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D2L Connection: Atlantic Provinces Edition

Date/Time:
Friday, May 31, 2019
8:45am–3:30pm (AT)
Location:
Holland College
*Florence Simmons Performance Hall
140 Weymouth Street, Charlottetown,
Prince Edward Island, C1A 4Z1

*Florence Simmons Performance Hall is located in Charlottetown Centre of the Prince of Wales Campus.

D2L Connection: Atlantic Provinces is your opportunity to connect with peers and D2L staff, exchange product feedback, share effective practices, and network with other Learning Professionals.

This D2L Connection will showcase teaching and learning within Brightspace, and sessions will feature topics such as effective practices in instructional design, technology integration, and administrative management. It’s a great opportunity to exchange new ideas, as well as learn more about the Brightspace community.

This event is sponsored by D2L and hosted by Holland College in Charlottetown, Prince Edward Island.

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Schedule

8:45am–9:15am
Registration and refreshments
9:15am–10:05am
Opening Session
Patricia Shields, Director of Programs, Curriculum, & Instructional Development

Fireside Chat with John Baker, Founder and CEO, D2L

10:15am–11:05am
Breakout Sessions
Building Instructor Tools with Brightspace API; Thomas Hawkins, Memorial University Newfoundland

Intelligent Uses for Intelligent Agents; Barry Dahl, D2L

Brightspace Assessments: Trying the Tools Together; Randolph Streich, D2L

11:15am–12:05pm
Breakout Sessions
5 Tips to Increase Instructor Presence in Brightspace; Kevin Cormier, New Brunswick Community College

Online Trades Delivery; Theresa Pittman, College of the North Atlantic

Going Mobile with Brightspace; Randolph Streich, D2L

12:15pm–12:55pm
Lunch
1pm–1:50pm
Breakout Sessions
What’s New - Annotate This, Activity Feed That!; Colleen Myer, Holland College

Designing Online Courses for Flexibility - a Key Component for Student Satisfaction; Barry Dahl, D2L

Effective Practices for D2L Admins: Roundtable Discussion for D2L Site Admins - Randolph Streich, D2L

2pm–2:50pm
Breakout Sessions
Increasing Student Success with Pre-enrollment and Self-registration Prep Courses; Dave Kell, New Brunswick Community College

Ten Bright Ideas to make your Brightspace Courses More Accessible to Students with Disabilities; Barry Dahl, D2L

Getting the most out of the Virtual Classrooms and Video Assignments - Randolph Streich, D2L

3pm–3:30pm
Closing Session
schedule subject to change

Hotels & Accommodations

Hotel rates for attendees are available at Holland College - Glendenning Hall only. Other close by hotels include The Great George and Best Western Charlottetown.

Holland College - Glendenning Hall 331 Grafton Street, Charlottetown, PE, C1A 1L9 RATE: The residence is offering a special room rate of $79 for a double or triple room. DURATION: Thursday, May 30th – Sunday, June 2nd June. RESERVE: Use the link provided to book your room. To receive rate, you must use booking code 0519 PHONE: (902) 367-7702

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The Great George 58 Great George St, Charlottetown, PE C1A 4K3 There are no special rates offered at this location. The Great George is a 9-minute walk from Holland College. RESERVE: Use the link provided to book your room. PHONE: (902) 892-0606

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Charlottetown Inn & Conference Center (formerly Best Western) 238 Grafton St, Charlottetown, PE C1A 1L5 There are no special rates offered at this location. The Charlottetown Inn is a 2-minute walk from Holland College RESERVE: Use the link provided to book your room. PHONE: (902) 892-2461

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