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MOOCs and Webinars: September Professional Development Round Up

By 29th September 2020October 1st, 2020No Comments2 min read
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We know that having access to quality professional development opportunities is important to educators and this is why every month we highlight some of the best free courses available for anyone interested in open education, online learning and acquiring digital skills for teaching and learning.

Click here to browse our calendar for upcoming MOOCs.

We have also included a list of past and upcoming free webinars this month. In case you missed them you can always register to watch the video recordings on-demand:

1. Learn from the Past to Guide Us into the Future of Open and Distance Learning!

Presenter: Sir John Daniel, O.C.

Thursday, September 24, 2020 from 1:00 p.m. to 2:00 p.m. ET

Register here

2. What the History of Education Technology Teaches us about Pandemic Teaching Description

Presenter: Professor Justin Reich (MIT)

Thursday, September 29, 2020 from 9:00 p.m. to 2:00 p.m. ET

Register here

3. How to Assess Students for Their Readiness to Successfully Study Online

Host: Dr. Roland van Oostveen, Associate Professor and Director, Educational Informatics Laboratory (EILab) at Ontario Tech University and Dr. Elizabeth Childs, Professor and Program Head of the MA in Learning and Technology at Royal Roads University

Thursday, September 17, 2020 from 2:00 p.m. – 3:30 p.m. ET

Register here

4. How to Effectively Use Zoom to Provide an Interactive and Engaged Learning Experience to Students

Host: Dr. Ron Owston, Contact North | Contact Nord Research Associate

Monday, September 21, 2020 from 11:15 a.m. to 12:15 p.m. ET

Register here


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