DATE AGENDA AND READING
Week 1: Jan 12 Introduction:

  • Review Course Outline & Expectations
  • Orientation to Course Technology
Week 2: Jan 19 Learning Design in the Digital Age

  • FIPPA, Privacy and Consent
  • Intellectual Property & Open Educational Resources (OER)
  • DISCUSSION: Most Likely to Succeed

GUEST: Kenneth Yew, Director of Privacy and Cyber-Security @ SD23

Week 3: Jan 26 Digital Storytelling Tools & Techniques

  • Video Editing, Screen Capture & Interactive Videos
  • Podcasting, Animation, and Interactive Web Content

GUEST: David Russell-Lowen, Director of Education @ Live It Earth

Week 4: Feb 2 Digital Citizenship & Online Safety

  • Privacy, Safety, Bullying, Consent

GUEST: Jesse Miller, Founder @ Mediated Reality

Week 5: Feb 9 Managing Digital Resources in Education

  • Finding, Evaluating, Making, Editing, Curating Digital Resources
  • DISCUSSION: Social Media in the Classroom

GUEST: Joseph Gamble, EdTech Support Teacher @ École St-Dominique Savio

Week 6: Feb 16 AI & Ethical Considerations in Education

  • ChatGPT for Students & Teachers
  • DISCUSSION: AI & Academic Integrity
Week 7: Feb 23 READING BREAK (No Class 🙅)
Week 8: Mar 1 Innovative & Inclusive Educational Practices:

  • Blended/Online/Multi-Access Learning
  • Technology for Inclusive Education

GUEST: Simone Littledale, Principal @ Vancouver Island School of Innovation & Inquiry

Week 9: Mar 8 Strategies for Online Teaching and Assessment:

  • Co-created Digital Assessment Practices
  • Collaboration Tools (GAFE, Office 365)

GUEST: Meghan Carrico, Virtual Inquiry Teacher @ Island Discovery School

Week 10: Mar 15 EdCamp “Unconference” Session
Week 11: Mar 22 Engaging Students with Coding & Gamification:

  • Coding in the Classroom

GUEST: Lara Kehler, Former Head of Product @ UME Academy

Week 12: Mar 29 GOOD FRIDAY (No Class 🙅)
Week 13: Apr 5 Presentations (Tentative) & Reflecting on the Term