EduConnect #ECTO is a video series and discussion on how technology affects education. On May 30th, 2012 The EduConnect Panel Discussion was held to share how technology is affecting teachers, students and school boards, while exploring how social media is being applied in the classroom along with what startups and entrepreneurs are building to solve problems in the education sector. You can read more about the series here. If you weren’t able to attend the event, here’s a short glimpse on what was covered (video produced by Maurice Chang from The Work Republic):
In the below interview, Karim Kanji meets with Maria Moriarty, the Information Resource Officer at AlphaPlus Centre as part of the final installment in XConnect’s video series covering education, technology and social media.
AlphaPlus is a provincially-funded organization in Ontario that provides expertise to support adult educators. AlphaPlus does this through disseminating research, information and training to adult educators on innovative learning technologies – what technologies to use, how to use them, and when to use them. Their work informs practitioners, literacy organizations and agencies on tools and best practices, which results in more effective training of adult learners.
This video series is brought to you in partnership with XConnect, where we will share advice, interviews and insights from founders, entrepreneurs and stratups that explores the relationship between a specific industry and how it is being affected by technology. XConnect, a thirdocean project, aims to contribute and support the tech space and our overall economy by bringing together industry executives and influential consumers to build awareness and encourage positive change.