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Doctor of Education

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MM4: Openness in Learning, Teaching, and Instructional Design

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This webinar is hosted in English

Anita Zijdemans Boudreau (Ph.D) will present on Openness in Learning, Teaching, and Instructional Design

Open education today can be described as iterations of social and technological innovations that reduce barriers to access, and create multiple opportunities for educational practice. This session will: a) review how the historical origins of openness have played out in the current technological context in terms of learning, teaching, content development, and the design of online environments; and b) consider ways in which educators in traditional institutional settings can think about exploring openness in their own practice as a response to the significant global shifts occurring outside of the academy.

You're invited to join Moodle MOOC 4 from June 1 - 30, 2014 and learn to Moodle (Beginners) and/or improve your Moodle teaching skills (Non-Beginners) and about teaching with technology in fully online and blended platforms from the presenters of the MOOC. Participants will be qualify for a certificate of completion if they attend the live sessions and/or recordings, read the content, and complete the assignments (see courseware on WizIQ).

About the Host



Doctor of Education

Anita Zijdemans-Boudreau
Associate Professor of Education; Advanced Programs & Flex Program Coordinator (Forest Grove)

Dr. Zijdemans Boudreau completed her doctoral studies at OISE-University of Toronto, Canada specializing in applied cognitive science, learning technologies, and human development. Since 1995, she has been involved in teacher education - teaching courses such as Human Development & Applied Psychology, Educational Technology, & Educational Research - and has worked as a consultant providing professional development in technology integration. Her research areas include: eLearning, Virtual Learning Space Design, Knowledge Management, Knowledge Media, Learning Communities, & Culturally Responsive Practice.

PhD and MA - University of Toronto
BA and BEd - York University

Website: http://sites.google.com/site/anitazboudreau/

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