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Paving The Gaps With Educational Technology


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Presentation at New Teachers' Orientation Workshop at Dawson College (January 12th, 2009).

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Paving The Gaps With Educational Technology

  1. 1. Paving the Gaps with Educational Technology Rafael Scapin Coordinator of Educational Technology Office of Instructional Development
  2. 2. Technology and New Students
  3. 3. The “@ Generation”
  4. 4. Technology and New Students
  5. 5. Paving the Gaps... Technological Gap
  6. 6. Paving the Gaps...
  7. 7. Educational Technology <ul><li>Educational technology: encompasses the many ways that technology can be used to facilitate or enhance the educational process. </li></ul><ul><li>New technologies have an increasingly important role to play in the teaching and learning process. </li></ul><ul><li>The availability of new tools, such as Course Management Systems, presents many clear and exciting advantages for both teachers and students. Yet, they can also pose considerable challenges. </li></ul>
  8. 8. Educational Technology <ul><li>The OID promotes the effective and creative use of technology in education, by providing teachers with individual or group support in each of the following areas: </li></ul><ul><li>•    Help in mastering basic computer technology; •    Getting started with CMSs (Moodle, LÉA, FirstClass); •    Advanced uses of CMSs as a pedagogical tools; •    Special departmental strategies involving CMSs;  •    Introduction to new technologies (e.g. Wikis, Podcasting, </li></ul><ul><li>Multimedia, Web 2.0); •    Pedagogical strategies involving educational technology; •    Special project support.   </li></ul>
  9. 9. Techie Teacher
  10. 10. Contact E-mail: Room: 4B-3A3 (Office of Instructional Development) Local: 1404
  11. 11. Questions