Conference Highlights

Although our conference is virtual, the Conference Committee is planning an active, engaging event for everyone who participates. Highlights include the following.

  • Broaden your perspective with engaging keynotes.
    • Explore the critical approach to education with Shirley Steinberg, Research Professor of Critical Youth Studies at the Werklund School of Education at the University of Calagary
    • Learn how to ask for what you want with Amy Fish, author of  I Wanted Fries with That: How to Ask for What You Want and Get What You Need (and Ombudsperson, Concordia University)
    • Learn how educational technology is making difference in the lives of refugees
  • Build skills through workshops and other presentations on topics such as Open Educational Resources (OERs), Universal Design for Learning, e-learning and distance education, emerging technologies, and other areas of interest.
  • Engage with speakers and other participants in our all-live conference (no recordings of presentations during the conference)
  • Engage with other participants through social activities (yes—they can happen in a virtual conference) like speed networking and birds-of-a-feather sessions
  • Hear the latest research in teaching and learning, and educational technology from leading researchers across Canada.
  • Learn about innovative projects from open, digital, and distance learning groups and faculty development groups in higher education, schools, and workplaces through cases study sessions.

Check out our conference schedule and program (available by the beginning of March) for all the reasons to attend this conference.

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