"e-Learning is Free Learning" | Government of Jamaica 

Technology Symposium – Programme

Knutsford Court Hotel, Kingston Jamaica, November 20, 2012.

Programme

Registration 8:00 – 9:00am
OPENING SESSION

  • Devotion
  • Welcome and opening Remarks, Miss Avrill Crawford

Remarks

  • Keisha Edwards-Hamilton, Symposium Chairperson

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  • Dance presentation: Edna Manley College (5)

Greetings

  • MOE 5
  • Ministry of Science Technology Energy and Mining 5
  • JTA 5
  • College Principals

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  • Delphine Williams-Young (Church Teachers College) 5

 

Keynote Address

  • Dr.David Vogt, academic advisor, Lecturer, University of British Columbia
9:00 – 11:00am
Break 11:00 – 11: 15
PresentationCaribbeanischool PresentationPlenary 1

Topic: Animation

Presenter: Mr. Wayne Sinclair

Plenary 2

Topic: ICT Bridging the Gap

Presenter: Mrs. Yvonne McCalla Sobers

11:15 – 12:30
Concurrent SessionsTOPIC 1Online Request for Equipment

Presenter: Mr. Christopher Bedward

TOPIC 2

Use of ExamView Software

Presenter:  Mr. Phillip Chen

 

TOPIC 3

Technology Integration in the Teaching of Spanish

Presenter:  Mrs. Kerene Nelson-Monteith

 

TOPIC 4

Use of Edmodo in the Teaching of Science

Presenter:  Ms. Clity Stennett

TOPIC 5

e-Learning equipment usage and its integration in the area of Mathematics 

Presenter:  Mr. Winston Edwards

12:30 – 1:15pm
LUNCH 1:15pm – 2:00pm
Educational Technologist Workshops (Bring Your Own Laptop)TOPIC 1Google Apps for Educators

Presenters: Mrs. Keisha Edwards Hamilton

& Mr. Venturo Bryan

TOPIC 2

Prezi as a Presentation Tool

Presenter:  Ms. Monica Campbell

TOPIC 3

Promoting collaboration in schools with Skydrive

Presenter:  Mrs. Denise Stoney-James

TOPIC 4

Technology in the Dance Classroom

Presenter: Ms. Kerry-Ann Henry

TOPIC 5

Idroo in the Mathematics Classroom

Presenter:  Mr. Conroy  Hall

2:00 – 2:45pm
Concurrent SessionsTOPIC 1

Are we there Yet Technology Integration in the Classroom

Presenter:  Dr. Donna Powell-Wilson

 

TOPIC 2

Cloud Computing

Presenter:  Mr. Allan Fung

 

TOPIC 3

Cyber-Crime Challenges Within Data Cloud – University Case Scenario

Presenter:  Mr. Sean Thorpe

 

TOPIC 4

Google in the Classroom (Bring Your Own Laptop)

Presenter:  Ms. Ritwa Smith

TOPIC 5

VSchools – Blended Learning

2:50pm – 3:15pm
Launch of EduTech Jamaica 3:15 – 3:45pm