8:45 - 10:15 Open Resources, Open Learning and Open Minds What do these mean in 2016 ? Alec Couros - University of Regina Michael Farris - Educator & Entrepreneur Nicole Gareau-Wilson - Disabilities Issues Office Dave Neale - Campus Manitoba
Registration Panel Discussion: What does open mean? Coffee Break Workshops Lunch on your own Workshops Coffee Break
10:30 – 12:00 AM Workshops
Workshop 1:Dan Blair, Michael Farris 3D Printing for Teaching and Learning Synopsis: 3D printing has moved from science fiction to something affordable for most schools. Dan Blair will walk participants through the host of free design tools and techniques students from all levels can use to print their own 3D objects. Participants should bring their own laptop if they wish to design a printable object and be comfortable with installing apps and experimenting with new software.
Workshop 2: - Claude Laflamme, Tamsyn Murnaghan - Lyryx Learning Lyryx with Open Texts – a sustainable model for OER Synopsis: Realizing the potential in Open Educational Resources (OER), Lyryx Learning becomes an independent publisher aiming at a sustainable OER business model offering online learning and assessment products and services under the "Lyryx with Open Texts" brand name. While the text is provided to students electronically at no cost with options to order low cost print versions on demand, a fair license fee is charged for the use of the formative online assessment in exchange for student and instructor support, editorial services to adapt the content, and all other needed supplementary material.
Workshop 3: - Alec Couros, University of Regina Designing for Online & Blended Courses Synopsis: While learning managements systems like Moodle and Blackboard are still popular choices for facilitating online and augmented courses, these systems are being challenged by 'small-tools-loosely-joined' approaches to instructional design. This workshop will outline various pedagogical approaches used to construct learning environments based on freely available or low-cost tools. Participants will learn the ins and outs of some of the most common and powerful tools while coming to understand the pedagogical frameworks afforded by distributed learning environment design. Both closed and open models of learning will be explored throughout the workshop.
1:30 – 4:30 PM workshops
Workshop 5: - Theresa Papp, University of Saskatchewan Gamification in education or the workplace to increase motivation and engagement Synopsis: Interested Attendees to Participate would include: - Industry trainers interested in innovative teaching and learning practices - Teachers or administrators K-12 interested in motivating students - Higher education teachers, professors - The application of a gamification framework for a learning platform can be applied to multiple scenarios with or without technology
Workshop 6: - Michael Farris, Dan Blair Build your own Virtual Reality for Learning Synopsis: VR seems to be everywhere this year. The workshop will introduce you to PanoPla a platform to load and edit your own 360° images and video. Participants will experiment with the educational use of hot spots and deploy their work to Google Cardboard viewers. If you have a recent smartphone, bring it to use and take home the viewer to show others.
Workshop 7: - Jean Vouillon, Université de Saint-Boniface Presentation title: Integrating 3D into your teaching material Synopsis: 3D is everywhere: 3D modeling, 3D scanning, 3D printing, virtual reality, photogrammetry… It is also very easy to embed 3D in your LMS, to enhance the learning experience. In this workshop you will see different ways to create 3D, and how to share it with Sketchfab.
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