Piloting a blended ESL delivery model in rural Saskatchewan (podcast episode)
In this 2014 ten minute LearnIT2teach Podcasts episode, Nicola Finnson of Carleton Trail College describes the challenges newcomers and the college faced, and the impact of the pilot program on learners, their course attendance and participation, and their workplaces.
Build your data literacy skills with training videos from Statistics Canada
Statistics Canada seems like a legit place to start building your data literacy competencies.
Creating a no-code app from a spreadsheet
There are many days when I wish I was a techie. I just don't have the intuition. And maybe I could learn if I took coding courses, but... So, I've been experimenting with some no-code tools to see what I can create. And, I have to admit, it's pretty cool what can be done with a simple spreadsheet on these sites. Here's what I was able to quickly create with one, Open As App.
An interview with Anesh Daya – innovation in ESL
Welcome to Episode 25 of the Technology in Human Services Podcast. In this episode I’m chatting with Anesh Daya, Edupreneur, ESL Disruptor, and Chief Innovation Officer of On the Spot Language, an Experiential Language Learning Program that guides and coaches English as a Second language learners to become independent language learners.
Future Skills Centre: shock-proofing the future of work
The Future Skills Centre has funded 64 innovation projects which explore ways evolving or emerging sectors and technologies can support workers displaced from socio-economic shocks as well as strengthening the economy of tomorrow. Among those projects are a number that focus on immigrant and refugee-serving organizations, or newcomers.
Up your game: Using social media and video to deliver legal information (webinar recording)
Recorded on April 20, 2021 - CLEO (Community Legal Education Ontario) staff members Fiona MacCool and Jesse Mark shared what CLEO is learning about when and how to use social media and video to help people understand their legal rights.
AMSSA Lecture: Telling a Story Through Data Visualization (webinar recording)
Settlement and integration service providers collect and use data on a daily basis. While the data we collect is essential, interpreting the meaning of the data can be a challenge. The AMSSA Lecture: Telling a Story Through Data Visualization will get you thinking about the data you collect and how you can use it to tell a story.
Digital transformation in settlement services (webinar recording)
This 2019 webinar focused on enabling service transformation through digital transformation. It described how digital transformation is more than implementing software, developing a mobile app or upgrading digital infrastructure. It is about changing the way you provide services and enhance client outcomes, by leveraging digital capabilities.
AI, Data and Improving Service Delivery (Metropolis conference 2021 recording)
This session focused on how cutting-edge technology has the potential to support and enhance current models of service delivery through automation and the application of solid data analysis. Presenters shared current and practical applications of AI and other technology innovations in the sector.
On information sharing and sense-making
I'm sharing a bunch of really great workshop and webinar recordings along a loose theme - information seeking, sharing, and sense-making. Each of these recordings stand alone, but they are worth considering along this theme and all contribute to some aspect of it.