Faculty members at York University are invited to participate in a series of three free webinars that focus on teaching with Zoom. The webinar series is hosted by University Professor Emeritus Ron Owston and begins Aug. 26.
Each webinar will run one hour in an interactive format and present relevant information on teaching with Zoom. The series is organized through Contact North | Contact Nord, which offers training sessions and resources for faculty and instructors from Ontario’s public post-secondary education and training sectors.
Owston has hosted several webinars on effective use of Zoom for teaching. He is a University Professor Emeritus and senior scholar at York University, as well as former dean of the Faculty of Education and founding director of the Institute for Research in Learning Technologies.
The webinars in the upcoming series are:
- How to Use Zoom in the New (Blended) Normal: Models for Student Inclusion and Engagement – Aug. 26, 11 a.m. to 12 p.m. Register here.
- How to Use OBS Studio to Energize Your Zoom Presentations: Engage Your Students and Enrich Learning – Sept. 17, 11 a.m. to 12 p.m. Register here.
- How to Create Active and Engaging Learning Experiences with Zoom Breakout Rooms – Oct. 13, 1 to 2 p.m. Register here.
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