Saturday, March 26, 2011

Week of March 28, 2011 - Live, Interactive, and Free Webinars in Elluminate

Below are this week's public, free, and interactive Webinars through LearnCentral.org, the social learning network for education that I work on for Elluminate.

The time of the events below will show up automatically in your own time zone when you are registered in LearnCentral and when you have chosen your time zone in your profile, or you can check the new event time converter on the event page. Event recordings are posted and available after the events if you aren't able to attend them live. If you are looking for an easy calendar import / RSS feed for these events, you'll now find a link on your calendar page or the calendar page of specific groups!

We hope you will consider hosting your own public webinars using the free LearnCentral public room--instructions are available by joining the "Host Your Own Webinar" group on the main announcement tab (http://www.learncentral.org/group/3432/host-your-own-webinars).

Thanks for your attention, and see you online!

EFACILITATE (Australia Series)
Mon 28 Mar 03:00AM New York / Mon 28 Mar 07:00AM GMT / Mon 28 Mar 07:00PM Sydney
Coach Carole. Why is it necessary to build online community when facilitating online? Join this webinar to participate in this discussion.
http://www.learncentral.org/event/145068

ET@LKING: WHERE TO START IMMERSING TECHNOLOGY IN EDUCATION, PART 2: THE STAFF! (Australia Series)
Mon 28 Mar 02:00PM New York / Mon 28 Mar 06:00PM GMT / Tue 29 Mar 06:00AM Sydney
Anne Mirtschin. This topic continues this week, looking at how we bring staff on board in immersing technology in education.
http://www.learncentral.org/event/148476

TECHNOLANGUAGES LIVE - IPADS IN THE LANGUAGES CLASSROOM (Australia Series)
Tue 29 Mar 05:00AM New York / Tue 29 Mar 09:00AM GMT / Tue 29 Mar 09:00PM Sydney
Jess McCulloch. Discussion about ideas on how to use iPads in the languages classroom - and whether or not this is a tool that we want to use. Also, a critical discussion about apps for language learning.
learncentral.org/event/143030/

APPLES AND ORANGES: EMPLOYEE SKILLS ASSESSMENT DRIVING BUSINESS PERFORMANCE (Elluminate)
Wed 30 Mar 01:00PM New York / Wed 30 Mar 05:00PM GMT / Thu 31 Mar 05:00AM Sydney
Ajay Pangarkar. This session directly addresses the need to develop and implement real-time employee training assessment strategies specifically designed to meet targeted business objectives. Utilizing an actual high-tech, consumer electronic Fortune 100 company renamed 'Orange Inc.' as a session case, participants discover how a company with exceptional customer support is driven in part by their focused training and employee assessment strategy.
http://www.learncentral.org/event/142223

ANVILL TRAINING WEBINAR (Host Your Own Webinar Series)
Wed 30 Mar 06:00PM New York / Wed 30 Mar 10:00PM GMT / Thu 31 Mar 10:00AM Sydney
Jeff Magoto. This webinar will showcase course design and customization with ANVILL.
http://www.learncentral.org/event/138503

P2PU COURSE - CURRICULUM DEVELOPMENT (Math 2.0 Series)
Wed 30 Mar 07:30PM New York / Wed 30 Mar 11:30PM GMT / Thu 31 Mar 11:30AM Sydney
Maria Droujkova.
http://www.learncentral.org/event/131370

EDUCATION'S 3GS: GPS, GEOCACHING, AND GOOGLE EARTH AND MAPS (Host Your Own Webinar Series)
Wed 30 Mar 08:00PM New York / Thu 31 Mar 12:00AM GMT / Thu 31 Mar 12:00PM Sydney
Rushton Hurley. American students lack knowledge of world and local geography. Outdoor resources are being used less -- to the point that we could lose our natural treasures. The more physically engaged students are in their learning, the more effective and permanent the learning will be. Integrating GPS technology, geocaching, and Google Earth into all subject areas is one way to meet many students' needs all at once. Participants will learn about specific projects, including Google Earth placemarks, using wikis for collaborative planning, EduCaching ™ and other curricular uses of geocaching, and GPS units for data collection.
http://www.learncentral.org/event/144932

THE ROLE OF TECHNOLOGY IN THE COMMON CORE (Host Your Own Webinar Series)
Thu 31 Mar 05:00PM New York / Thu 31 Mar 09:00PM GMT / Fri 1 Apr 09:00AM Sydney
Jason Borgen. Time will be spent to see how technology can assist in mastery of the standards and identify specific technologies and web 2.0 tools that can be used to assist teachers and schools in closing the digital-divide and most importantly, the achievement gap.
http://www.learncentral.org/event/143151

COLLABORIZE (Classroom 2.0 LIVE)
Sat 2 Apr 12:00PM New York / Sat 2 Apr 04:00PM GMT / Sun 3 Apr 04:00AM Sydney
Kim Caise, Lorna Costantini and Peggy George. Colt Briner, Co-Creator with Caitlin Tucker will join the Classroom 2.0 LIVE co-hosts to discuss the We Collaborize community.
http://www.learncentral.org/node/148708

LEARN TO BE - ONLINE LEADERSHIP EXCHANGE (Learn To Be - Online Leadership Exchange)
Sat 2 Apr 03:00PM New York / Sat 2 Apr 07:00PM GMT / Sun 3 Apr 07:00AM Sydney
Jingshen Zhao. Learn To Be is a non-profit that provides free online tutoring to children in underserved communities. The Online Leadership Exchange is a meeting open to the public where leaders from the various University Chapters come together to share updates and discuss best practices.
http://www.learncentral.org/event/147482
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