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MADLaT Conference 2012 - Weekly Highlights Mar 7/12
Posted Wednesday, March 7, 2012 9:13 AM
 
The Manitoba Association for Distributed Learning and Training (MADLaT) will hold an International Conference in Winnipeg on May 3-4,2012.
 

MADLaT 2012 Conference – Université de Saint-Boniface

May 3rd & 4th, 2012

 

Welcome to MADLaT 2012! 

 

Early Bird Price

If you and your colleagues register early by March 31st for MADLaT 2012, you will have two chances to win an Echo Smartpen that has a Micro-USB connector, memory storage, and a built-in speaker to review your audio notes after a meeting. 

(http://www.livescribe.com/en-ca/smartpen/echo/)  

 

WEEKLY HIGHLIGHTS

International presenters

This year’s MADLaT conference will include presenters from the international community.  Coming  to Manitoba, they will offer a differentiated perspective on educational technology in other educational and work systems different from our own.

 

Session 11

The debate continues whether technology changes our mental construct.  Do the modern-day tools we use alter our behaviours and how so?  In their presentation, Instructional Design for Hypermedia Learning Materials, Ahmed Aldraiweesh and Uthman Alturki will discuss how hypermedia learning changes our learning environment, especially in the acquisition of knowledge, skills, attitudes and values in Virtual Learning Environments and other types of Online Educational media.

 

Session 22

How are educators using Social Media to guide the learning process in real-time? Martin Löfgren and Per Ahlkvist from the Department of Education in Karlshamn, Sweden will present A Formative Dialogue Method Using Social Media. By helping their students to develop writing skills through critical feedback using social media, learners concurrently develop their analytical and writing skills in online forums.

 

Read more about the MADLaT 2012 event at

http://madlat.ca/conference2012/default.htm. 

 

Please remember to register early to qualify for the Echo Smartpen draw!  Read more about this wonderful tool at www.livescribe.com/en-ca/smartpen/echo . We look forward to connecting with you at MADLaT 2012.

 

You can access the online REGISTRATION at

(http://www.madlat.ca/conference2012/registration.htm)

 

We look forward to seeing you at MADLaT 2012.

 

 
For more information, contact:
Carolle Roy
Chair, MADLaT
Université de Saint-Boniface
caroy@ustboniface.mb.ca