Swati’s Profile

Active 3 months, 3 weeks ago
Halifax, Nova Scotia
Where do you work?
Halifax Regional Centre for Education
I am Swati, a devoted educator with over twelve years of experience as a student-focused teacher. My expertise lies in developing diverse science-based curricula, specializing in general science, mathematics, and chemistry. Known for my positive encouragement and interactive teaching methods, I’m committed to fostering diversity, inclusion, and addressing individual student needs. With a Master’s in Chemistry and a background in special education, I bring a unique blend of analytical thinking and creativity to my teaching. Currently, I am contributing to the academic success of students at Rockingstone Height School in Halifax, Canada, as an observant inclusion teacher.
Intrigued by the challenges posed by the COVID-19 pandemic, I am keenly interested in exploring solutions to enhance online learning and teaching methodologies. The pandemic has underscored the importance of adapting to a digital landscape, and I have witnessed firsthand the struggles faced by both students and teachers due to limited skills in this domain. Enrolling in this program reflects my commitment to acquiring advanced skills, enabling me to contribute effectively to the evolving educational landscape.


EDDL 5141 ON2 – Online Teaching and Learning (Winter 2024 Harrison)

EDDL 5141 ON2 – Online Teaching and Learning (Winter 2024 Harrison)

EDDL 5141 ON2 – Online Teaching and Learning (Winter 2024 Harrison) This online, applied course is designed to provide educators with knowledge, skills and experience in implementing educational technology into a pedagogically sound learning environment. EDDL 5141 is designed to provide instructors with a basic introduction to the theory and practice of online teaching and learning and to develop the skills and strategies needed to facilitate courses in an online environment. Participants will reflect on their experiences as online learners to help develop their own philosophy of online teaching and learning. Using their philosophy, they will plan and conduct an online learning activity that they will facilitate for their fellow participants. Emphasis will be placed on student engagement and motivation, creating collaborative and interactive experiences and gaining practical experience. The course format will be an online seminar that models the development of learning communities. Participants will be directed to readings about current issues that they will discuss online and they will provide feedback to their fellow learners about their online facilitation experiences.


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