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Sunday, April 19 • 1:00pm - 4:30pm
Digital Footprint: Ostriches vs. Eagles - Digitally Responsible Education

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This half day pre-conference session will take educators through the foundations for digitally responsible education—from understanding the nature of social media & cloud computing, open & fenced systems, frameworks for degrees of openness and risk; digital tools, privacy & FIPPA/PIPA; digital footprints & professionalism; safety considerations; digital citizenship education & resources; AUPs, policies & procedures; as well as introduction to The Privacy Compass, an open tool to fast track adoption of social media, cloud and other web 2.0 tools with consideration of privacy legislation.

This session will be led by Julia Hengstler, Professor, VIU, and author of The Compliance Continuum: FIPPA & BC Public Educators (April 2014); A K-12 Primer for British Columbia Teachers Posting Students’ Work (May 2013); Managing Your Digital Footprint: Ostriches v. Eagles (Education for a Digital World 2.0 Volume 1) fresh off her presentation, Privacy Legislation in the Trenches of BC Education at the Office of the Information & Privacy Commissioner for BC.

The session’s co-presenters are Breanne Quist (Anchor Academy) and Kristin Sward (Cultus Lake Community School, SD33).  These educators studied with Julia in the Online Learning & Teaching Post Graduate Diploma (OLTD) program at VIU. Breanne & Kris successfully completed the OLTD program and have recently completed the requirements for their Master of Education (Leadership) degree at VIU with practical project work in this area. Breanne is the developer of The Privacy Compass (www.privacycompass.ca), and Kristin Sward is author of Digital Citizenship in the Intermediate Classroom (http://ksviudigitalcitizenshipdlf.weebly.com/).

The presenters will also be sharing work of fellow OLTD & M.Ed. cohort colleague, Tracy Cameron on AUPs.

Delegates will have access to the presentation slides; Links to e-resources for professional development from the 3 presenters in their key areas; strategies & processes for dealing with issues related to digital responsibility of schools, educators, & students.

Here is the link to Kristen's masters work: http://ksviudigitalcitizenshipdlf.weebly.com/ 

PowerPoint presentation is here.

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Julia Hengstler

Professor/Educational Technologist/Chair Ctr for Education & CyberHumanity, Vancouver Island University
Julia is the Educational Technologist with the Faculty of Education at Vancouver Island University & an Instructor in Educational Technology. Julia has a broad instructional background teaching students from grade 6 to adult in both traditional and non-traditional contexts. Her subject... Read More →
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Breanne Quist

Distance Learning Teacher, Anchor Academy
Breanne Quist is distance learning teacher for Anchor Academy. She teaches grade 8 and 9 as well as some elective courses at the high school level. All of her students are fully online learners. In the fall of 2014, Breanne created a website called The Privacy Compass (www.privacycompass.ca... Read More →
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Kristen Sward

Teacher, Chilliwack School District 33
Still relatively new to all of this techie stuff, I've spent the last few years implementing mobile devices, Chromebooks and various Web 2.0 tools in my classroom in order to engage and challenge my students. I quickly realized the need for digital citizenship practices and lessons... Read More →

Sunday April 19, 2015 1:00pm - 4:30pm PDT
  Half-day Pre-conference

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