 11:30 a.m.
  • Session 2: 11:30 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.

Session 3 (2:00 p.m. – 2:30 p.m.)

  • Classroom Group Management with GRASP with Nathaniel Lasry
  • SMART amp: Enhancing Collaborative Learning with Adamo Petrosa (3F.45, exceptionally)
  • LittleBits: Making Electronics Available to Everyone
  • Virtual Field Trips with Skype with Karina Leonard
  • Microsoft Educator Series with Rafael Scapin

Session 4 (2:30 p.m. – 3:00 p.m.)

  • Classroom Group Management with GRASP with Nathaniel Lasry
  • Student Online Collaboration with Visual Classroom with Kevin Lenton (3F.45, exceptionally)
  • DALITE: Asynchronous Peer Instruction with Sameer Bhatnagar
  • Virtual Field Trips with Skype with Karina Leonard
  • Microsoft Educator Series with Rafael Scapin

Thursday, February 16

Keynote: Education in the Age of Alexa: Learn with and from Machines

2:00 p.m. – 3:00 p.m. in The Amphitheatre (4C.1)

Gheorghe Comanici Gheorghe Comanici is a Google Software Developer, working in the Montreal office on using machine intelligence to make Chrome products faster and more accessible.

He graduated from Dawson College in 2005 and went on to study Mathematics and Computer Science at McGill University.

RVSP required.

Wine and cheese

Join us in the CoLab (3F.43) to continue the conversation about Educational Technology.

Friday, February 17

Using Web 2.0: Tools to Foster Creativity in the Classroom: Tips and Ideas

10:00 a.m. – 11:00 a.m. in The CoLab (3F.43)

Sarah AnthonySarah Anthony (McGill University) will present an interactive workshop, developed alongside Prisca Fenoglio (Université Grenoble Alpes), which will offer participants the chance to create a pedagogical scenario that fosters creativity in their respective domains using Web 2.0 tools.
Bring your own device.

RSVP required.


Speed-Date Consultations

5 consults presented concurrently in The CoLab (3F.43)

Session 1 (11:00 a.m. – 11:30 a.m.)

  • Collaborative Student Contributions Using SmartAmp with Leigh Shapiro
  • Hybrid Online & Synchronous Classes with Chantale Giguère
  • DALITE: Asynchronous Peer Instruction with Sameer Bhatnagar
  • Jumpstarting Action Research with Ed Tech with Chris Adam
  • Microsoft Educator Series with Rafael Scapin

Session 2 (11:30 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.)

  • Collaborative Student Contributions Using SmartAmp with Leigh Shapiro
  • Hybrid Online & Synchronous Classes with Chantale Giguère
  • DALITE: Asynchronous Peer Instruction with Sameer Bhatnagar
  • Jumpstarting Action Research with Ed Tech with Chris Adam
  • Microsoft Educator Series with Rafael Scapin

Thursday, February 16 (Keynote speaker)
Education in the Age of Alexa: Learn with and from Machines

2:00 p.m. – 3:00 p.m. in The Amphitheatre (4C.1)

Gheorghe Comanici Gheorghe Comanici is a Google Software Developer, working in the Montreal office on using machine intelligence to make Chrome products faster and more accessible.

He graduated from Dawson College in 2005 and went on to study Mathematics and Computer Science at McGill University.

RSVP required.

Register now!

Friday, February 17
Using Web 2.0: Tools to Foster Creativity in the Classroom: Tips and Ideas

10:00 a.m. – 11:00 a.m. in The CoLab (3F.43)

Sarah AnthonySarah Anthony (McGill University) will present an interactive workshop, developed alongside Prisca Fenoglio (Université Grenoble Alpes), which will offer participants the chance to create a pedagogical scenario that fosters creativity in their respective domains using Web 2.0 tools. Bring your own device.

RSVP required.

Register now!

Last Modified: February 9, 2017