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Connecting Online MOOC (CO15)

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Language of Instruction: English

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          Conference Area | About the Presenters | Add the Calendar | About CO15

Connecting Online for Instruction and Learning is a free 3-day Massive Open Online Conference (MOOC) on the first weekend of February. The conference started in 2009 with CO09. CO15 is the 6th annual event from February 6-8, 2015.

Friday February 6Saturday February 7Sunday February 8
OOpening CeremonyPoodLL on MoodleDigital Literacy and Higher Education
Collaborative Teamwork in an Online Learning Environment- Possibilities and ChallengesOrganizational aspects in e-learning: the issue of knowledge managementEVO Minecraft MOOC
The EVOlution of JanConnecting Online to Improve Instructional Learning©Our Peer-Reviewed World: where Evaluation by Peers Becomes the World of Social Media Overnight
Copyrighting Cyberspace: Teaching Old Dogs New ClicksBooks on E-learning: Technology That TutorsToo many tools, too little time
Listening to Learners in Social MediaCollaborative Online LearningProfessional Learning Networks for Longlife Learners
Meeting in the Middle: Avoiding the Exploitative Pitfalls of Global LearningUsing Student Feedback for Continual Improvement of Your Online CourseEnglish Teacher’s Technology Toolbox
Friday February 6Saturday February 7Sunday February 8
How digital Marking and Flashcards Can Engage and Motivate Students Understanding Pair Work in Micro Teaching OnlineReaching All Learners in the Digital Age
Out of Time: Can Story Inspire Deeper Learning?The End of Online Learning - the Beginning of Mobile Acquiring Language SkillsByte Sized Possibilities That Transform Our Teaching
From tech crappy to tech savvyLearning Based on Location- thewanderingDesigning and Evaluating Online Collaborative Projects
Learning Facilitation and hands onuse of Internet applications for Virtual Education for Teachers Setting Up and Running a MOOC on WizIQ: Lessons Learned and in ProgressTeaching Technology Tools for Collaboration in K-20
PLCs Forever!Dealing with difficult students in the online classroomClosing Ceremony

WizIq has been sponsoring the event since 2009. Participants will be able to access the webinars using the WizIQ desktop on a Windows Operating System and the WizIQ, Inc apps on their iPads and iPhones. Get the Apps for free.

The theme of the current free conference is connecting online for collaborative work. The topics will include learning, research, instruction, book authoring, and online teaching and learning in the public and the private sector.

Past Recordings 
1. CO14
2. CO13
3. CO12
4. CO11

We also publish a book based on the presentations for those interested. Here’s the book from CO12 in printed form and in Kindle version .

The organizer of CO15 is Dr. Nellie Deutsch ( learn more about her ).

About the Instructor

Connecting Online for Instruction and Learning
Toronto, Canada

Join the 6th annual connecting online (CO09-CO15) on February 6-8 on WizIQ Live Class.

You are cordially invited to join the live online conference on the weekend of Feb 6-8, 2015. Each presentation will be for 45 min with 10 min for questions and answers. Please enroll in CO15 conference area (copy and paste link) for learning that goes beyond the classroom.

Integrating Technology 4 Active Lifelong Learning

Integrating Technology for Active Lifelong Learning or IT4ALL includes educators and students from around the world. The aim of the organization is to provide free and low cost personal and professional development using Moodle, WizIQ, and presentation tools that facilitate teaching as a way to learn.

Dr. Nellie Deutsch

Dr. Nellie Deutsch is a leader and mentor to teachers worldwide on educational technology. She’s an English language teacher (EFL), an online teacher at WizIQ, a faculty member at Atlantic University Masters of Arts in Transpersonal and leadership studies, on the steering committee of TESOL CALL-IS, the program coordinator at WAOE, MOOC and conference organizer, moderator, researcher, writer, speaker, Reiki practitioner, and relationship-based consultant. Nellie provides consultation on Moodle (course and learning management system) and WizIQ. She mentors educators on how to integrate technology into blended, the flipped class, and fully online programs to facilitate instruction and learning.

Nellie has been teaching English to speakers of other languages (EFL) since the mid 70s. She has been integrating technology (computer assisted language learning or CALL) into her classes since the mid 90s. Dr. Deutsch earned her doctorate in education and educational leadership with a specialization in curriculum and instruction from the University of Phoenix online with 3 face-to-face residencies in Atlanta, Georgia and Arlington, Virginia. Her dissertation research (available on ProQuest, Amazon) focused on instructor experiences with implementing technology in blended learning courses in higher education around the world. Dr. Deutsch is internationally known as a transformative leader, community builder, an expert in educational technology, coordinator of online professional development courses, and mentor to educators worldwide.


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These classes say CST, which is Central Mountain Time. I'm in Eastern Standard Time. What do I have to do? Figure out what time it will be here for a class?

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