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Speaking, Presenting, Teaching, and Workshop Experience

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Festival of Learning May 28-30, 2018

"OER Adoption as a Community Project" with Ross McKerlich


Educational Technology Users Group: Education By Design Spring Jam June 1-2, 2016

"Open sharing systems to support Teaching & Learning Part I – Inspiration" with Beth Cougler Blom and Sylvia Riessner

"Open Sharing systems to support Teaching & Learning Part 2 – Ideation" with Beth Cougler Blom and Sylvia Riessner

"Spreading the FLO Jam: Sweet Ingredients for Successful Adoption" with Beth Cougler Blom and Sylvia Riessner


Festival of Learning June 6-9, 2016

"Facilitating Learning Online" with Leonne Beebe, Beth Cougler Blom, and Sylvia Riessner


Adult Basic Education Association of British Columbia Conference April 21 - 22, 2016

"Facilitating Learning Online" with Sylvia Riessner


Canadian Network for Innovation in Education Conference May 14-16, 2014

"Making Space for Intellectual Estuaries" with Alice MacGillivray and Nancy White


First Steps Into Learning and Teaching in Higher Education MOOC - January 27 - March 2, 2014

Invited speaker: Scholarly Reflective Practice in Communities


Congreso Internacional de Pedagogía y TIC December 5-7, 2013 

Invited speaker: "Learning Communities and Networks: Learning Where It Happens"
Workshop: Designing for Engagement


Adopting Open Textbooks September 23 - October 18, 2013

4-week online workshop, with Mary Burgess and Clint Lalonde


International Society for Cultural and Activity Research Regional Meeting -  July 3, 2013

Invited speaker: "Communities of Practice: Applying Sociocultural Perspective to Professional Learning"


Educational Technology Users Group Spring Workshop - June, 2013
"Being Visual: Examples in Practice" with Hilda Anggraeni
"The Process of  Making a Graphic Wall" with Hilda Anggraeni, Heather Kincaid, and Leva Lee
"Spidergram: How are we doing" with Hilda Anggraeni and Leva Lee 


First Steps Into Learning and Teaching in Higher Education MOOC - May-June, 2013

Invited speaker: "Building Open Communities"

Member of the tutor team


Moodle Moot - February, 2013

"Learning Together About First Nations Pedagogy" with June Kaminski

"How do I" networking event with Frances Long


Thompson Rivers University - December 7, 2013

"A Day of Learning" with Christine Adam, Irwin Devries, Brian Lamb, Jim Groom, Jeff Miller, Lisa Thiessen


Adopting Open Textbooks - one-day workshops

On location:

November 27, 2012: Thompson Rivers University, with Una Daly, Terrie McAloney, Irwin DeVries, and Brian Lamb

November 29, 2013: University of Northern British Columbia, with Una Daly, Terrie McAloney, Heather Smith, and Grant Potter

Kwantlen Polytechnic University, with Terrie Mcaloney, Jane Fee, Paul Stacey

Camosun College, with Mary Burgess, Sybil Harrison, Nancy Sly, Clint Lalonde


Educational Technology Users Group Fall Workshop - November 2, 2012

"Pedagogical Lessons Learned as Students and Facilitators in Massive Online Open Courses" with Judy Chan and panelists: Brian Lamb, Paul Stacey, Gina Bennett, Bob Byrne, and Bonnie Johnston


International Society for the Scholarship of Teaching and Learning - October 24-27, 2012
Presentation: "Value Creation in a Professional Learning Community" 


Connected Educator Month - August 30, 2012

"System Convenors in Education" with Etienne Wenger-Trayner, Bev Wenger-Trayner, Patrice Linehan, Nancy Movall, Leisa Gallagher, Darren Cambridge, and Julie Duffield


2012 Gathering of Online Community Enthusiasts - May 2011

Facilitator with Michelle Laurie, Nancy White, John Smith, Alice MacGillivray, Dave Pollard 


Educational Technology Users Group Spring Workshop- June 7-8, 2012

Workshop: "Playing with Spidergrams, Action Notebooks, and Crayons: Exploring the ETUG Community Orientations Together" with Steering Committee Members


First Steps Into Learning and Teaching in Higher Education MOOC - May-June, 2012

Member of the tutor team


UBC Okanagan Learning Conference - May 2-3, 2012 
Workshop: "The Scholarship of Teaching and Learning Collaborative: A Website Resource" with Gary Hunt, Heather Hurren, Janine Hirtz, and Peter Authur


Educational Developers Caucus Conference - February 22-24, 2012

Workshop: "Educational Development Via the Backchannel" with Grant Potter, Giulia Forsythe, Stephanie Chu, and William Owen | session description


Institute for Scholarship of Teaching and Learning 2011 Symposium on Scholarship of Teaching and Learning - November, 2011

"Scholarship of Teaching & Learning (SoTL) Collaborative" with Gary Hunt


Graphic Facilitation Workshop - July 13-15, 2011

Social Reporter


Society for Teaching and Learning in Higher Education - June, 2011

"Supporting Scholarship of Teaching and Learning Communities Through a Web Portal" Roundtable discussion and,

"SoTL - Connect" poster / demo with Heather Hurren, Gary Hunt, Peter Arthur and Janine Hirtz


Educational Technology Users Group Spring Workshop June 2011

Workshop: "Facilitating in the Open"


Moodle Moot -  May, 2011
"Facilitating in the open" | presentation slides


Northern Voice - May, 2011

"Drawing on Walls" with Michelle Laurie | presentation slides


2011 Gathering of Online Community Enthusiasts - May 2011

Facilitator with John Smith, Alice MacGillivray, Paul Stacey, and Jonny Morris


My Practice Series - April 1-10, 2011

Invited guest to share my practice as community steward for SCoPE


Learning and Knowledge Analytics MOOC - January 10 - February 18, 2011

Facilitator with George Siemens, Tanya Elias, Jon Dron, and Dave Cormier


Douglas College Symposium in Teaching and Learning - August, 2010
"Educating for Internationalization"

Communities of Practice in Higher Education, University of Birmingham - May, 2010

"Enablers: How does a community develop over time?"


2010 Gathering of Online Community Enthusiasts - May 2010

Facilitator with Nancy White, Alice MacGillivray, and Paul Stacey


Citizen Engagement Spotlight Session - April, 2010

"Build it so they will come" with Paul Stacey (2 presentations: one focusing on SCoPE and the second on Dare2BDigital)


Q&A with Bev Trayner and Etienne Wenger, Workshop, New Zealand - February, 2010
SCoPE - What's involved in community stewardship? (online)


Educational Developers Caucus - February, 2010

"The Learn Together Collaboratory" with Andrew Marchand, Paul Stacey, and Nancy Randall

" Bringing it Back Home: Learning about teaching in other cultures" with Vivian Neal and Celia Popovic


ALT-C - September, 2009

SCoPE - Seven Principles For Cultivating Communities of Practice (part of The Agenda of Research Culture session)


Improving University Teaching - July 2009

"Creating Collaborative Online Communities of Practice: Challenges and Opportunities" with Nancy Randall, Tom Carey, Paul Stacey and Andrew Marchand


Canadian e-Learning Conference - June 2009

"Shifting Landscapes of Professional Learning" with Betty Gilgoff and Julie Hengstler


2009 Gathering of Online Community Enthusiasts - May 2009

Facilitator with Nancy White, John Smith, Alice MacGillivray, and Paul Stacey


Moodle Moot - April, 2009

"SCoPE - An open, online community for people like you"

"How we do what we did" with Jill Calliou, Randy LaBonte, and Frances Long

"University of Manitoba: Moodle for conferences and massive open online courses"

Coordinator and Moderator: "Showcasing Saskatchewan and Manitoba" with Patricia Yeske, Delise Fathers, and Rob Wall

Moderator: "Finishing the Moodle Canvas - Encouraging Greater Usability" with Scott Tearle

Moderator: "Moodle Theming Workshop" with Julian Ridden


CPSquare.org Wikis all around the world and all the way conference - January, 2009

"Wiki as a Platform Element" with Eric Sauve


BCcampus Educational Technology Users Group Fall Workshop - November, 2008

Facilitator, "Exploring Our Boundaries" panel discussion

Panelists: Lynette Jackson, Gina Bennett, Solvig Norman


CPSquare.org Research and Dissertation Fest - November, 2008

Facilitator for Alice MacGillivray's "Perceptions and Uses of Boundaries by Respected Leaders"


Tech It Up - August, 2008

"Online Communities for Learning Together"


Ask the Experts: Educational Communities of Practice - June 4, 2008

Online Event at the Best Practice Models for E-learning Community

Experts: Etienne Wenger, Sylvia Currie, and Helen Walmsley


Shaping Our Future: Toward a Pan-Canadian E-learning Research Agenda - May, 2008

Conference Facilitator 


CPSquare.org Research and Dissertation Fest - April, 2008

"SCoPE: The Design of an Online Community"


Aboriginal Learning Knowledge Centre Conference -- Seeing Ourselves in the Mirror: Giving Life to Learning, Feburary, 2008

Workshop: First Natiions Pedagogy for Online Learning with June Kaminski


2008 ICT Summit, February, 2008

Workshop: First Natiions Pedagogy for Online Learning with June Kaminski


CPSquare.org Long Live the Platform Conference, January 11 - February 1, 2008

Moodle Platform Spokesperson and Support


BCcampus Educational Technology Users Group Spring Workshop May, 2007

"In the Moodle" workshop with Tracy Roberts


CADE-AMTEC May, 2007

"SCoPE: Essential Elements for Online Community", with Heather Ross


Moodlemoot May, 2007

Birds of a Feather Facilitator: "Moodle for Community", 2 sessions

"Using Moodle for Online Community"

"Dealing with the Challenges Remote Communities Face with Online Learning", with George Cavaliere


KnowSchools KnowWeek April, 2007

"Canadian Learning Resources", a week-long discussion and showcase of resources, with Commonwealth of Learning


Northern Voice February 23 - 24, 2007

Panel Presentation: "Social Software for Learning Environments", Brian Lamb, D'Arcy Norman, Chris Lott, Jon Beasley-Murray


KnowTIPS Online Conference February 23 - 27, 2006

Organizing partner


Moodlemoot Canada Conference, February 16-20, 2006 Port Alberni, British Columbia

(Conference cancelled. Accepted presentations listed.)

Presentation and Discussion: "Designs for Students, by Students ", with D. Gambler

Presentation and Discussion: "Moodle for Online Community", with E. Wallace


WCET 17th Annual Conference: e-Learning, e-Llusions, and Triumphs November 2005 San Franscisco, California

Roundtable: "Open Source: Is It the Learning Management System You Wanted?", R. Ramsey, S. Leslie, D. Hood

NVIT case handout


BCcampus Educational Technology Users Group Spring Workshop, 2005 Merritt, British Columbia

Workshop: "Build a Course in Moodle", with G. Bennett, H. Jackson, F. Long, S. Cooper, S. Morrison


Adult Basic Education Association of British Columbia Conference, May 2005, Celebrating Heritage, Culture and Education, Merritt, British Columbia

Presentation: "Implementing Moodle at an Aboriginal College", with D. Gambler


BCcampus Educational Technology User Group Fall Workshop, 2004 Vancouver, British Columbia

Presentation: "Why Moodle?", with D. Gambler and C. Littlewood


BC Computer Curriculum Consortium, 2003 Vancouver, British Columbia

Presentation: "Tools to Support Community", with F. Long and H. Kershaw


BC Computer Curriculum Consortium, 2002 Kelowna, British Columbia

Presentation: "Building a Learning Community", with F. Long


TeleLearning 2001 Vancouver, British Columbia

Poster Presentation: "Clearing the fog of imposed design on the Global Educators' Network", with S. Reibling


Connections 2001 Whistler, British Columbia

Presentation: "The Global Educators' Network", with F. Long and K. Britt


TeleLearning 2000 Toronto, Ontario

Poster Presentation: "Global Educators' Network: Emerging Trends and Needs", with S. Nyrop


TeleLearning 1999 Montreal, Quebec

Award-winning Poster Presentation: "Advancing Online Educational Practice through Researcher/Teacher/Student Collaboration", with J. Gundersen and M. Campos

Poster Presentation: "Responding to Emergent Needs of Collaborative Practice", with L. Teles


EdMedia 1999 Seattle, Washington

Presentation: "An activity theory framework for anticipating the needs of learning communities", with M. Campos


TeleLearning 1998 Vancouver, British Columbia

Poster Presentation: "Virtual-U Instructor Support Tools"

Panel Presentation: "TeleLearning in Practice: What is the  Business Case?"

Participated in workshop: Human Computer Interaction


WebNet 1998 Orlando, Florida

Paper: "Situated learning in course exemplars: Instructional design considerations", with V.Rossner & S.Chu

Poster: "Web-based support for technology integration", with S.Chu


1998 Symposium on Innovative Teaching Simon Fraser University

Presentation: "Resolving instructional barriers to successful innovative teaching"


1998 Congress of the Social Sciences and Humanities Ottawa, Ontario

Presentation: "Technology integration: Centralizing instructional support", with S.Chu


1997 Alberta Teachers' Association Computer Council Jasper, Alberta

Presentation: "Making the web really interactive: Collaborative project based learning using AlivePages"


1997 September TA Day Simon Fraser University

Workshop Leader: "Using the Web to Establish Group Coherence"


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