Learning in a Time of COVID: Strategies to Support Online Teaching and Learning


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Date:Sunday, February 28th, 2021
Time:2:00 PM – 3:30 PM
Description:From our youngest children in primary school to post-secondary students, online teaching, and learning can sometimes be a challenge. Join LDANL and a panel of 6 Education faculty from MUN for a discussion of online teaching and learning including some strategies for teachers and students. This will be of interest to parents, students, teachers, and others involved in online teaching and learning.

Christine Arnold
 is an Assistant Professor in the Adult Education/Post-Secondary program.

Christine will share strategies for maximizing and generalizing learning through an inverted classroom approach, experiential and problem-based learning pedagogies, and various multimedia software applications.

Saiqa Azam is an Assistant Professor in science education. Her research addresses teachers’ thinking/cognition/learning, pedagogical content knowledge, professional knowledge of practice, and pre-service teacher education.

Saiqa will discuss maximizing remote/online learning through synchronous and asynchronous sessions through a flipped-classroom
approach and various multimedia interactive technologies.

Alireza Moghaddam is an Assistant Professor of educational technology. His teaching and research focus on instructional designing and effective technology integration.

Alireza will talk about online/remote education dos and don’ts.

Kimberly Maich is a Professor in the area of special education. Her teaching, research, and service work focus primarily on autism spectrum disorder in inclusive classrooms. 

Sharon Penney is an Associate Professor, a certified teacher and registered psychologist with the Newfoundland and Labrador Psychology Board. 

Sharon and Kimberly will talk about the importance of understanding yourself as a learner; the importance of planning, organization, and setting realistic schedules; and the importance of breaking down tasks over a period of time.

Gabrielle Young is an Associate Professor who teaches undergraduate and graduate courses surrounding understanding and supporting students with specific learning disorders. 

Gabrielle will discuss strategies to support students in online learning.