Virtually Connecting to the IUA Enhancing Digital Teaching and Learning Launch event from ICDE WCOL

We’re connecting to presenters of the Irish Universities Association launch event from the ICDE World Conference on Online Learning in Dublin, Ireland. The onsite buddy for this conversation is Kate Molloy (@hey_km) who is part of the project team for a national project in Ireland run through the Irish Universities Association (IUA) Enhancing Digital Capacity in teaching and learning in the seven universities in Ireland. This project is being led nationally by Sharon Flynn (@sharonlflynn). The project launch is held at the end of the World Conference on Online Learning. We’ll chat with members of the project team and special guests.

Thursday, November 7th at 4:30 pm (Dublin time)

The virtual buddy for this conversation is Helen DeWaard @hj_dewaard and the onsite buddy is Kate Molloy (@hey_km). Onsite guests will include Sharon Flynn (@sharonlflynn), Morag Munro (@MunroMo), Vishwajeet Gain (@VishwajeetGain), and Andreia Inamorato (@aisantos). 

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If you’re interested in joining the conversation online there are many ways for you to connect. Reach out to Helen DeWaard @hj_dewaard or Kate Molloy (@hey_km) on Twitter to say “I’d like to join this conversation”. This will let them know you are interested in this session. You can also tweet  @vconnecting, or leave a comment below. We’ll ask for your email address so we can send you a link to the session just before it goes live. The session time is local to the conference site but the link shows the time where you are. 

How to Participate

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You can participate virtually in any of the following ways:

  1. Active session participation: be a participant in these sessions and talk to the guests and other participants. Send us a DM on Twitter or leave a comment below. One of us will contact you to get your email address, and then you will get a confirmation email a day or so before the event, with a reminder of time and the link to participate in Zoom session around half an hour before the event. All you need in order to do this is to have working audio on your computer or phone/tablet and have Zoom installed on your computer (though Zoom does also work on browser without installing the app) or have the phone app. You can also participate in the session and communicate with other session guests via text chat (the virtual buddy will occasionally read out what you wrote or invite you to say it out loud).
  2. Watch and tweet: watch the session live (see Twitter for updated links to watch, or go to our YouTube channel). If you choose to Tweet along, please tag @VConnecting.
  3. Watch the recording later: watch the session recorded (we will embed the recorded YouTube videos above, or our YouTube channel).
  4. Become a buddy: If after you’ve participated you’d like to join our team and help organize future events, become a “buddy” by joining Virtually Connecting. We’ll add you to our Slack team which we use for this purpose.

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