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CANeLearn September News & AGM

September 2015

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Highlights (scroll down for additional details)

  1. NEWS
    • New website launched
    • iNACOL Awards nominees announced – CJ MacKinnon-Scott, Elizabeth Murphy, Alison Slack and Nova Scotia Virtual School
    • Membership renewals underway
  2.  EVENTS
    • blendED Alberta Symposium (Oct. 25-27 Edmonton)
    • “Webinar Wednesdays” launches 1st Wednesday of each month
    • CANeLearn Annual General Meeting (Sept. 15 online 3:00 pm Eastern)
  3. RESEARCH
    • Call for vignettes for State of the Nation: K-12 Blended and Online Learning in Canada

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1. NEWS

  • CANeLearn has launched a new website built on WordPress that features:
  • 2015 iNACOL Innovator Award Nominees:
    • Blended and Online Teacher of the Year – CJ MacKinnon-Scott, Coordinator of TLA’s Innovations Online program
    • Research Award – Elizabeth Murphy, retired Memorial U professor and active researcher
    • Outstanding Individual Contribution to K-12 Blended and Online Learning Award – Alison Slack, retired Coordinator of the Ontario eLearning Consortium
    • Innovative Blended and Online Learning Practice Award – Nova Scotia Virtual School
  • 2015-16 Membership renewals are being sent to current members

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2. EVENTS

 blendED 2015     Alberta’s Blended and Online Symposium

October 25-27, 2015 West Edmonton

blendED 2015 Symposium is set for Sunday to Tuesday, October 25-27  at the Double Tree Hilton in West Edmonton, Alberta.

  • Keynotes and closing remarks from Dr. Valerie Irvine and Dr. Cathy Cavanaugh
  • Panel, rapid fire questions, in-conference networking and EdCamp sessions
  • Regular registration rates end September 30
  • More info and program can be found at http://www.blendedalberta.ca/

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Upcoming Webinars – Mark your calendars!

Webinar Wednesdays kick off on the first Wednesday of each month starting in October.  Topics include:

  • Innovation in online and blended programs
  • Quality online practices – from content and design to pedagogy
  • Engaging learners online
  • Online communities of practice
  • Privacy and digital citizenship
  • Online leadership practices
  • Technology and assessment

Check out our CANeLearn PD Calendar page for details and listings for other sessions of interest to members or go directly to our Google Calendar and save sessions to your own calendar.

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CANeLearn Annual General Meeting

  • Tuesday, September 15 online at 3:00 pm Eastern
  • Financial and Activity Reports
  • Board of directors elections (5 positions to be filled)

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3. RESEARCH

Call for vignettes for State of the Nation: K-12 Blended and Online Learning in Canada

  • The Canadian eLearning Network is compiling data on blended and online learning programs across Canada
  • If you have a story or unique program you would like to profile email us at info@canelearn.net

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