May 29: Introducing Blended Learning in Settlement Language Programs
Sacred Heart School - Meeting Room
9624 108 Ave NW, Edmonton, AB T5H 1A4
- 4:30 - 5:00 p.m. - Snacks, beverages, and reconnect with other ESL practitioners.
- 5:00 p.m. to 6:00 p.m. - Introducing blended learning in settlement language programs by Martha Urquhart and Bonnie Nicholas.
Martha Urquhart and Bonnie Nicholas will talk about the free resources available to everyone working in English language teaching through New Language Solutions and LearnIT2Teach, as well as the LINC courseware (populated and hosted Moodle courses) available to instructors working in LINC. As well, we will have a sneak peek at the soon-to-be-launched avenue.ca, which will offer single sign-on for the LINC courseware, integration with Tutela, and an eportfolio option for PBLA.
Bonnie Nicholas has an MEd in TESL from the University of Alberta. She teaches in the LINC program at NorQuest College, where she has taught blended, online, and face-to-face classes. Her interests include continuing professional development, digital citizenship, and integrating language teaching and learning with digital technology. She also works with New Language Solutions as one of two mentors from NorQuest.
Martha Urquhart has an MA in Learning & Technology from Royal Roads University. She also teaches in the LINC program at NorQuest College, teaching blended as well as face-to-face classes. Her interests include finding ways to enable all students to access the learning they need or want to progress towards their goals. Martha works with Bonnie and New Language Solutions to offer mentoring on LearnIt2Teach.
Snacks and beverages will be provided so please RSVP so we know you can make it. https://forms.gle/CG6KquS6is3dvhma8
Hope to see you there!
Maryna Siek and Daniel Green
Edmonton Local Co-Chairs
ATESL Chapter: Edmonton