Schedule at a Glance: Wednesday, May 4

 8:45 - 9:00 am Arrival in discussion rooms (for those who want in-person discussions):

Nanaimo Campus: B305/R507  Hosts: Michael Paskevicius and Stephanie Boychuk

Cowichan Campus: Room 108  Host: Rita Alton (AM only)

NOTE: If you register for a session, closer to the time you will be sent a link to access the online learning space (Online Room). You will require a headset and microphone to be able to access the session and participate online. Alternatively you will be given the option to attend a discussion room on campus for an in-person experience (see rooms above).

9:00 - 10:00 am

Online Synchronous Session I

How I Stopped Worrying and Learned to Love Online Teaching (yes…it’s true!)

Presenter: Louise Stern, Faculty of Health and Human Services, Social Work, VIU  

Presentation slides.pptx

10:00 - 10:15

Break

10:15 - 11:15 

Online Synchronous Session II

Building Space for Community in a Multi-Access Environment

Presenters: Helene Demers, Faculty of Social Sciences, Anthropology; Michael Paskevicius, Centre for Innovation and Excellence in Learning, VIU 

11:15 - 11:30

Break

11:30- 12:30

Online Synchronous Session III

Jump into Blended and Online Course Development—We’ll Help You Look Before You Leap!

Presenter: Stephanie Boychuk, Centre for Innovation and Excellence in Learning, VIU

Presentation slides

12:30 - 12:45

Break

12:45 - 1:45 pm

Online Synchronous Session IV

Exploring Openness in Higher Education

Presenter: Michael Paskevicius, Centre for Innovation and Excellence in Learning, VIU

Presentation slides link

OpenEd handout 2016.pdf

1:45 - 2:00

Break

2:00 - 3:00

Online Synchronous Session V

Blended Delivery and Multiple Ways of Knowing

Presenter: Alison Taplay, Faculty of Health and Human Services, VIU

Presentation slides

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