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Social media and online tools for educators

Don't forget to check the EC Calendar for a monthly schedule of events.
 

There are no scheduled workshops.  We are happy to provide personalized workshop training upon request.

Please contact us through the Client Care Portal - portal@oise.utoronto.ca

 

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Winter 2014

Google Docs

Collaboration with Google Docs for 21st Century Learning

Briefly explore the implications of 21st century skills on today's teaching and learning practices, and consider the role of collaboration and cloud-based collaborative productivity tools such as the Google Docs suite! Engage in collaborative activities using Google Drive, Google Documents, Google Presentation, and Google Spreadsheet.

If you don't already have a Google or Gmail account, please create one prior to the start of this workshop.  There are 2 ways to do this:

This workshop is focused towards Elementary ITE and Elementary MT teacher candidates and instructors, however all members of the OISE BEd and MT communities are welcome!

Date Time Location Instructor Registration
Feb. 19 4:30-6:30 pm 3rd fl. Computer Labs 1&2 Cresencia Fong Register

 

Comic Life

Non-Fiction Writing with Comic Life 2

Learn some basic comics conventions, and explore the possibilities of integrating digital comics creation with non-fiction writing for student learning!  Comic Life 2 is Ministry-licensed software, freely available to all publicly funded education institutions in Ontario.  It is also a great tool for teacher creation of graphic organizers.

Please bring 3-5 digital image files.

This workshop is focused towards Elementary ITE and Elementary MT teacher candidates and instructors, however all members of the OISE BEd and MT communities are welcome!

Date Time Location Instructor Registration
Feb. 20 4:30-6:30 pm 3rd fl. Computer Lab #6 Cresencia Fong Register

 

 

Fall 2013

Social Media Drop-In

Help for Twitter, LinkedIn, Youtube...

This hands-on drop-in session is open to all members of the OISE community. Just come in with your Twitter, LinkedIn and Youtube questions and we will be happy to help beginners and advanced users alike. Please note this is not a structured workshop.

Date Time Location Registration
Sept. 24 12 - 1 3rd fl. Computer Labs Not required

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Winter 2013

Social Media & Online Tools

Introduction to Twitter

Just in time for winter and spring conferences!

Come and learn the basics of this social networking tool, to rapidly disseminate information and connect with others.  By the end of the workshop, you will have a grasp of essential Twitter concepts and will be sending out your first tweet!
 

Date Time Location Registration
Feb 6 4 - 5 3rd fl. Computer Labs Register 

Twitter for Conferences

Attending or presenting at a conference? Perfect your tweeting skills in order to better engage with your audience, presenters, and peers.  The first half of the workshop addresses the needs of conference attendees.  The second half will explore strategies for presenters wishing to increase the impact of their presentation in a collaborative way.

Required: a Twitter account and a basic understanding of Twitter, such as the ability to navigate the platform and utilize the hashtag (#) and handle/mention (@) features.
 

Date Time Location Registration
Feb 27 4 - 5 3rd fl. Computer Labs Register 

Introduction to Prezi

Just in time for winter and spring conferences!

Bring presentations back to life. Prezis are dynamic spaces that challenge the notion of linear presentations. Learn the basics, as well as quick DOs and DON'Ts in order to effectively present information and engage your audience.
 

Date Time Location Registration
Feb 13 4 - 5 3rd fl. Computer Labs Register 
Mar 28 12 - 1 3rd fl. Computer Labs Register 

 

Mobile Apps

Sharing session for faculty and students

Join us for this informal session.  Share your experiences with your favourite app(s), and learn from others.
Please BYOD (Bring your own Device)! Apple and Android devices welcome.
 

Date Time Location Registration
Jan 23 12 - 1 3rd fl. Computer Labs Register 

 

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