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2019 Digital Learning Symposium
Fostering Inquiry: Personal Learning in Digital Environments_____________________________________

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Monday, April 8 • 11:30am - 12:15pm
Increase Social Presence in Your Canvas Classroom

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“Social presence is defined as the ability of participants in a community to project themselves, socially and emotionally, as real people through a medium of communication,” (Garrison and Anderson, 2003).  

How do we ensure that we are providing "teaching presence" and "social presence" in a way that increases engagement and ensures that learners feel connected and motivated?
- Ice Breakers
- Building Classroom Community
- Explore Tools and Media that will increase connection

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Nicole Hamilton

Curriculum Support Teacher, Navigate
Nicole is a teacher at Navigate (NIDES), a K-12 distributed learning school in the Comox Valley and taught in the distributed learning program last year. Nicole is a graduate of UBC's BA program, SFU's BEd and PDP programs, and is currently enrolled with VIU's OLTD program and MEdL... Read More →
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Marieke Holtkamp

Vice-Principal, Navigate
Vice-Principal of K-9 blended/OL programs at Navigate.

Monday April 8, 2019 11:30am - 12:15pm PDT