Frontiers of Innovation: Curriculum Change in Online Learning Environments


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Wednesday, April 18 • 7:00pm - 8:00pm
Developing 21st century skills: Why blended and digital learning are so important

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Session description:

Join Tony as he provides an overview of blended and digital learning, setting a framework for the 2-day symposium following.   In his talk, Tony will:
  • identify core 21st Century skills and why they are important for today's teachers;
  • provide background research on what we know about skills development;
  • indicate how blended and open education can facilitate the development of such skills; and
  • demonstrate how this affects course and curriculum design.

During his presentation, Tony will touch on notions related to online design for indigenous learning, especially a need for new design and development models.  
Tony will leave us with three or four action items to take forward for our dialogue and deliberations during the next two days of the symposium.

Tony will draw on some of the work already published in his online book Teaching in a Digital Age.  
Check out his online book (free) here:

Ask your own questions for the presenter. Add your questions/comments to the shared Google doc here:

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Tony Bates

President & CEO, Tony Bates & Associates
Tony Bates is President and CEO of Tony Bates Associates Ltd, a private company specializing in consultancy and training in the planning and management of e-learning and distance education. He is also Distinguished Visiting Professor in the G. Raymond Chang School of Continuing Education, Ryerson... Read More →

Wednesday April 18, 2018 7:00pm - 8:00pm PDT