Collaborator

9X9X25 Challenge, Extender Blogs, North Cohort, West Cohort

The Inclusive Opening of LU Teaching and Learning Days #StudentsMatter #LUTeaching @LULCoffeehouse @LaurentianU @PierreZundel

The LU Teaching and Learning Days opened with a thank-you for the efforts of everyone who is working to change the lives of students. Efforts of various stakeholders who are engaged in scholarship to become more purposeful, thoughtful and efficient in our teaching were acknowledged. This conference opening established an inclusive and empowering atmosphere for all involved (people of various roles both within and outside of Laurentian). Many stream options were thoughtfully planned to ensure everyone had session options that […]

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Extend mOOC, Extender Blogs, mOOC Cohort, North Cohort

Mapping my PLN

Photo from Chris Jobling https://www.flickr.com/photos/cpjobling/ I decided to use Coggle to map my PLN and quickly learned a few things! One, you have to pay to be able to use extra features which I wasn’t prepared to do as am not 100% certain if I will continue to use it. Not having access to certain features made it difficult to connect some of the nodes and people in my PLN to each other if they were in different nodes. I […]

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Extend mOOC, Extender Blogs, mOOC Cohort, North Cohort

Extending my PLN

The first thing I did was log in to my Twitter account, which I rarely use, and began to remind myself of how Twitter actually even works! I looked at the Twitter Ed Chat calendar and wrote down some hashtags to begin my search. After finding four hash tags to search, I watched tweeted out a request to be added to the extend mOOC twitter list. Taking a break from Twitter, I went back to the mOOC and watched “Beware […]

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Extend mOOC, Extender Blogs, mOOC Cohort, North Cohort

The Collaborative Dining Table

When I started doing my dining table, I decided to make it on a Prezi…it wasn’t until later in the directions that I learned that I was to share a picture of my activity! This posed a bit of a problem for me as the Prezi zoomed in and out to my information so the overall picture doesn’t necessarily show all of my work unfortunately! I decided to try using my Twitter account and post it there (as a picture) […]

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9X9X25 Challenge, Extender Blogs, North Cohort, West Cohort

Planting Seeds: Empowering Open Advocacy

It is empowering to engage with educators and librarians IRL At #OEOSummit2018 #OEOSUMMIT18 – Thank you for anohter great day @eCampusOntario — Laura Killam (@NurseKillam) November 12, 2018 Today, in the final session at the OEO Summit the eCampusOntario Fellows got to lead discussion groups of particular interest to us with participants from all areas of academia. My station was focused on “planting seeds.” What I really wanted to hear about from educators was how they could leave today feeling […]

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9X9X25 Challenge, Extender Blogs, North Cohort, West Cohort

A Collaborator is what I am @OntarioExtend #9x9x25

Collaboration is an essential part of being a “good” educator. I am of the opinion that we cannot be effective, current, or mentally healthy without teamwork. Today I reflect on how collaboration has enhanced my professional world in order to get a badge for completion of the Extend Collaborator Module.  I might as well count this in my 9x9x25 challenge since I think I went on some tangents that fit those criteria. rawpixel / Pixabay √ Explored Resources Over the […]

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9X9X25 Challenge, Extender Blogs

Dusting Off My Extension Cord

I’m coming back to this blog site since there’s a new purpose to participate and extend my thinking! I’ve been tagged into the eCampus Ontario 9X9X25 blogging challenge. It started with this tweet from Terry Greene. The 9X9X25 Challenge has currently been promised 7200 sentences of reflective writing about teaching and learning over the next […]

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Extender Blogs

Personal Learning Network. Please RSVP.

Ontario Extend Instructions: “Write a blog post on the topic ‘Extending your PLN'” Well first, I need to document some treasures from the reading. Treasures from the reading: Twitter Directory for Higher Education Education Chat Calendar Now that that’s taken care of, I’d like to take a moment to express my excitement.  I had no idea Twitter is the place to be for educators. I spent the day Saturday lurking and blogging. I’m clearly fully committed. I just viewed one […]

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Extender Blogs

HyFlex Dinner Etiquette

Ontario Extend Instructions: “Choose one of the projects you identified (successful or otherwise) and draw a place setting for each person involved at the table.” (I’m bending the rules and choosing an in-progress project). Disclaimer: Novice potters were commissioned hence the wobbly shaped plates which may or may not be the same size as the chairs The set of dentures on the table is strictly metaphorical and not for serving purposes The Guest List: HyFlex Educator – that’s just me […]

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Extender Blogs, Ideas from Lead Extenders, West Cohort

Collaboration – For more than just a PLN

This week we start the Collaborator Module and I was delighted to be asked to write the introductory blog post for it. As you might have already gleaned from the previous weeks the Ontario Extend Modules are based very much on Simon Bates’ Anatomy of 21st Century Educators so I figured I’d start with his … Continue reading Collaboration – For more than just a PLN

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