CIDER session, Jan 7

We would like to invite you to the next presentation in our series of free CIDER sessions. Our next session features a presentation and discussion with Dr. Michael Barbour and Robin Stewart from Wayne State University.

Title: A Snapshot State of the Nation: K-12 Online Learning in Canada

In this session, Dr. Michael Barbour and Robin Stewart will discuss the state of K-12 online learning in Canada based upon an abbreviated study. The presenter will provide a province by province, territory by territory discussion of K-12 distance education and online learning policies and activity. A complete version of the abbreviated study can be viewed at:
http://www.inacol.org/resources/docs/NACOL_CanadaStudy-lr.pdf

When: Wednesday, January 7, 2009, 11am-12pm MDT (Edmonton)

Where: Online via Elluminate at:
http://tinyurl.com/3p4ksk

Invitation: Special Issue of The Canadian Journal for Science, Mathematics, and Technology Education

The Canadian Journal for Science, Mathematics, and Technology Education
Special Issue on:
Environmental Education in Science, Mathematics, and Technology Education
Call for Manuscripts

Deadline for Statements of Interest: January 15, 2009
Deadline for Submission of Full Manuscripts: August 8, 2009

This special issue of the Canadian Journal for Science, Mathematics, and Technology Education will focus on environmental education. While the environment has received some attention in science education, including in the STSE movement, far fewer connections have been made between environmental education and mathematics and technology education. We are particularly interested in the relationships between environmental education and science, mathematics, or technology education in terms of ontology, epistemology, pedagogy, and policy. We are open to receiving manuscripts on a wide array of topics, representing a variety of research and theoretical traditions, so long as the connections between environmental education and at least one of the curricular areas of science, mathematics, and technology are clear.

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