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Blended Learning and Educational Technology to enhance Biology

Petersen, Christine [1], Anttila-Suarez, Carina [2], Gray-Mitsumune, Madoka [3].

Blended Learning and Educational Technology to enhance Biology.

The theme is “Blended Learning and Educational Technology to enhance Biology”, a very current direction in education in both Canada and the USA. The various talks include the basics of educational technology (new pedagogical tools) as well as blended learning approaches (general) with specific biology examples. We feel this teaching symposium would be of broad interest for many conference participants. They will have a chance to learn about new teaching approaches in lab and “lecture “that they may adapt for their courses. We have proactively recruited several speakers who have confirmed interest in presenting on a variety of topics such as blended learning, emerging internet technologies, distance education and the “flipped” classroom. Some of the speakers are from Canada (CBA) and some speakers are from the USA

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1 - Thompson Rivers University, Biological Science, 900 McGill Road, Kamloops, BC, V2C 0C8, Canada
2 - Skyline College, Sustainability, 3300 College Drive, San Bruno , CA, 94066, USA
3 - Concordia University, Biology, 7141 rue Sherbrooke O, Montreal, QC, H4B 1R6, Canada

Educational Technology
Blended Learning

Presentation Type: Symposium Presentation
Session: SY04
Location: Salon 4/The Shaw Conference Centre
Date: Monday, July 27th, 2015
Time: 1:30 PM
Number: SY04SUM
Abstract ID:12
Candidate for Awards:None

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