A few weeks ago we highlighted some of the Canadian presenters at the 2020 Digital Learning Annual Conference (see Get a sneak peek! DLAC 2020 sessions and presenters!).  Continuing our focus on the individual sessions today with…

e-Learning Education for Teachers: The Role of Non-Formal Institutions, Micro-Credentials, and Badges
Randy LaBonte, Canadian eLearning Network

The transition from the classroom to online teaching is not as simple as many first believe. It involves both a fundamental shift in perspectives of time and communication as well as grounding in theory and pedagogy, beyond the obvious technical skills. While many programs have some type of onboarding process, most teacher training is left to formal institutions. Join this talk to share your non-formal learning experiences and how these can be linked to, and be recognized by, formal institutions.