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SABES is pleased to offer this online EdTech Distance Ed Strategy Session on expanding equitable access in distance education classes, thanks to our partnership with the EdTech Center at World Education.

As adult educators, the decisions we make when working toward equitable access have a direct impact on adult learners and their learning. In this online workshop, you will learn about strategies for addressing racial equity within the context of distance education classes.

Please join colleagues within Massachusetts and around the United States for this one-hour session presented by our PD partners at World Education and Outreach and Technical Assistance Network (OTAN). 

How to register: Because this workshop is being hosted by the Ed Tech Center, please register directly with the EdTech Center here

    Audience

    This professional development activity/course is designed for:

  • All adult educators interested in strengthening equitable access through distance education classes
Description

CommonHealth ACTION defines equity as "providing all people with fair opportunities to attain their full potential to the extent possible."

In this Distance Education Strategy Session, The Change Agent Editor Cynthia Peters and Kamala Red, instructor at the Mid-Manhattan Learning Center, will share how racial equity can be addressed in distance education classes.

OTAN’s Distance Learning Projects Coordinator Penny Pearson and Coordinator of Technology Projects Neda Anasseri will focus on how accessibility features can support equity for programs, instructors, and learners.

Following the lightning talks, each presenter will be available for informal small group discussion. 

    Learning Objectives

    Upon completion of this professional development activity/course, you will be able to:

  • Identify and implement at least one strategy to strengthen equitable access through distance learning classess
Date
01/14/2022 - 1:00 pm to 01/14/2022 - 2:00 pm
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Location

Online
United States

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Topic Area
DEI (Diversity, Equity, Inclusion)
Distance and Blended Learning
Education Leadership / Management