Today’s increasingly connected, digital world has tremendous implications for every facet of the field of education: from teaching and learning to student well-being; from digital identity to institutional reputation; and everything in between. In this session, participants will take an in-depth look at the topic of school leadership in a connected world. Areas of focus will include:

  • Leveraging new possibilities for developing distributed leadership in staff and students.
  • Navigating the complexities of digital identity and what it means for student and teachers in the areas of both teaching and learning as well as wellness and reputation.
  • Considering the implications of schools’ digital reputations and taking steps to build a positive institutional presence online.
  • Taking up the tremendous affordances of online networks for professional development, collaboration, sharing, and community-building.
  • Examining and learning from notable examples of digital leadership from around the globe.
  • Providing leadership for classroom adoption of innovative practices for creating rich, networked learning environments.
  • Taking steps to develop your own critical digital literacies in order to support staff and students and to manage change in a fast-paced world.

Key Details

Date: Thursday 18 January 2018

Cost: $349 USD

Available for registration to non-conference attendees

About the Presenter

Professor, researcher, and speaker specializing in the areas of social media, technology integration, digital citizenship, and media literacy

Dr. Couros is a professor of educational technology & media at the Faculty of Education, University of Regina, Canada where he helps adults and youth take up the incredible affordances of the digital age, while at the same time, providing them with strategies to avoid the numerous pitfalls along the way.

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