Igniting a Global Learning Transformation through Custom Online Courseware

Concurrent Session 3

Brief Abstract

Learn how the University of Waterloo uses modern online learning tools to develop and administer customized STEM courses to thousands of students worldwide

Presenters

For over 20 years, Andrew has served higher education by acting as a bridge between the technology and education communities. During that time he has become a trusted advisor to both instructors and administrators, helping them make use of technology tools for online course delivery, testing and assessment, and in-class instruction. Andrew regularly shares his passion for education technologies by speaking worldwide at conferences and post-secondary campuses in support of the wide range of objectives within the academic community.

Extended Abstract

Join this presentation to learn how the University of Waterloo has taken a lead role in using modern online learning tools like Maplesoft's Möbius, to develop and administer customized STEM courses to students around the world. Waterloo's Faculty of Mathematics offers hundreds of mathematics, statistics and computer science courses, over 60 of which are now offered (or are in development) online.

Attend this presentation to discover:

  • How new technologies are revolutionizing the way educators and students view and access education
  • How the University of Waterloo is creating custom content for its online STEM courses, transforming the way they deliver education and connecting with students around the world
  • How Waterloo also delivers its Secondary School Courseware initiative to help prepare high school students for post-secondary STEM courses