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Social Media and Education: Live Conversation with Dr. Alec Couros and George Couros

On Wednesday, June ?, at 7pm EST/ 4pm PST (Convert To Your Local Time Here), members of the EDU PLN Ning and participants of #Edchat have the opportunity to join Dr. Alec Couros and George Couros in a live conversation about social media and education. Please post a question below to ask live during the event.

 

ABOUT THE SPEAKERS
3038940741_53a7426654_o.jpgDr. Alec Couros is an Associate Professor of educational technology & media at the Faculty of Education, University of Regina. He has given hundreds of workshops and presentations, nationally and internationally, on topics such as openness in education, social/networked learning, instructional design, digital citizenship, and critical media literacy. His graduate and undergraduate courses help current and future educators understand how to use and take advantage of the educational potential offered by the tools of connectivity. You can learn more about Alec at http://couros.ca.


george.jpgGeorge Couros is a Principal in Stony Plain, AB with a K-6 school that also houses a K-12 program to serve students with differentiated needs. He is a motivational workshop presenter in areas of successful technology integration in the classroom including the use of social media and digital citizenship. He has also several years as a technology integration coordinator for several schools and has used the power of Professional Learning Networks to not only connect with the three sites he oversees in different areas, but to also help connect his own teaching to other passionate educators around the world. You can learn more about George on his own professional blogfolio located at http://georgecouros.ca.

 

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