The Festival of Learning 2016 has ended, it took place June 6–9, 2016. This post-secondary education event hosted more than 400 delegates, offering a variety of session formats, learning experiences, unique spaces, as well as social and networking events. Don’t miss the next Festival of Learning 2018 happening May 28-30, 2018.

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Tuesday, June 7 • 3:00pm - 3:45pm
Design for Inclusion (3:00 - 3:45) (Area 3B) LIMITED

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Limited Capacity seats available

Open Session Limited to 50 Participants (First-Come, First-In). This session takes place in a large ballroom environment, with one other session happening concurrently at the opposite end of the room. (Area 3B)

This interactive session will explore how education professionals can begin to create and sustain a teaching and learning environment that allows learners of different backgrounds, abilities, economic levels, values and beliefs to flourish and contribute in technologically integrated environments.

Objectives: Participants will be able to brainstorm strategies to increase the circle of inclusivity for their educational sphere of influence (Stated as a Community of Inquiry question: “How can we embrace diversity and increase our circle of inclusivity?”)

The session will include a short presentation, a 3 minute video on universal design, and two breakout (small group) sessions- each facilitated by one of the three facilitators.

Stephen Bishop, Online Learning Design Specialist, Douglas College
Hope Miller, Online Learning Designer/Trainer, Douglas Collegee
Mikki Herbold, Online Learning Designer/Trainer, Douglas College 

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Steven Bishop

Learning Designer, Douglas College
teaching and learning environments; experiential learning; curriculum design
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Mikki Herbold

Online Learning Designer/Trainer, Douglas College
Douglas College Instructional designer/Media Technologist
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Hope Miller

Learning Designer, Douglas College
Hybrid and online teaching and learning, Blackboard, Edtech blogger, SCETUG member, Open Douglas

Tuesday June 7, 2016 3:00pm - 3:45pm PDT
Grand Villa 3 Ballroom (Second Floor)