Workshop – Videoconferencing: Using Blended Technologies to Engage Students – Draft Agenda Thursday, April 26, 2007 ROYAL GLENORA CLUB


8:30 – 9:00 a.m. 9:00 – 9:40 a.m.

Refreshments and Coffee An Update on VC in Alberta Danny Maas, Project Coordinator, Videoconferencing, Alberta Education

9:40 – 10:40 a.m.

Evidence-Based Indicators to Sustain District Innovation in Videoconferencing Galileo Education Network – Dr. Sharon Friesen and Dr. Jennifer Lock

10:40 – 11:00 a.m.

Break Panel Discussion: Videoconferencing with a Blend of Technologies in Action Aspen View Regional Division, Battle River School Division, Wolf Creek School Division Braemar Room Lunch Engaging Students in VC Course Delivery Environments Breakout Sessions Braemar Room Using Blended Technologies for Knowledge Building in High Schools Candace Saar, Galileo Education Network Association Transition Time Engaging Students in VC Course Delivery Environments Breakout Sessions Braemar Room Crystal Room Web 2.0 + VC Course Delivery x Active Learning = Student Engagement Danny Maas, Alberta Education Strathcona Room Telecollaborative Project Possibilities for VC Teaching Cathy King, VC Regional Leads Network Crystal Room Teaching Spanish with VC Nathan Clark, Chinook's Edge School Division Strathcona Room Teaching Math & Science with VC and a blend of technologies Phoebe Arcilla, Alberta Distance Learning Centre

11:00 – 12:00 p.m.

12:00 – 1:00 p.m. 1:00 – 1:50 p.m.


1:50-2:00 2:00 – 2:50 p.m.


Research in Math with VC and Email Dr. Qing Li, University of Calgary

2:50 – 3:10 p.m.

Break Breakout Presenter Panel Discussion Phoebe Arcilla, Nathan Clark, Cathy King, Dr. Qing Li, Candace Saar, Danny Maas Braemar Room Closing

3:10 – 3:45 p.m.

3:45 p.m.

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