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Wednesday, February 12, 2020 — 10:00 AM to 11:30 AM EST

Facilitator: Katherine Lithgow (Centre for Teaching Excellence)

Location: MC 2036A

Description

Presenters: 

Sarah Tutton, PGCE and QTS, Canterbury Christ Church University, lead student presenter, Geoff Rebbeck, Professional Studies Tutor, PGCE, Canterbury Christ Church University. 

About this Webinar: 

During their PGCE year, Sarah and her class have considered what education looks like in today’s digital society and identified areas in which technology has changed the world and how we need to prepare students for this new era. Rather than refer to the developments as challenges, they have described them as frontiers, on the grounds that we are all crossing these frontiers whether we want to or not, and we can only improve how prepared we are to meet them when they come. It allows us to think about the evolution of technology as beyond our control, but not beyond our ability to respond, adapt and manipulate it in support of great modern learning. 

In the webinar, Sarah, supported by Geoff and her student colleagues, will showcase a particular assignment, in which students used workbooks and assets to improve their own educational experience and prepare for each of these frontiers.  They will highlight that it is not the technology that is important, but rather how we can use this technology to improve pedagogy and teaching practice. Sarah has just won the CCCU PGCE prize for creativity on the PGCE.  This is the top student prize and is given to the student who has shown and demonstrated by publication the greatest creativity in their teaching practice and we are delighted to have Sarah presenting her work

Registration

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Cancellations

Many of our workshops have waiting lists, so if you've registered but can't attend, please cancel your registration well in advance through the registration system, so that someone else can fill your spot.

Accessibility

The University of Waterloo is committed to achieving barrier-free accessibility for persons with disabilities who are studying, working, or visiting at Waterloo. If you have questions concerning access, such as parking, building layouts, or obtaining information in alternative formats, or wish to request accommodations for a CTE workshop or event, please contact CTE via email (cte@uwaterloo.ca) or phone (ext. 33857) and include the session’s title and date. Our workshops typically involve a mix of presentation and discussion-based activities, and we encourage a scent-free environment. We also welcome accompanying assistants, interpreters, or note-takers; notify us if accommodations are needed in this regard. Please note that some accommodations may require time to arrange.

Location 
MC - Mathematics & Computer Building
Room 2036A
200 University Avenue West

Waterloo, ON N2L 3G1
Canada