2021 Educational Technologies Week

CTE’s annual Educational Technologies Week is an opportunity for Waterloo’s instructors to focus more intensively on teaching development and technologies for promoting deep learning.

The 2021 Educational Technologies week will took place online March 1-5, 2021. The event is on hiatus in 2022 due to the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic. However, recordings of the 2021 workshop sessions are available on CTE's YouTube channel.

Date Time Session Information  

Monday, March 1, 2021

10:00 am to 11:30 am

Looking Backward, Looking Forward: Learnings from Remote Learning (CTE7532)

Centre for Teaching Excellence


1:00 pm to 2:00 pm

Remote Assessment with Crowdmark (CTE7533)

Richard Li & Paul Kates

Tuesday, March 2, 2021

10:00 am to 11:00 am

Key Features in Virtual Meeting Platforms for Effective Synchronous Class Delivery (CTE7534)

Victoria Feth & Monica Vesely


1:00 pm to 3:00 pm

Introduction to PebblePlus (CTE7527)

Richard Li & Scott Anderson

Wednesday, March 3, 2021

10:00 am to 11:00 am

Bongo 1: Video Assignment: Individual and Group Project (CTE7535)

Daspina Fefekos & Daniel Opperwall


1:00 pm to 2:00 pm

Bongo 2: Video Assignment: Q&A and Interactive Video (CTE7536)

Victoria Feth & Jason Thompson

  2:30 pm to 3:30 pm There's an App for That (CTE7540) Jan Willwerth, Lisa Tomalty, Cameron McCordic, & Lowell Williamson

Thursday, March 4, 2021

10:00 am to 11:00 am

Using MS Teams for Synchronous Delivery (CTE7537)

Monica Vesely, Carol Lu, Stephen Markan, & Jan Willwerth


1:00 pm to 2:00 pm

Engaged Reading with Perusall’s Online Annotation Software (CTE7538)

Daniel Opperwall, Mary Power, Katie Plaisance, Mario Boido, & Brandon DeHart

Friday, March 5, 2021

10:00 am to 11:00 am

Screencasting: Best Practices (CTE7539)

Kyle Scholz

  1:00 pm - 2:00 pm An Introduction to Extended Reality: What It is and How It Can Help Your Students Learn (CTE7541) Mark Morton & Gillian Dabrowski