Forecast is a one-day, annual event where educators and partners share knowledge and information on distance & distributed learning within Alberta and at ADLC.

#ForecastADLC takes place at the DoubleTree by Hilton in Edmonton and via webcast on May 5, 2017.

Sessions

Keynote

with ADLC’s Director Brett Cooper and Principal Frank McCallum

This year’s keynote speaks to ADLC’s new systems—the culture of innovation they create, and the relationships they can help to foster. Plus, we’ll share the scoop on upcoming course updates, developments, and revisions.

Breakout A

with ADLC’s Chris Pethybridge

  • Learn all about ADLC’s Online Learning System (OLS) in this beginner course for Moodle users.

with ADLC’s Tara West and Denise Callihoo

  • Get help with common tasks in ADLC’s Student Information System (SIS), including an introduction to Gradebook.

with ADLC’s Lise Pethybridge and Carrie Mitchell

  • Explore ADLC’s approach to instructional design, from blueprinting through evaluation and piloting.

1. SuccessMaker®

with Pearson’s Tom Emerson and ADLC’s Dominick Gallo

  • Get the skinny on a stripped-down version of SuccessMaker that’s helping students of all ages with literacy and numeracy.

2. Social Studies

with ADLC’s Katrina Mitchell

  • What happens when we eliminate markers from an ADLC course?

3. Credit Recovery

with ADLC’s Sarah Davies

  • Explore options for recovering credits from unsuccessful course attempts.

Breakout B

with ADLC’s Chris Pethybridge

  • Learn all about ADLC’s Online Learning System (OLS) in this beginner course for Moodle users.

with ADLC’s Tara West and Denise Callihoo

  • Get help with common tasks in ADLC’s Student Information System (SIS), including an intro to Gradebook.

Presenter TBA

  • Explore the considerations for assessment and discover where is ADLC going.

1. Dual Credit Offerings with NAIT

with ADLC’s Jake Warkentin

2. Hunter Education

with ADLC’s Christie Borle

3. CONNECTIONS Program

with George Taven

Breakout C

with ADLC’s Chris Pethybridge

  • Take charge of your TS course. Learn the skills you need to start customizing in this Intermediate-level Moodle session.

with ADLC’s Carey Klassen

  • Learn the best tools and tricks Google has to offer to educators—and how to use them.

with ADLC’s Lise Pethybridge and Carrie Mitchell.

  • Volunteer to provide feedback in a facilitator-led session about a wide variety of ADLC resources.

*Note that this session will not be available live for those attending via webcast. Webcast attendees interested in participating will be provided with an online survey via email the week of the event.

1. Aboriginal Studies and Treaty Unit Development

with ADLC’s Nicola Ramsey

2. Flexing ADLC Resources in Indigenous Environments

with ADLC’s Jackie Watson

3. Teacher Support Resources at use in Maskwacis

with Nipisihkopahk Secondary School’s Bryan Richardson and ADLC’s Dominick Gallo

Schedule

8:30 am–9:15 am Breakfast

9:15 am–10:15 am Keynote

10:15 am–10:30 am Refreshments

10:30 am–11:30 am Breakout A

11:30 am–12:30 pm Lunch

12:30 pm–1:30 pm Breakout B

1:30 pm–2 pm Networking

2 pm–3 pm Breakout C

Location