Harnessing the Power of EdTech: How innovation is “disrupting” Educators

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Brief Abstract

In this 10-minute PechaKucha lightning session, we will present the challenges that face 21st century instructors in the adoption and implementation of technological innovations in teaching and learning. This session will examine the challenge's educators face when pedagogy and technology intersect; and will offer some practical solutions to incorporating technological innovations into teaching practice.  

Extended Abstract

In this 10-minute PechaKucha lightning session, we will present the challenges that face 21st-century instructors in the adoption and implementation of technological innovations in the classroom. This session will provide attendees with a brief overview of the challenges educators face when pedagogy and technology intersect; and will offer some practical solutions to incorporating technological innovations into teaching practice. 

 

Topics discussed will include the role technology plays in different learning environments, keeping pace with innovation, the integration of educational media, and how the COVID-19 pivot to teaching and learning online has amplified the need to modernize practices.  

 

Educators want to work smarter and not harder; this session will explore how to harness the power of education technologies and media effectively to empower students to take control of their learning in our rapidly changing times.