An online workshop on using social media in distance education will be offered during UB on Februrary 22nd. The workshop, offered in French, will be animated by Nelson Jean of Université de Rimouski. Although the context of the discussion will be distance education, topics relevant to incorporating social media into one’s courses will be covered. Below is a description of the workshop followed by a translation.

Vous pensez utiliser Facebook, Twitter ou Google+ dans vos cours à distance afin d’échanger avec vos étudiants et vous souhaitez avoir des idées en ce sens? Vous aimeriez par exemple savoir quelles sont vos responsabilités à ce sujet? Vous aimeriez aussi connaître les avantages et les limites des réseaux sociaux? Vous souhaitez voir des exemples d’usages pédagogiques? Si c’est le cas, alors nous vous invitons à cet atelier sur les usages pédagogiques des réseaux sociaux.

Are you thinking of using Facebook, Twitter or Google + in your distance learning courses in order to exchange with students and would you like ideas onhow to do so? Would you, for example, like to know what your responsibilities are in using social media in your courses? Would you also like to know about social media’s advantages and limitations? Would you like to see examples of some of its pedagogical uses? If yes, you are invited to a workshop on the pedagogical uses of Social Media.

To register, click here. Registrations must be received by February 17th at 5pm.

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