Time to register for Ed Tech Week 2020

Thursday, February 13, 2020


It's time to register for Educational Technologies Week! March 2-6, 2020 

EdTech Week is an opportunity for Waterloo instructors to focus more intensively on teaching development and technologies that promote deep learning. Join us for the entire week or register for individual workshops that you find interesting! Learn about what others are doing and engage with the following topics and technologies:

  • Using Bongo, a video assessment tool that promotes experiential learning and the development of soft skills
  • VirBELA, a virtual workplace platform that facilitates casual and structured collaboration
  • Use of virtual and augmented reality in the classroom
  • How to “gamify” a course with LEARN
  • H5P, a powerful and flexible authoring tool that allows users to create interactive videos, presentations, games, and more
  • Lightboard, an illuminated glass “chalkboard” that can be used to create engaging videos
  • Mobius, a tool that facilitates the development of interactive online content for STEM courses
  • PebblePad ePortfolios

Derek Bruff, Director of Vanderbilt University’s Center for Teaching and a principal senior lecturer in the Vanderbilt Department of Mathematics, will deliver a keynote presentation: Principles to Guide the use of Educational Technology in University Teaching. He will also lead a workshop on the use of creative assignments for deep learning.

Register and find more information.