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  • develop and complete projects to support the adult literacy field

  • facilitate service coordination and planning

  • support knowledge mobilization and collaboration

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Resources and Publications - Online Community of Practice Webinar Series

Free webinar series for Adult Literacy Professionals - Enhance Your Practice with Blended Learning!

Click here for a printable flyer of all of the webinars and registration links.

Click here for all the resources from these sessions.

1. Myth-busting

Join us as we bust some myths about e-Channel and discuss how blended learning can help your site reach its targets and enhance learner outcomes.
Presented by Linda Wright, Director of Sioux-Hudson Literacy Council’s Good Learning Anywhere Program

Thursday, September 28, 2017   2:30—3:30 pm EST
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2. No body snatching allowed!

Concerned that referring learners to e-Channel programming means losing credit for the work you do with them? Puzzled about how Milestones can be shared between your organization and e-Channel and reported in CaMS?

Find out how e-Channel supports your work and leaves the snatching to... zombies! 
Presented by Arlene Cronin, Program Director of the College Sector Committee for Adult Upgrading ACE Distance Delivery Program

Thursday, October 26, 2017   2:30—3:30 pm EST
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3. Best practices for makin' it all work

Would you like to know how working with e-Channel can help you and your organization even as you juggle the many other tasks that support your learners?
Find out what success can look like for organizations taking advantage of e-Channel blended learning, and come away with some tips and strategies that you can use.
Presented by Courtney Brown, Literacy Program Advisor for the Centres for Employment and Learning of the Avon Maitland District School Board.

Thursday, November 30, 2017   2:30—3:30 pm EST
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4. How to make it a WIN

Have you ever hesitated before registering your learners to e-Channel Blended Learning? Do you sometimes feel that your technology skills are not up to par to support your learners properly? Do you fear that blended learning might take away from your other LBS activities or impact your targets? If you've answered yes to one of these questions, this webinar is for you! Discover what supports are available to make working with e-Channel blended learning a WIN for you and your learners.
Presented by Philippe Landry, Program Manager of the Coalition ontarienne de formation des adultes (COFA) Formation à Distance Program (F@D) and Rachel Anne Normand, consultant and trainer with COFA

Thursday, January 25, 2018   2:30 - 3:30 pm EST
Register @ http://tinyurl.com/y9alj3yx

5. Tips and Tools from the Front Line....

Come put the icing on the cake to add to your knowledge about blended learning!  Please join Literacy Link Niagara's Common Front Line Focus Group to learn about their successes using digital tools with their learners.  For the past 16 years, literacy instructors in the Niagara Region have been meeting every two months through a forum called the Common Front Line Focus Group.  This group is comprised of at least one representative from each of the EO -funded LBS Programs in the Niagara Region – Anglophone, Francophone and Native.  The past year the group focused on digital literacy and developed a list of online websites, resources and tools that they commonly use with their learners.  This webinar will highlight these digital resources and share practical strategies the group uses in service delivery.

Presented by Jacky Catterick, Lead Instructor, District School Board of Niagara and Gay Douglas-Broerse, Executive Director of Literacy Link Niagara

Thursday, February 22, 2018   2:30—3:30 pm EST
Register @ http://tinyurl.com/ybvhqvm5