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Tuesday, December 11 • 1:55pm - 2:45pm
Moving Beyond Tweets & Pokes: Social Media for Deep Learning

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Social media services have exploded in use over the past few years. These new tools have fueled many debates around the relevance of new media in learning environments. Some see these tools as unnecessary distractions, while many other educators have accepted them into personal and classroom use. So what do we need to know about this new reality? What exemplars exist for social media in education? And, how can we use these tools to support student thoughtfulness, critical thinking, and creativity?

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Dr. Alec Couros

Professor- Information and Communication Technologies, University of Regina
Alec Couros is a Professor of educational technology and media and the Director of the Centre for Teaching and Learning at the University of Regina. He has given hundreds of workshops and presentations, nationally and internationally, on topics such as openness in education, networked... Read More →


Tuesday December 11, 2018 1:55pm - 2:45pm CST
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