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Thursday, February 22
 

10:00am

Learming How To Learn
The presentation begins with my personal journey, a micro view of an individual learner in the 1990s, attending open learning universities. I quickly move into the educational domain of teaching university business courses and show how the accelerated growth of technology changed the way we learn.  Learning management systems provided corporations and government with new possibilities for training and development. In universities, the learning commons became reality due to Internet technologies. More recently, design thinking helps to polish curriculum in an integrated way, combining the vast array of hard and soft technologies to achieve assimilated learning. I end with questions about the next stage of MOODLE.

Speakers
PM

Phyllis MacIntyre

An educator who began adult learning through open learning universities, transforming the second half of my personal an professional life as I progressed through career changes from engineering to business administration and doctoral studies in education. Regularly in my teaching practices I apply learning design processes and integrate... Read More →


Thursday February 22, 2018 10:00am - 11:00am
TBA

10:00am

Personalizing Healthcare Training for Rural Alaska
In this session, we will examine strategies for facilitating the training needs of rural Alaska Native health care workers. The culturally responsive curriculum and the related teaching materials aimed at allowing them to access training in their villages. We will examine a project that developed a comprehensive, accredited online training program based on the current ANTHC Tobacco Treatment Specialist in-person program. We will discuss successes and challenges and the pros and cons of offering asynchronous online vs hybrid blended courses. Come prepared to share your ideas.

Speakers
avatar for Joan Coy

Joan Coy

Independent Educational Consultant
Joan works as an Independent Educational Consultant focusing on on-line and blended learning. She began teaching with Athabasca University, then a rural K to 12 school followed by serving as Principal of the PWSD on-line school, PAVE. She provides support to on-line educators and... Read More →


Thursday February 22, 2018 10:00am - 11:00am
TBA

10:00am

Succeeding at Delivering Healthcare Courses
de Souza Institute offers health care professionals across Canada online courses to standardize training in cancer and palliative care. This session will demo how we deliver both semestered and on-demand, start any time courses using Moodle. We will also dive into the anatomy of a complex, hybrid delivery standardized chemotherapy training program, including how we utilize Moodle's web services API to automatically grade and create groups in courses in combination with a custom student information system.

Speakers
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Mathew Gancarz

Mathew Gancarz leads the Information Technology (IT) Operations at de Souza Institute where he manages the technology platforms and course development team. He is the primary Moodle administrator and is always looking to leverage automation and technology to improve the learner experience. Joy Brusich is de Souza... Read More →


Thursday February 22, 2018 10:00am - 11:00am
TBA

10:00am

Team-Based Learning in Moodle
A critical focus in helping older adults age safely is staff education aimed at reducing responsive behaviours.  Baycrest created a unique solution using 3 key elements: an online social environment, team-based cohort education, and the usage of virtual patient simulation.  The Dual Code, Moodle-based platform was used to host this program due to its unique ability to support social interactions, collaboration, and connections in the learning process to effectively cultivate both the constructivist and connectivist approach required.

Speakers
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Cindy Plunkett

Cindy Plunkett is Manager of eLearning and Educational Technologies at Baycrest Health Sciences and the Centre for Aging and Brain Health Innovation. She is also the Executive Director of Finance for the eACH Conference, and a professor in the graduate studies programs for Fam... Read More →


Thursday February 22, 2018 10:00am - 11:00am
TBA

10:00am

The Fantastic 4 Plugins
In this presentation, we will explore how these 4 plugins can improve the look and function of your Moodle site for administrators, instructors and students alike. 
  • Marking Manager -  Make grading easier for teachers through a centralized interface that does more than manage marks and provide feedback.
  • Mentor Manager - Allow mentors and parents to see student progress across all courses without compromising course privacy.  Allow administrators to send automated messages to students based on academic performance or last login.
  • My Progress report - Provide students with a quick status report at the course level that indicates which activities have been submitted, graded or not completed.
  • Tabs Course Format - Use tabs to present course sections that are easy to navigate. Provide students with a more user-friendly way of tracking their progress.
These plugins can help take your Moodle site to a whole new level. Don’t just take my word for it. Bring your laptops and see these plugins in action!

Speakers
avatar for Fernando Oliveira

Fernando Oliveira

Director of Education Technology, Rosedale Academy
Fernando Oliveira is a committed teacher, instructional designer and developer. Over the past decade Fernando has assisted schools and organizations to develop effective online learning environments, particularly in remote communities that are inadequately served by bricks-and-mo... Read More →


Thursday February 22, 2018 10:00am - 11:00am
TBA

10:00am

Concurrent Workshop Sessions
The theme of the February 2018 Canada Moot is Personalized Learning for All

This year our streams define special interest groups, and our theme looks at how to keep Moodle personal and participants engaged. Here are some examples of the types of active presentations we're looking for:

  • Keeping it personal with a large or small group; 
  • Scenarios demonstrating different Moodle tools for different groups;
  • Modelling flexible learning approaches with Moodle tools;  
  • Demonstrating collaboration with Moodle tools to enhance learning eg:  glossary, wiki, discussion board;
  • Promoting  interaction between interest groups;
  • Learner choice in achieving outcomes and or competencies; and
  • Encouraging various forms of feedback to create learner independence

Thursday February 22, 2018 10:00am - 12:00pm
TBA

2:30pm

Concurrent Workshop Sessions
The theme of the February 2018 Canada Moot is Personalized Learning for All

This year our streams define special interest groups, and our theme looks at how to keep Moodle personal and participants engaged. Here are some examples of the types of active presentations we're looking for:

  • Keeping it personal with a large or small group; 
  • Scenarios demonstrating different Moodle tools for different groups;
  • Modelling flexible learning approaches with Moodle tools;  
  • Demonstrating collaboration with Moodle tools to enhance learning eg:  glossary, wiki, discussion board;
  • Promoting  interaction between interest groups;
  • Learner choice in achieving outcomes and or competencies; and
  • Encouraging various forms of feedback to create learner independence

Thursday February 22, 2018 2:30pm - 4:45pm
TBA
 
Friday, February 23
 

10:00am

Concurrent Workshop Sessions
The theme of the February 2018 Canada Moot is Personalized Learning for All

This year our streams define special interest groups, and our theme looks at how to keep Moodle personal and participants engaged. Here are some examples of the types of active presentations we're looking for:

  • Keeping it personal with a large or small group; 
  • Scenarios demonstrating different Moodle tools for different groups;
  • Modelling flexible learning approaches with Moodle tools;  
  • Demonstrating collaboration with Moodle tools to enhance learning eg:  glossary, wiki, discussion board;
  • Promoting  interaction between interest groups;
  • Learner choice in achieving outcomes and or competencies; and
  • Encouraging various forms of feedback to create learner independence

Friday February 23, 2018 10:00am - 12:00pm
TBA
 
Saturday, February 24
 

8:30am

Concurrent Workshop Sessions
The theme of the February 2018 Canada Moot is Personalized Learning for All

This year our streams define special interest groups, and our theme looks at how to keep Moodle personal and participants engaged. Here are some examples of the types of active presentations we're looking for:

  • Keeping it personal with a large or small group; 
  • Scenarios demonstrating different Moodle tools for different groups;
  • Modelling flexible learning approaches with Moodle tools;  
  • Demonstrating collaboration with Moodle tools to enhance learning eg:  glossary, wiki, discussion board;
  • Promoting  interaction between interest groups;
  • Learner choice in achieving outcomes and or competencies; and
  • Encouraging various forms of feedback to create learner independence

Saturday February 24, 2018 8:30am - 10:00am
TBA