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​​​​​Breaching Classroom Borders – Approaches and Tools

​Online Seminar - ​February 13, 16, 20 & 23, 2017​​


Introduction

The rapid technological development in the last decade facilitates the integration of teaching and learning environments and tools into Seamless Learning outside of the classroom. Nowadays, the accessibility of knowledge anytime, anywhere breaches the traditional classroom borders and opens up many different learning possibilities via tools and applications for mobile learning, social networks, large-group learning environments, and so on. During this online seminar, we shall present theoretical, research-based, and applied aspects of environments and tools that are prevalent in the field today.

Additional information about the seminar lectures is presented below.​

Target Population

The seminar is intended for anyone who is keen to enrich his/her knowledge of the field. No prior knowledge is required. You can participate in the seminar by means of your personal computer at home or at your place of work.

Teaching Staff

The lecturers are all highly experienced in the field with which they will be dealing in the lectures: Prof. Sheizaf Rafaeli, Mr. Tzvi Pittinsky, Ms Tami Neuthal, and Dr. Danny Glick.

Technical Support

Technical support will be available to the participants throughout the entire duration of the seminar. All you need is an Internet connection and earbuds or speakers.​

Cost and Registration

The following prices relate to the entire seminar (four sessions).
For participants from abroad: $100. To register, click here​.
For participants from Israel: NIS140 (subsidized price for teaching personnel in Israel). To register, click here.
You can also register to part of the seminar, as follows:​

Registration for one session:
For participants from abroad: $35.
For participants from Israel: NIS45

Registration for two sessions:
For participants from abroad: $60.
For participants from Israel: NIS80

Registration for three sessions:
For participants from abroad: $85.
For participants from Israel: NIS115

If you wish to partially participate, please send us the necessary details (number of sessions and their titles) via email: international@macam.ac.il

**Registration, payment, and participation in the seminar sessions are on an individual basis and are not transferable for the use of another person.

Seminar Structure and Contents

The seminar, which will be held during the month of February 2017, consists of four
90-minute sessions:​

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Session 1: Social and Cognitive Implications of "Flipping the Classroom"

Lecturer: Prof. Sheizaf Rafaeli
Date:  February 13, 2017
Time: 09:00-10:30 p.m. Israel time (for other time zones, click here​​).

Session 2: Effective Models for Integrating Mobile Devices into Learning​

Lecturer: Rabbi Tzvi Pittinsky
Date:  February 16, 2017​
Time: 09:00-10:30 p.m. Israel time (for other time zones, click here​​)

Session 3: MOOCs, Innovative Teaching, and Teachers' Professional Development​

Lecturer: Ms Tami Neuthal
Date:  February 20, 2017
Time: 09:00-10:30 p.m. Israel time (for other time zones, click here​​)

Session 4: Using Social Media to Engage Students in Online and Blended Learning Environments​

Lecturer: Dr. Danny Glick
Date:  February 23, 2017
Time: 09:00-10:30 p.m. Israel time (for other time zones, click here​​)


Please note!
The seminar will be held on condition that there are sufficient registrants.
For additional information, please contact Dr. Arye Ben-Hayim by e-mail: 

aryebh@macam.ac.il; or by phone: +972-3-6901488 / +972-52-2957124