Evaluation Practices for Informal/Self-Paced Adult Learning: April 13-May 1, 2009
The idea for this seminar began with an email exchange sparked by this question from Caren:
The timing was perfect. Here in British Columbia representatives from several colleges and universities are working on a special collaborative project to look at ways to formally recognize all kinds of professional development (including SCoPE seminars) for post-secondary faculty. They are asking similar questions:
It seemed like an ideal topic for a SCoPE seminar, and a nice extension to our 2006 seminar on informal learning, facilitated by Sarah Haavind and Nancy White. So three years later here we are revisiting some of that discussion, and focusing on the essential next step: evaluation practices.
About our facilitators
Caren Levine lives in New Jersey where she works in educational technology, online communities of practice, and with non-profits interested in social media, especially for learning. Caren is working on her dissertation in educational technology focusing on online professional development.
William Owen is Director of the Centre for Teaching, Learning, and Technology, and Associate Professor in Psychology at University of Northern British Columbia (UNBC). He is engaged in the scholarship of teaching and learning at UNBC and is the lead for the British Columbia project mentioned above.
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We would like to extend a special welcome to the new SCoPE members who will be joining us during this seminar, and hopefully many more times in the future!